This HND in Equine Management is your blueprint to working in the equine industry. If you are preparing for a career in the equine industry such as yard management, nutritionist, pharmaceuticals or the final year of an honours degree then this course is for you. Successful completion of the course also allows you to enter the equine industry or further studies at University. Special Features include small group sizes ensure you get the support you need to succeed and excellent practical opportunities with a variety of horses in our animal centres. Students on this course will have the opportunity to work on the fully equipped animal centres, including the equine centre, farm and make use of the on-site laboratory facilities. You will be taught by nurturing and experts lecturers through a variety of assessment methods to include group and individual assignments, presentations, practical assessments and case studies. You will also have access to HE development session to build your skills and realise your potential. There is optional trips with the Student Union of the Chichester Collee Group. Recent examples include Greece, to view game and learn about conservation or to visit a safari and work with the local community, e.g. Kenya. At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to celebrate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony.
You will benefit from a comprehensive programme of academic study skills throughout the course and will work in a supervisory capacity on the equine yard. Year 1 Modules include; Animal Health and Welfare, Research Project, Animal Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology, Business Environment, Horse Husbandry, Equine facilities, and Horse Human interactions. Year 2 Modules include; Biological Principles, Breeding and Genetics, Evolution and Adaptations, Research Project, Work Experience, Equine Health and Disease, Therapy and Rehabilitation.
You will be taught both in a classroom setting and in the animal and equine centre. You will also be expected to undertake self-directed research. Learners will complete fieldwork and enjoy participating in a number of trips and visits. You will be assessed through a mixture of written assignments and reports, poster and oral presentations, practical assessments, discussions and debates. There will also be an externally set assessment both in year 1 and year 2. This is set by Pearsons (BTEC) the awarding body for the qualifications.
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
All students complete an interview. Riding does not form an essential part of this qualification although if currently riding at BHS stage 1 standard or above, riding training can be offered alongside with an additional fee. If this is of interest a riding assessment will need take place at the time interview or during the induction period. Mature students with suitable experience and/or portfolio of work are welcome to make an application and attend an interview and/or audition.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|No factor below 5.5 for reading and writing. For those resident in the UK who have suitable work experience, a college English test is available to show competency in English.
|Institution's Own Test
|As part of your interview, you may be asked to prepare/complete a written assessment.
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Fees and funding
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.