PGCert Equine Nutrition

In Aberystwyth

Price on request


  • Typology


  • Location

    Aberystwyth (Wales)

  • Duration

    1 Year

Important information

Government funding available




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


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To take into account

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

The course consists of a selection of modules from the MSc Equine Science course. All subjects studied are equine specific and include: Equine Nutrition; Anatomy and Evolution; Veterinary Science and a Literature Review on an agreed area of Equine Nutrition. 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
  • Modules can be accumulated and count towards the MSc Equine Science
  • Part-time route (1 day per week for 1 academic year)
  • Optional European tour and equine conferences with lectures from international experts
  • Proven gateway to careers in research and lecturing

PGCert Equine Nutrition

Price on request