University Centre Hadlow

Equine Training & Management University Centre Hadlow Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Greenwich


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Course summary

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Enabling students to gain a solid understanding of the equine industry in a vocational way, this programme is divided between the classroom, practical sessions, visits and lecture demonstrations. You will be given the necessary management skills for a career within the equine industry and, by the end of the programme, be particularly suited to work in the competition horse industry as either a coach, trainer, rider, stable manager, centre manager or events co-ordinator. This programme can be structured to your individual experiences.

Course details


Year 1: Equine Anatomy and Physiology (30); Equine Welfare and Husbandry 1 (15); Training Young Horses (15); Principles of Management (15); Industrial Experience (30); A choice of either: Riding and Training Horses (15) OR Veterinary Science (15) Year 2: Equine and Human Sports Science (15); Introduction to Research Skills (15); Horse Breeding Management (15); Applied Enterprise Management (15); Industrial Experience (30); A choice of either: Stresses in Sports Horses (15) OR Riding and Training on the Flat (15); A choice of either: Equine Health Management (15) OR Riding and Training Horses over Fences (15)

Assessment method

Assessments are varied and reflect the module outcomes. There are both written and practical assignments, opportunities to work on innovative project work, plus some units are assessed through examinations, which take place in January and May each academic year.

There is a real emphasis on creativity with assessment for this programme, with students working on real-life scenarios for employers, and delivering project work, which may include resource management in real life scenarios such as setting up and running events or demonstrations with commercial and practical awareness of the industry.

Support and constructive feedback is provided by academic members of staff to help you improve in all aspects of your learning.

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 NDF4
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 should be made up from A Levels, preferably 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.

Fees and funding

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Provider information

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University Centre Hadlow
TN11 0AL

Course contact details

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01732 850551