BSc (Hons) Degree in
BSc (Hons) Degree in Equine Management
The Honours Degree in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, aims to produce motivated graduates who can understand and apply modern scientific and management principles in an ever-changing equine industry. These students will be equipped to carry out a range of practical and managerial activities in equine and non-equine enterprises.
Modules (Level 4:Year 1)
- Breeding and stud practices
- Equine anatomy and physiology
- Equine management practices
- Introduction to business management
- Principles of equine nutrition
- Option: Equitation or Horse racing industry
Modules (Level 5:Year 2)
- Applied enterprise management
- Equine business opportunities
- Equine health and nutrition
- Equine performance science
- Equine technology
- Research methods and statistics
Students undertaking the four-year course will complete a one-year work-based learning placement during year three of the programme. On successful completion of the placement a Diploma in Professional Practice (DPP)/ Diploma in Professional Practice (International) will be awarded.
Progression opportunities and career destinations
Students may have the opportunity to progress onto relevant postgraduate studies or research.
A range of opportunities exist for graduates in the island of Ireland and abroad in the equine industry and related services including equine enterprise management, technical advisory duties, marketing, sales, tourism, journalism and lecturing. Equine graduates have also used their qualification to enter other professions.
Course Entry Requirements
Students should normally have 96 UCAS tariff points at A2 Level which must include a science subject plus four GCSE subjects at Grade C or higher including a science subject, mathematics and English language or equivalent.
For other qualifications, please consult the UCAS website Tariff Tables. For those applying with Irish Leaving Certificate qualifications please refer to the Tariff Tables, Section 3 – International Qualifications where equivalent qualifications are listed in alphabetical order.
To apply to this course please follow this link to the UCAS website
UCAS Course Code
Institution code: A45 Course code: D322
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