The Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Equine Management, validated by Ulster University, is unique within the island of Ireland. The course which has been developed in consultation with the equine industry to meet their needs, aims to produce motivated graduates with practical and managerial skills and the ability to make sound judgements in all aspects of managing an equine enterprise. Equine courses offered at Enniskillen Campus incorporate a strong practical dimension and the philosophy of ‘learning by doing’ underpinned by current scientific theory is applied throughout all programs. Specialist Amenities: The campus was founded in 1967 and has provided over 45 years of high quality education and training with equine courses being offered since the early 1990s. The combination of excellent equestrian, teaching and residential facilities at the campus enables students to develop their practical and academic competencies in a pleasant environment. The students receive excellent support from members of the local equine industry. The campus has been redeveloped to provide an impressive range of indoor and outdoor facilities. There are stabling facilities for student livery horses, a horse walker, an indoor arena and a number of outdoor arenas. The equine industry is an international business with many job opportunities, enabling students to experience life and work around the world. Enniskillen Campus currently provides the widest range of equine programmes in Ireland. Courses have been developed which meet the needs of the industry and students alike, producing graduates with the capability to succeed in a wide range of careers. Through the courses, the College aims to help develop a competitive equine industry and aspires to give students an insight into many different equine related careers.
Year 1: Breeding and stud practices, Equine facilities management, Equine management practices, Equine structures and systems, Principles of equine nutrition. Optional Modules: Equitation, Horse racing industry. Year 2: Applied enterprise management, Horse health and welfare, Management of the equine athlete, Work-based learning. Optional Modules: Equine performance physiology, Research methods and data analytics. Placement: Semester two of the second year includes 11 weeks of a work based learning placement. This allows students to develop technical and commercial expertise.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£2595*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£2595*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.