Abingdon and Witney College

Full Time BSc Equine Science

Abingdon and Witney College
In Whitney

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Whitney
Duration 3 Years
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Whitney
  • Duration:
    3 Years
Description

The equine industry continues to increase in size and complexity. This degree is designed to equip graduates to become key participants in the thriving equine industry. Graduates will combine the skills of scientific understanding with an element of business acumen. Students will be able to choose option modules to reflect their areas of interest. The course is highly practical and vocational.

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Whitney (Oxfordshire)
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Holloway Road, OX28 6NE

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· Requirements

GCSE Mathematics, English Language and Double Integrated Science (or equivalent) and a science A-level, preferably biology. Typical offers are A-level grades BBC or equivalent to 280 UCAS tariff points. Equivalent grades in other recognised qualifications (such as BTEC Nationals or Scottish qualifications). Practical equine experience is desirable but not a pre-requisite for entry. Mature...

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Course programme


BSc Equine Science

  • Subject area:Equine Studies
  • Course type:Full time


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Course description
The equine industry continues to increase in size and complexity. This degree is designed to equip graduates to become key participants in the thriving equine industry. Graduates will combine the skills of scientific understanding with an element of business acumen. Students will be able to choose option modules to reflect their areas of interest. The course is highly practical and vocational, with considerable input from external practitioners working within the industry, and it prepares students to enter a multitude of equine-connected careers. The programme utilises the excellent facilities and expertise of Oxford Brookes University and the practical equine resources provided by Abingdon and Witney College.
The module list you choose from may vary from the following:
Year 1
Cellular Energy and Supply
Equine Breeding and Reproduction
Equine Science I
Equine Science II
Foundations of Business
Human Physiology
Practical Horse Husbandry
Quantitative Science Skills
The Equine Industry
The International Thoroughbred Industry
Years 2 and final year
Business Strategy
Dissertation or Final Project
Entrepreneurial Business Planning
Equine Behaviour
Equine Endocrine and Reproduction Physiology
Equine Ethics and Welfare
Equine Exercise Physiology
Equine Genetics
Equine Nutrition
Evolution
Facilities and Events Management
Grassland Management
Independent Study
Injury and Rehabilitation in the Sports Horse
International Stud Management
Mammalian Biochemistry
Microbiology
Microbiology and Immunology
Preventative Medicine and Veterinary Techniques
Training and Developing the Athletic Horse

Final award
BSc (Hons) Equine Science

Entry requirements
GCSE Mathematics, English Language and Double Integrated Science (or equivalent) and a science A-level, preferably biology.
Typical offers are A-level grades BBC or equivalent to 280 UCAS tariff points. Equivalent grades in other recognised qualifications (such as BTEC Nationals or Scottish qualifications).
Practical equine experience is desirable but not a pre-requisite for entry. Mature students with relevant experience are welcomed as a positive addition to the course. Higher National Diploma and Foundation Degree routes into the course are also available.
If you do not have a science A-level, we encourage you to consider one of our foundation degrees.

Additional information
Entry is via UCAS - OXFD-066-D322.
Fees for 2009-2010 will be £3225 All fees are payable to Oxford Brookes University at Enrolment.
Student Support is available for this degree.
/>*Students aged 16-18 will not be required to pay the full course fee, in most cases your fee will not exceed £150. Please contact us if you need more information regarding fees for full-time courses.

Code Campus Duration Start date Day(s)
EHWB103P Witney Campus 3 year Sep 2010


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