University Centre Sparsholt has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?
- Benefit from work experience at all course stages
- Progress to BSc Top-up at University Centre Sparsholt after successfully completing the course
- Get hands-on with research projects, events and shows as well an international study tour
YEAR 1 • Equine Anatomy and Physiology • The Equine Industry • Industry Skills • Work Placement 1 • Equitation and Husbandry • Principles in Biology • Academic Skills YEAR 2 • Equitation and Training • Applied Industry Research • Nutrition and Dietetics • Work Placement 2 • Equine Health and Welfare • Equine Business Administration • Breeding and Stud Management • Coaching Methods
Tutorial support throughout the study will help you to develop your skills and knowledge, using a varied range of assessments, including case studies, seminars and investigative reports with a range of practical sessions.
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
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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/.
|A level||CE||Two 'A' Level passes, including one at grade C or above in a Science|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||We also accept the following City & Guilds Diploma: • C&G Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) - MMP; • C&G Advanced Technical Diploma (720) - MM • C&G Extended Diploma - Pass with 6 units at Merit|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits||A satisfactory pass profile in a relevant Access course with 45 credits at Level 3, with Science units at Merit.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MM|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||Appropriate IB certificates will be considered|
Plus GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above, or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||B||Score 169-175 (FCE grade B; CAE level B2)|
We will also accept the following qualifications from EU students: GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above; IGCSE English (as a first or second language) at grade C/4 or above; AS or A level English Language or English Literature; International Baccalaureate (English A or B syllabus or English Literature Standard or Higher level) grade 4.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9800*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Sparsholt offers a College Bursary of up to £750 per annum to all eligible students and an Aim Higher Bursary to £1200 to all students progressing from a Sparsholt Level 3 course to a FdSc or BSc. Degree students can also apply for a grant to help cover non-travel costs associated with dissertations/ research projects, and subscriptions. For further details please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/university-centre/fees-and-funding/.
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Clearing contact detailsClearing 2020 – Get in touch!
Clearing Contact Details
There is still time to join us at University Centre Sparsholt this September through clearing. Every year, students find their ideal course in UCAS Clearing or Adjustment. It gives you another opportunity to find the best course for you – whether you’ve changed your mind, your results surprised you or you’re just starting to think about starting university this year. Our courses range from Applied Animal Science, Zoo Biology and Equine to Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Aquaculture and Fishery Management, Marine Ecology and Conservation and Veterinary Nursing Science. Why choose University Centre Sparsholt? Excellent industry links; Outstanding facilities; Expert lecturers; Specialised degrees; TEF Gold award; Accredited by University of Portsmouth; and a Hampshire countryside campus or city living in Winchester
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