Brooksby Melton College

Equine Performance Science Brooksby Melton College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of East Anglia


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Brooksby Melton College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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This foundation degree is designed to give all students a good grounding of equine knowledge and practical skills, alongside the higher education academic skills expected at this level. It also offers scientific modules, in order to give graduates a rounded programme of study and ensure they reach the level of academia and scientific understanding often asked for in graduate job roles. The college have a multitude of industry links which we have been working with for the past twenty years, integrating work based learning with higher education and is therefore suitable both for students planning to work with horses and for students looking for a rounded graduate education in an interesting and challenging subject area, with the added advantage of additional vocational qualifications.

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Course details


Year 1: Practical Skills for the Equine Industry; Small Business Management; Equine Anatomy and Physiology; Equine Psychology, Behaviour and Ethics; Equitation Theory and Training; Industry Experience; Equestrian Sports and Competition Analysis. Year 2: Practical Management of the Performance Horse; Small Business Enterprise; Equine Teaching and Coaching; Equine Event Management and Marketing; Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation; Equine Exercise Physiology and Training the Sports Horse; Research Methods. The modules will be assessed by a variety of methods, including essays, presentations, exams, practical assessments, and professional discussions.

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 D423
Institution code B92
Campus name Specialist Land-based Campus
Campus code A

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 72 points Year 1: Minimum of 72 UCAS points, vocationally relevant Level 3 or 3 A Levels (preferably 1 in a science subject)

Year 2: 120 Credits at Level 4 in a relevant subject and bridging assignment (may be required)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 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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Brooksby Melton College
Asfordby Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0HJ

Course contact details

Admissions Team

01664 855444

Fax: 01664 855355