University Centre Sparsholt has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?
- Gain the scientific skills and knowledge needed for a career in scientific support and management of the performance horse
- Be taught by leading industry experts in outstanding onsite facilities
- Tailor your learning to your interests and career goals with optional units and dissertation at Level 6
YEAR 1 • Equine Anatomy & Physiology • The Equine Industry • Academic Skills • Work Placement • Equine Evolution, Domestication & Behaviour • Equitation & Husbandry • Principles in Biology YEAR 2 • Advanced Equine Anatomy & Physiology • Nutrition & Dietetics • Research Methods & Analytical Techniques • Equitation & Coaching • Equine Ethology • Equine Health & Welfare • Breeding & Stud Management • Data Analysis 1 YEAR 3 • Dissertation • Equine Veterinary Science • Data Analysis 2 • Equine Rehabilitation & Therapy • Equine Biomechanics & Sports Science • Applied Nutrition (optional – subject to demand) • Equine Genetics & Reproductive Technologies (optional – subject to demand) • Professional Industrial Development
Tutorial support throughout your programme of study will help you to develop your skills and knowledge, using a varied range of assessments, including case studies, seminars, investigative reports and practical sessions.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome applications from international students. For further details on the English language requirements, visa requirements and student life, please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/international/.
|A level||CCE||Three A Level passes including two at grade C/4 or above, one which should be in a Science.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||We also accept the following City & Guilds Diploma: • C&G Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) - DMM; • C&G Extended Diploma - Merit with 6 units at Distinction or above|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits||A Merit profile in a relevant Access course with 45 credits at Level 3, with Science units at Merit.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||24 points||24 points with HL Science at 4.|
Plus GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||B||Score 169-175 (FCE grade B; CAE level B2)|
We will also accept the following qualifications from EU students: GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above; IGCSE English (as a first or second language) at grade C/4 or above; AS or A level English Language or English Literature; International Baccalaureate (English A or B syllabus or English Literature Standard or Higher level) grade 4.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9800*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Sparsholt offers a College Bursary of up to £750 per annum to all eligible students and an Aim Higher Bursary to £1200 to all students progressing from a Sparsholt Level 3 course to a FdSc or BSc. Degree students can also apply for a grant to help cover non-travel costs associated with dissertations/ research projects, and subscriptions. For further details please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/university-centre/fees-and-funding/.