Equine Behaviour, Health and Welfare

Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Your learning will be based upon equine behaviour, health and welfare, including the anatomy and physiology of the horse, and equitation science. This degree will provide you with the opportunity to apply both scientific and psychological principles when evaluating the horse-human relationship. You'll develop your knowledge in specialist areas including rehabilitation strategies, equine learning and cognition, behavioural analysis, and the therapeutic use of the horse.

Course details


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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeDC38
Institution code N91
Campus nameBrackenhurst Campus
Campus code3

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points including a Science subject.
A level BBC 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including a Science subject.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM including relevant Science modules
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3, including relevant Science modules
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Diploma and one A-level or equivalent qualification, including an A-level Science subject.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-levels or equivalent qualification, including an A-level in a Science subject
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


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 £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.
Equine Behaviour, Health and Welfare at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS