Why choose this degree?
- Excellent facilities, expert teaching, strong links with industry and small class sizes.
- Take your equine knowledge to the next level with this specialist postgraduate programme.
- Develop research expertise relevant to industry using extensive laboratory, performance analysis and BHS-approved Equine Centre facilities.
- Access fantastic facilities such as the Rider Performance Studio and Racewood Eventing Simulator.
- The effect of Handedness and Footedness on Postural Asymmetries in Amateur Dressage Rider at Trot and Canter on a Simulator
- Contemplating the Five Domains: UK Horse Owner Perceptions of Equine Welfare
- The potential impact of female body shape on rider posture and scores received from dressage judges
- Equine (Equus caballus) social network construction within small domestic groups
• Equestrian Training • Equestrian Performance • Applied Animal Behaviour Science • Research Methods • Research Project
Units are assessed by a mix of coursework, practical assessments, exams, case studies and project work. Emphasis is placed on the development of critical evaluation and research skills with the use of formative assessments throughout the programme of study. Developmental feedback will enable you to widen the range of your academic skills as you progress through the programme.
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
How to apply
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/.
BSc (Hons) in a Science-related programme at 2:2 or above For more information about this course please email Natalie Stones on [email protected]
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||Overall score of 7.0 with minimum scores of 6.5 in any of Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (CEFR C1) www.ielts.org/about-ielts/ielts-for-migration/united-kingdom|
|PTE Academic||76||Overall score of 76 with a minimum score of 76 in Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (CEFR C1) www.pearsonpte.com/selt-tests/pte-academic-ukvi https://pearsonpte.com/|
|Trinity ISE||Pass||Pass in each of Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (CEFR C1) www.trinitycollege.com/qualifications/SELT/UKVI|
We will also accept the following qualifications from International Students: LanguageCert International ESOL SELT (CEFR C1) Minimum scores of 33/50 in Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening (https://www.languagecert.org/)
Please email [email protected] for details
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£6850||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6850||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6950||Year 1|
Additional fee information
If your household income is under £32,960 you could receive a bursary of up to £750 per annum. This can be used to help towards travel costs, books and equipment or anything else that will help you during your course. Depending on the financial information disclosed in your Student Loan application, UCS may make an automatic bursary award based on specific criteria as set out in our Access and Participation Plan. If this is not the case you may still be able to apply for financial support to the UCS HE Hardship fund by completing a Bursary Application Form (available from end of |Term 1). For more information please [email protected].