School of Science, University of Greenwich, London/ United Kingdom

B.Sc. Equine Management

This comprehensive degree programme covers all aspects of equine management and equips graduates with the necessary skills to run their own equine business. Structured to allow you to pursue a programme which reflects your experiences and interests, the programme is a mix between theory and practical outside demonstrations, visits and seminars.

Description

The horse industry is now one of the fastest growing rural sectors, and the care, welfare and management of horses is an expanding industry in the UK. Hadlow College is recognised in the industry as a centre of excellence and regularly receives requests from employers for its students and graduates to fill equine vacancies.

This comprehensive degree programme covers all aspects of equine management and equips graduates with the necessary skills to run their own equine business. Structured to allow you to pursue a programme which reflects your experiences and interests, the programme is a mix between theory and practical outside demonstrations, visits and seminars. You will cover the training and breeding of horses, equine science and estate management.

Aims of the programme

  • To analyse methods of equine management and development
  • To provide the necessary skills for management within the equine industry, either within a yard environment or allied industries
  • To provide practical work placements to support students' study
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Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 36  months
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  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Equine Anatomy and Physiology (30 credits)
  • Equine Welfare and Husbandry 1 (15 credits)
  • Equine Welfare and Husbandry 2 (15 credits)
  • Training Young Horses (15 credits)
  • Principles of Management (15 credits)
  • Work-Based Learning (15 credits)
  • One 15-credit option chosen from: Riding and Training Horses; Veterinary Science (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Equine and Human Sports Science (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Research Skills (15 credits)
  • Horse Breeding Management (15 credits)
  • Applied Enterprise Management (15 credits)
  • Organisation and Event Planning (15 credits)
  • Equine Welfare and Husbandry 3 (15 credits)
  • Two 15-credit options from: Streeses in the Sports Horse; Riding and Training Horses on the Flat; Equine Health Management; Riding and Training Horses over Fences (30 credits)

Year 3

  • Applied Equine Nutrition (15 credits)
  • Advanced Equine Behaviour (15 credits)
  • Appled Alternative Therapies (15 credits)
  • Breeding Enterprise Management (15 credits)
  • Advanced Management Studies (15 credits)
  • One 15-credit option from either: Advanced Equitation and Coaching; Advances in Equine Reproductive Techniques (15 credits)
  • Project (30 credits)

Assessment

Students are assessed through practical assignments, reports, case studies, presentations and exams.

Attendance

3 years part-time (3 days a week)

English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

240 UCAS points

FROM A-levels, preferably one in a science-based subject

OR Level 3 vocational qualification

PLUS all applicants should also have a GCSE grade C or above in English, mathematics and science.

• Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications.

• Applications from mature students are welcome.

• Applicants must have riding experience and a genuine interest in working with horses.

Students have access to facilities such as an international-sized indoor arena, cross-country courses, an outdoor arena, show jumping paddock and jumping lane. There are over 60 horses, including mares in foal, young horses in training and stallions.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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