Equine Studies at Cornwall College - UCAS

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Course summary

Students completing the course will have all the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to take an active role in the management within the equine industry. In the first year students will study a range of practical and academic modules ranging from equine anatomy, biomechanics to equine behaviour, welfare and ethics and practical equitation, as well as beginning their study of research skills. In the second year the core modules that all students will cover include equine performance management, equine exercise physiology, health and disease and the students individual research projects. Alongside these module’s students will choose two of the four option modules, coaching and teaching, equine business performance and sustainability, reproduction and obstetrics or pharmacy and diagnostics. This will allow students to complete individual specialised pathways dependent on chosen career pathways focussing on coaching, equine health, equine health industry, or reproduction and stud management.


Year 1: An Introduction to Equine Biomechanics  Equine Anatomy and Physiology Equine Behaviour Welfare and Ethics Research and Academic Skills Practical Equitation Year 2: Equine Performance Management  Equine Exercise Physiology Equine Health and Disease Research Project An Introduction to Coaching and Teaching (optional module) Equine Reproduction & Obstetrics (optional module) Pharmacy and Diagnostics (optional module)

Assessment method

Written exam / in-class test; a question or set of questions relating to a particular area of study. • Written assignment; an exercise completed in writing • Report; a description, summary or other account of an experience or activity • Research Report; an extended piece of written work, often the write up of a final year programme • Oral assessment and presentation; a conversation or oral presentation on a given topic, including an individual contribution or a seminar • Practical skills assessment; assessment of a student’s practical skills or competence • Poster; a presentation of information by written poster • Reflective account / log; a written work that enables the students to develop greater ownership in their learning experience • Group Work; where students are expected to work in a team situation to develop teamwork skills • Peer assessment; students are encouraged to assess the work of their peers to develop judgement skills, critiquing abilities and self –awareness • Science communication; films, podcasts, websites, articles, films

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

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  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £8600 Year 1
EU £8600 Year 1
England £8600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8600 Year 1
Scotland £8600 Year 1
Wales £8600 Year 1

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Equine Studies at Cornwall College - UCAS