The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The MSc Equine Science develops a systematic understanding and a critical awareness of current issues at the forefront of equine science. The MSc offers you a unique opportunity to combine the biological and sociological aspects of equine science. The course aims to extend your graduate skills and knowledge to develop you to be able to inform and lead industry developments. The MSc will encourage reflection, debate and critical evaluation of industry practices and current issues. The programme allows you to explore areas of personal interest within the structured setting of taught modules, with the benefit of a triple dissertation. As a Myerscough postgraduate student, you will benefit from individualised support within a welcoming culture, ensuring that you follow in the footsteps of our previous students with their outstanding high achievements and excellent student satisfaction. Myerscough equine research students have presented their research on an international platform and it is expected that all our students at this level should be capable of achieving this high accolade.
Masters Dissertation (triple module); Research Methodology and Design; Current Issues and Innovation in the Equine Industry; Equestrian Sport, Culture and Society; Equitation Science; Evidence Based Animal Husbandry; Comparative Equine Physiology
Students will face a variety of assessments, including written reports, essays, literature reviews, examinations, dissertation, research proposal and presentations.
Applications are sought from individuals possessing a minimum of Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree (or equivalent) in related subjects such as Equine Science, Equine Management, Equitation Science, Animal Science and Biology. Candidates not possessing an Honours Degree at the above grade but with relevant professional qualifications and experience will be welcomed. All non-standard applicants will be interviewed to assess suitability for the course. Career experience with evidence of study skills may also be considered. Consideration will be given to non-traditional qualifications and relevant work experience. Applicants are encouraged to produce evidence of their potential to benefit from the course. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Experience/Learning (APE/L) for certain modules will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to have an English qualification to IELTS 6 or equivalent.
English language requirements
|Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to have an English qualification to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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