Biological, Environmental and Rural Scs. - Aberystwyth Univ.

MSc Equine Science (full-time)

Biological, Environmental and Rural Scs. - Aberystwyth Univ.
In Aberystwyth

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Typology Master
Location Aberystwyth (Wales)
Duration 1 Year
  • Master
  • Aberystwyth (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Year

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Aberystwyth (Cardiganshire/Ceredigion)
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Aberystwyth University, Penglais, SY23 3DA


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· Requirements

A good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or higher or an international equivalent) in Biological Science, Animal Science, Equine Science or closely related discipline. Occasionally we will accept students with a high 2.2 subject to a satisfactory interview. Mature students with relevant work experience (min. 24 months) are judged on their individual merits and suitability for the course. Non-native English speakers are required to take a University recognised test of academic English language proficiency with required minimum proficiency levels.

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Course programme

This long established internationally recognised MSc in Equine Science course will provide you with the advanced subject knowledge and professional skills to enter the top careers in the equine industry and related professions.

All subjects studied are equine specific and include: Immunology, Parasitology and Bacteriology; Reproductive Physiology and Stud Management; Nutrition; Anatomy and Evolution; Endocrinology, Growth and Development; Genetics; Behaviour and Welfare; Veterinary Science. A strong emphasis is placed on student centred study in order to develop your skills of original thought, analysis, interpretation and reasoning; as well as encouraging you, where appropriate, to pursue specific areas of interest.

Why study this course?

  • Flexibility Based upon the longest established Equine MSc course in the UK - established in the 1970s
  • A challenging course taught by enthusiastic, helpful and research-active staff, and further enhanced by contributions from expert equine practitioners and academics, many of whom are of international renown
  • Both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 year) routes available
  • Some funding and bursaries available
  • Optional European tour and 2 equine conferences with lectures from international experts
  • Proven gateway to careers in research and lecturing, 97% employment record

Additional information

Contact person: Dr Mina Davies Morel

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