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Foundation Degree Equine Performance and Behaviour

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)

Foundation Degree , Business

Course Description

Foundation Degree Equine Performance and Behaviour This programme provides a model of vocational higher education based on the close collaboration between employers and BCA. Programme Content: Each year consists of four modules. Optional modules incorporate riding, so riding assessment will take place as part of your interview procedure. Progression onto the second year riding module will depend on the level of practical achievement gained in the first year. Modules will include: Year One Equine Industry and Practice* Equine Science Equine Behaviour Equitation Practical and Theory (optional) Small Business Management in the Equine Industry (optional) *this module includes a short work experience period (paid or unpaid) as the basis for a practical study and analysis of the equine industry. Year Two Primary Research Project with Statistics Equine Nutrition and Health Equine Veterinary Science Advanced Equitation (optional) Legislation in Context (optional) Transferable Skills In following this programme, learners will develop a number of transferable skills such as: Communication (written and oral) Information Handling Numeracy Problem Solving Team Working Use of Information Technology (IT) Entry Requirements Entrants are required to have: 1 A Level pass or 2 AS Level passes in relevant subjects, plus GCSE Grades C or above to include English, Maths and Science Or National Diploma pass in a relevant subject. We welcome applications from mature students and overseas students who may not hold standard qualifications. Progression This programme will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding to progress in their chosen career. Successful completion of the programme may enable access to further qualifications such as an honours degree.

Foundation Degree Equine Performance and Behaviour This programme provides a model of vocational higher education based on the close collaboration between employers and BCA. Programme Content: Each year consists of four modules. Optional modules incorporate riding, so riding assessment will take place as part of your interview procedure. Progression onto the second year riding module will depend...

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