Equine Science (Level 6 entry) at Hartpury University - UCAS

Course summary

Extend your foundation degree or HND to a full BSc (Hons) degree. You will join the final year of the BSc (Hons) Equine Science programme, building on your previous knowledge. This makes the course ideal for applicants who are considering an equine career in a scientific context, including postgraduate study, research, and teaching. Your research project will allow you to explore a topic of your choice in detail with support from your supervisor. You'll evaluate and better understand current equine research, applying this to industry led enquiries, giving you work-ready skills and knowledge. Guest lecturers with industry and research experience will complement your learning, and provide you with networking opportunities in areas you’re interested in. You'll have the opportunity to be involved in on-site research projects or gain an insight into the commercial areas on campus, such as at the Equine Therapy Centre.


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. Compulsory and optional modules include: Developments in Equine Research, Undergraduate Dissertation, Investigative Skills for the Successful Undergraduate and Applied Research Project, Equine Sports Medicine, Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation, Applied Equine Biomechanics, Equine Nutrition for Performance, Pharmacology. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit our website.

How to apply

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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

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £13000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Sandwich Year £925 Part time (maximum) £6,935 The above fees may change as a result of the UK leaving the EU. They are also subject to approval in the Access and Participation Plan, and the OfS.
Equine Science (Level 6 entry) at Hartpury University - UCAS