Equine Performance and Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year) at Hartpury University - UCAS

Hartpury University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Equine Performance and Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year)

Course summary

If you’re passionate about maximising equine performance and rehabilitation alongside veterinary and professional teams, then this is the ideal course for you. This degree is also ideal for those looking to combine practical equine skills with a love for science and research. This foundation year pathway provides an alternative route into degree-level study. It’s ideal for those who need to gain subject-specific knowledge and skills in order to progress onto the full BSc qualification. You’ll explore the fundamentals in equine performance analysis and rehabilitation, whilst developing your practical horsemanship skills further. The unique incorporation of practical competences ensures continual development of practical skills including ground schooling and equine performance analysis. Utilising world-class facilities, you’ll gain experience in our commercial Equine Therapy Centre that rehabilitates horses working at a range of levels. You’ll also undertake a supported work placement during your studies, as well as a compulsory placement year before your final year. Key to the course is developing your leadership skills through dedicated modules and ‘live’ projects. You’ll graduate with the competence needed to implement rehabilitation programmes under the direction of a veterinarian or professional and to positively impact industry practice in the fast-changing equine sector.

Modules

Our modules are developed regularly to reflect student and industry demands, ensuring you’re well prepared to enter skilled employment on graduation. The majority of courses are comprised of both compulsory and optional modules, the latter of which you'll be able to choose from to suit your interests and career goals. Most courses also include work placement learning, to help you gain essential experience for your future. Modules include: Foundation Skills Development, Academic Skills in Practice (Internship), Reviewing Literature, Foundation Equine Studies, Foundation Biological Principles, Equine Functional Anatomy, Equine Veterinary Science, Management of Equestrian Facilities, Equine Industry, Skills for the Equine Rehabilitation Professional, Introduction to Equine Nutrition, Equine Diagnostics and Therapy, Introduction to Equine Performance Analysis, Equine Performance and Rehabilitation, Research Methods for Equine Science, Professional Placement Experience in the Equestrian Sector, Dissertation, Analysis of Equine Performance, Rehabilitation in Practice. Modules are sometimes subject to change. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit https://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/courses/undergraduate/bsc-hons-equine-performance-with-rehabilitation-with-foundation-year/


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
DF38
Institution code:
H22
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

We have a strong global community, with students and staff from over 60 countries. Our dedicated International team will support you through every step of your university journey – from initial enquiry to enrolment and graduation. They’ll guide you through living and learning in the UK, making your application, visas, student finance, accommodation and much more. You’ll be welcomed to an International Orientation weekend, where they’ll arrange for you to be collected from your airport on arrival and support you to settle in to university life in your first term. As an international student, you’re guaranteed accommodation in your first year, see website for terms and conditions.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Practical Competency In addition to the above, applicants are required to hold a minimum of BHS Stage 2 care and lunge or Pony Club B test, or provide signature of a BHS Stage 3 Coach in Complete Horsemanship (UKCC level 2 or equivalent) to confirm that the applicant is able to: • understand basic horse behaviour and normal health • handle horses inside the stable • carry out routine grooming tasks • maintain a clean stable and provide food and water • select and fit rugs appropriately • tack up and un-tack (saddle and bridle) • Lead a horse safely in a variety of environments and hold a horse for inspection • lunge a horse for exercise according to instructions In addition to the above, we require a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C), to include English and Maths. We will consider equivalencies including but not limited to functional skills level 2, Irish Ordinary level, National 5s, IB standard level. We will consider combinations of level three qualifications. We welcome applications from individuals with equivalent, non-UK qualifications and mature students (over 21). We may interview as part of the application process.


Student Outcomes

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73%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full fee details including sandwich year, international tuition fees and additional costs relating to this programme please visit the course page on our website.

Sponsorship information

Studying a degree is a worthwhile investment, providing opportunities and experiences to help you to carve out a rewarding and successful future. We know that accessing funding, in the form of loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships, can make studying a degree possible for many students. Alongside government loans, Hartpury University and our partners offer a range of financial support packages to eligible students applying for our courses. Please visit our student finance page for more information on what’s on offer to help you with your study costs: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

Equine Performance and Rehabilitation (with Foundation Year) at Hartpury University - UCAS