Equine Science & Management Askham Bryan College


Awarded by: Harper Adams University

This degree programme will help you develop
knowledge about the systems and structures
of the horse and how the horse’s body responds
to exercise, injury and rehabilitation. You will
also learn about key business management
skills and issues facing the equine industry
today. Additionally, you will benefit from
being able to develop your practical and
horse husbandry skills within a British
Horse Society approved training centre.

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Askham Bryan York Campus

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


• Industry Skills
• The Future Equine Industry
• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Equine Behaviour and Welfare
• Coaching Psychology and Rider Performance
• Management of the Performance Horse
Year 2
• Personal Research Project
• Professional Development
• Academic Development
• Business Enterprise
• Equine Rehabilitation and
Injury Management
• Equine Health and Disease
• Equine Nutrition
Elective Modules (select 1)
• Equitation Science and Coaching
• Performance Horse Evaluation
• Equine Breeding and Reproduction

Assessment method

Practical assessments, continual assessments, coursework, examinations, presentations.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 8T22
Institution code A70
Campus name Askham Bryan York Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points 48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including
English, Maths and Science at grade C
or above. For entry requirements to the
Foundation Degrees in Veterinary Nursing
or Veterinary Health Studies see from
page 84 onwards.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.