University Centre Hadlow

Equine Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation University Centre Hadlow Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Greenwich


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

University Centre Hadlow has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This highly unique degree course has been designed in conjunction with industry experts to equip students who wish to work in the field of therapy and rehabilitation. Designed not only to allow students to evaluate, design and administer a range of therapy treatments, graduates will also be 'client-ready' and coached in personal skills so as to be ready to work within a related therapy/rehabilitation organisation.

Course details


Year 1
Equine Anatomy and Muscle Function
Horse Handling and Groundwork
Introduction to Therapy and Rehabilitation
Equine Nutrition
Physiology and Biochemistry and Exercise
Research Skills
Work Based Learning

Year 2
The Science of Movement
Applied Herbal Medicine
Equine Veterinary Practices and Treatment
Data Analysis
A choice of either: Advanced Groundwork and Handling or Equine Nutrition for Performance
Work Based Learning 2

Assessment method

Teaching on this programme aims to maximise on the unique facilities offered at Greenwich Equestrian Centre; as such there is high practical content in the course. Student-centred theory-based sessions take place in well-equipped classrooms, lecture theatres, laboratories and computer suites.

The college’s excellent industry links provide ample opportunity for trips to equestrian businesses, as well as frequent involvement from industry professional to give lectures and practical demonstrations.

Assessment activities range from essays, reports and portfolios to website production, practical demonstrations and client consultations. They are designed to mimic real-life, therapy-based activities, creating realistic and applied teaching and learning activities.

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

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 DK23
Institution code H03
Campus name Hadlow College
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points UCAS points are made up from A Levels, with one in a science based subject, or a relevant Level 3 vocational qualification. All applicants should have GCSE Grade C or above in English, Maths and Science and have spent two years studying at Level 3.

Applications from mature students, without the standard entry requirements; with current, relevant industry experience are welcome

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,165 Year 1
Scotland £6,165 Year 1
Wales £6,165 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Provider information

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University Centre Hadlow
TN11 0AL

Clearing contact details

Clearing Helpline

01732 850551

Course contact details


01732 850551