University Centre Askham Bryan

Equine Science with Management University Centre Askham Bryan Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Harper Adams University


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Askham Bryan College has an established equine centre with a strong relationship with the British Horse Society. It is a registered training and examination centre for horse care and riding and already runs a range of professional training for those who take part in equine sports. The equine centre has expanded in recent years and now includes three indoor yards. This BSc/BSc (Hons) degree programme has been designed to allow students to progress directly onto a three-year programme of study. Students will integrate applied equine research with the scientific theory of managing equines. The course prepares students for management level careers in the equine and associated leisure industries.
A three year honours degree programme which includes skills and knowledge that can be applied to a wide range of areas within the equine industry. On this
programme there is an emphasis on science. Students on full time BSc programmes must complete a minimum of 10 weeks approved work experience to acquire a minimum of 30 placement credits.

Course details


• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Equine Health
• Equine Behaviour and Welfare
• Coaching Psychology and Rider Performance
• Management of the Performance Horse
• The Future Equine Industry
Year 2
• Academic Development
• Equine Exercise Physiology
• Equine Rehabilitation and Injury Management
• Equine Nutrition
• Performance Horse Evaluation
• Equine Breeding and Reproduction
Elective Modules (select 2)
• Applied Equine Learning Theory Modification
• Equine Sports Psychology
• Equine Law
Year 3
• Dissertation
• Research Methods
• Advanced Behaviour and Psychology
• Applied Equine Veterinary Science
• Recent Advances in the Equine Industry
Elective Modules (select 2)
• Advanced Nutrition
• Advanced Coaching
• Applied Sustainable Practices

Assessment method

assessments may include: Coursework, examinations, presentations, Viva - Voce, continual assessments, practical assessments

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 D4D8
Institution code A70
Campus name Askham Bryan York 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 BSc/BSc (Hons)
84 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English,
Maths and Science at grade C or above.
BSc (Hons) Top Up*
Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc)
or an HND in an appropriate subject.
BSc (Ord) Top Up*
Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc)
or an HND in an appropriate subject.

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

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Provider information

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University Centre Askham Bryan
Askham Bryan
YO23 3FR

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Sharon Wright