University Centre Reaseheath

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Chester

Equine Bioveterinary Science

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Course summary

The course focuses on the science behind the latest advances in the equine industry. This programme embeds key veterinary science modules such as Veterinary Biosciences, Equine Health and Epidemiology and Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology. The modules incorporate key laboratory skills which are developed during the degree course, and culminate in students having the opportunity to engage in collaborative projects with industry partners. The route will prepare students for employment in broad fields within the equine industry including nutrition, para-veterinary, pharmaceutical sales, diagnostic laboratory work and equine research. It also provides graduate opportunities for further study into post-graduate degree programmes both within and outside of the equine field. The BSc (Hons) Equine Bioveterinary Science award aims to provide the following:

  • To enable students to progress in a professional career involving a scientific or technical role within the equine industry
  • To develop student understanding of the scientific principles and management practices associated with the maintenance of optimal equine health and full athletic performance
  • To develop the student’s ability to identify and solve problems associated with the sphere of equine science
  • To enhance the student’s understanding of equine related scientific research conducted to date
  • To enable students to undertake an appraisal of equine science industry sector strategies

Course details


For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University Centre Reaseheath Website.

Assessment method

Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and skills valued in the workplace. They include a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may take many forms including: essays, reports, data processing, presentations, academic posters, seminar discussions, interviews, critical reviews, portfolios of evidence and practical competency assessments. The examinations vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments, data handling questions, short answer quizzes, and in class examinations. Assessment weighting varies depending on course and year of study. For more information please see our Course Information on our website.

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £11800 Year 1

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Equine Bioveterinary Science at University Centre Reaseheath - UCAS