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BSc in Equine Management Mode: full-time Course content Year 1 Anatomy and physiology Breeding and stud management Equine industry awareness Horse management Horse management practice Introduction to business management Introduction to the principles of horse management Principles of nutrition Options Equitation The Horse racing Industry Year 2 Animal Health Applied Nutrition Enterprise Management Event Management Grassland and Forage Management Options Behaviour and rehabilitation Young stock production Equitation / Instruction / Thoroughbred industry Year 3 Applied equine veterinary technology Advanced enterprise management Business development and management Contemporary issues Equine project Entry requirements 'A' Level 240 tariff points, equivalent to three ?A? levels at Grade C or higher including a scientific subject, or equivalent. Irish Leaving Certificate 380 points to include one science subject at Higher Level National Diploma Progression from FdSc or HND Applicants with a relevant Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma may be admitted to Year two of the Degree programme. Additional qualifications During the course, students have the opportunity to achieve additional, nationally recognised qualifications, to complement their Degree, which can give a competitive advantage in employment or career progression. These qualifications include: British Horse Society Exams NVQ Level 2 & 3 Award in Racehorse Care and/or Level 3 in Breeding Basic Health & Safety Certificate; Emergency First Aid European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Careers A range of opportunities exist for graduates in Ireland and abroad in the equine industry and related services including equine enterprise management, technical advisory duties, marketing, sales, tourism and lecturing. Equine graduates have also used their qualification to enter other professions. Progression Opportunities: Students can progress onto relevant postgraduate studies or research.

BSc in Equine Management Mode: full-time Course content Year 1 Anatomy and physiology Breeding and stud management Equine industry awareness Horse management Horse management practice Introduction to business management Introduction to the principles of horse management Principles of nutrition Options Equitation The Horse racing Industry Year 2 Animal Health Applied Nutrition Enterprise...

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