University Centre Reaseheath

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Animal Management (Equine Management)

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Course summary

University Centre Reaseheath remains committed to providing a highly responsive curriculum that is employment and future-focused and will enable students to develop the essential knowledge and skills that will prepare them for future success in work and life. This course is delivered within the commercial setting of Burrows Lane Equestrian Centre, Merseyside, with periodic delivery at University Centre Reaseheath. This programme is distinctive in its design as it offers an insight into a broad range of equine management disciplines, rather than focusing on one specialist area. The programme design makes it ideal for Level 3 learners, or experienced individuals, looking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of a range of roles and opportunities that exist within the equine industry progressing into employment. The HND is aimed at the development of individuals, providing a grounding in industry knowledge accompanied by the acquisition of essential softer skills, including leadership and management, which will act as valuable stepping stone onto a Bachelor’s degree programme or into employment across the equine and/or animal science sector. The Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Animal Management (Equine Management) offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of some sector-specific skills and experience through the specialist units. Students will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace activities offering a comprehensive blended learning approach. The Higher National Diploma is delivered over two years, during year one the learners will study a range of units at Level 4 and build on their knowledge in year two, completing a further range of Level 5 units.

Course details


Year 1 (Level 4) • Animal Health and Welfare • Business and the Business Environment • Managing a Successful Project • Animal Anatomy and Physiology • Horse Husbandry • Management of Equine Facilities • Horse Human Relationship • Equestrian Performance Year 2 (Level 5) • Biological Principles • Research Project • Equine Health and Disease • Therapy and Rehabilitation • Horse Event Management • Advanced Equine Performance • Work Experience

Assessment method

Formative and Summative Assessment Students are able to receive feedback on draft work, and detailed feedback on their first assignment submission where they can also view the similarity mapping on Turnitin but this is then switched off for subsequent submissions. There is a varied assessment diet on the programme which includes the following: Written scientific reports Case-study reports Presentations Self-running PowerPoints Seminars Teamwork tasks Practical assessments including the use of biomechanics software Self-evaluation exercises Phase tests Live debate Laboratory skills Project work

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Burrows Lane Equestrian Centre
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature students (aged 21+) will be considered on an individual basis on their prior knowledge and experience. This may be assessed by interview, completion of coursework/essay or other methods. There may be a requirement for a formal qualification to be completed first e.g. Access to HE course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7860 Year 1
England £7860 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7860 Year 1
Scotland £7860 Year 1
Wales £7860 Year 1
Channel Islands £7860 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Animal Management (Equine Management) at University Centre Reaseheath - UCAS