Racehorse Performance and Rehabilitation at Hartpury University - UCAS

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Course summary

If you want to develop your expertise in racehorse performance and rehabilitation, then this is the course for you. Throughout your degree, you'll learn how to achieve optimal racehorse performance including returning the thoroughbred to peak condition following an injury. Our county of Gloucestershire is renowned for horseracing, with leading trainers and facilities on site and nearby. You’ll benefit from our strong links with racing professionals as well as our research-active commercial Equine Therapy Centre on campus, which rehabilitates racehorses, and other equine athletes, back to competition. The skills and industry connections you develop will help you take advantage of global opportunities that exist in an innovative, fast-paced industry. You'll graduate with a strong awareness of the racing industry, combined with the ability to apply scientific principles to training practices, analyse performance and understand the rehabilitation process of the racehorse.urses.

Modules

Our modules are developed regularly to reflect student and industry demands, ensuring you’re well prepared to enter skilled employment on graduation. The majority of courses are comprised of both compulsory and optional modules, the latter of which you'll be able to choose from to suit your interests and career goals. Most courses also include work placement learning, to help you gain essential experience for your future. Modules include: Equine Functional Anatomy, Equine Veterinary Science, Management of Equestrian Facilities, Introduction to the Horseracing Industry, The International Horseracing Industry, Skills for the Equine Rehabilitation Professional, Equine Diagnostics and Therapy, Introduction to Equine Performance Analysis, Horseracing, Governance and Law, Racehorse Performance and Rehabilitation, Undergraduate Research Process, Dissertation, Analysis of Equine Performance, Racehorse Therapy and Rehabilitation. Modules are sometimes subject to change. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit https://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/courses/undergraduate/bsc-hons-racehorse-performance-and-rehabilitation-sw/


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

We have a strong global community, with students and staff from over 60 countries. Our dedicated International team will support you through every step of your university journey – from initial enquiry to enrolment and graduation. They’ll guide you through living and learning in the UK, making your application, visas, student finance, accommodation and much more. You’ll be welcomed to an International Orientation weekend, where they’ll arrange for you to be collected from your airport on arrival and support you to settle in to university life in your first term. As an international student, you’re guaranteed accommodation in your first year, see website for terms and conditions.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition to the above, we require a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C), to include English and Maths. We will consider equivalencies including but not limited to functional skills level 2, Irish Ordinary level, National 5s, IB standard level. We will consider combinations of level three qualifications. A science for this programme is considered to be Biology, Physics or Chemistry. We welcome applications from individuals with equivalent, non-UK qualifications and mature students (over 21). We may interview as part of the application process. The minimum academic entry requirement for this programme is 80 UCAS tariff points, providing this is combined with relevant experience.


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full fee details including sandwich year, international tuition fees and additional costs relating to this programme please visit the course page on our website.

Sponsorship information

Studying a degree is a worthwhile investment, providing opportunities and experiences to help you to carve out a rewarding and successful future. We know that accessing funding, in the form of loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships, can make studying a degree possible for many students. Alongside government loans, Hartpury University and our partners offer a range of financial support packages to eligible students applying for our courses. Please visit our student finance page for more information on what’s on offer to help you with your study costs: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

Racehorse Performance and Rehabilitation at Hartpury University - UCAS