University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Scottish Qualifications Authority trading as SQA

Equine Studies

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Course summary

If you love horses and would like to make a career out of working with horses, the HND Equine Studies at North Highland College UHI is the course for you. You will learn the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to be able to work with horses to a high standard. You will also be prepared for your BHS exams.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code224D
Institution code H49
Campus nameNorth Highland College UHI
Campus codeT

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

QualificationOfferFurther information

Entry to this course is HNC Equine Studies or equivalent. UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0
PTE Academic50Minimum score of 50
TOEFL (iBT)72Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6720 Year 1
England £6720 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6720 Year 1
Wales £6720 Year 1
EU £1285 Year 1
Scotland £1285 Year 1
International £7020 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Equine Studies at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS