Easton College

Equine Science & Welfare Easton College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of East Anglia


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Course summary

This programme aims to provide the student with the fundamentals of equine training, development and management, setting foundations for a successful career. The learner will gain skills, knowledge and practical experience in horse knowledge and care including yard and estate management. Biomechanical effects of exercise and injuries will be studied and scientific knowledge applied in a practical context to the development of the performance horse. Experience will be provided in the management of equine breeding stock and commercial stud practice. This qualification provides an essential broad base to the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed for working in the equine industry and includes compulsory work experience.

Course details


Year 1: HE Academic Skills; Workplace Dynamics and Performance; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Care and Management of the Horse; Equitation; Equine Behaviour.

Year 2: Work-based Research Project; Equine Health, Injury and Disease; Care of the Performance Horse; Equestrian Event Planning; Equine Welfare Perspectives; Equine Breeding and Genetics

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

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Course code D426
Institution code E30
Campus name Easton Campus
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

Additional entry requirements



Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8,500 Year 1
International £9,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 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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Easton College

Course contact details

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Student Services Easton & Otley College

08000 224556