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BSc (Hons) Degree in Equine Management

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Course Duration

Full-time: 3 years or 4 years including Diploma in Professional Practice.

Course Location

Enniskillen Campus

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.

Course content

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

Modules (Level 6:Year 3)

  • Applied equine management
  • Dissertation
  • Equine business management and development
  • Management of the performance horse
  • Professional development
Work placement

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.

Fees and funding support

*Tuition fees for 2022 entry are £4630, a provisional fee which is subject to change. For further details follow this link.

Course Progression

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.

Fees and funding support

Tuition fees for 2022 entry are provisionally set at £4,630, subject to change. For more information about fees and funding support click here.

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.

In addition to meeting the course entry requirements applicants must also meet the General Entrance Requirements for Ulster University

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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Enniskillen Campus provides the widest range of equine courses in Ireland. The college aims to develop a competitive equine industry and produce graduates with the capability to succeed in a wide range of careers.

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      Megan Hunter

      Megan Hunter
      Student

      "I have just completed my work placement year at Stallion AI Services. The knowledge and skills I have gained will be very helpful when it comes to my final year studies. The opportunity to complete a work placement year and gain a Diploma in Professional Practice will certainly add to my CV."

      Jane Elliott

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      Jane Elliott
      Senior Lecturer (Equine)

      Jane.Elliott@daera-ni.gov.uk

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