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Foundation Degree Equine Studies Introduction This course covers a range of subjects including equine science, business and practical modules. Equitation modules can provide essential training towards the BHS Stage exams. In the second year of the course you will develop investigative skills by completing a work-based project on a subject of your choice. In line with industry, we strongly believe that you should gain theoretical knowledge and be able to put it to use in a workplace environment. You will benefit from a range of delivery methods including lead lectures, seminars and tutorials. In addition you will enjoy off site visits to key equine centres and organisations, listen to influential guest speakers and attend prominent research conferences. Members of our equine team are actively involved in equine based research, with opportunities for active student involvement. Course Structure The Foundation Degree is made up of 16 modules. Modules studied: Academic and Professional Development Business Studies with Law Equine Anatomy and Physiology Equine Behaviour and Welfare OR Equitation I (must demonstrate riding proficiency)* Equine Industry Grassland Management OR Equitation II Work Based Learning 10 week placement Modules studied: Equine exercise physiology OR Classical equitation (including opportunity to gain secondary qualification in side-saddle) Equine Health Equine Nutrition Equine Reproductive Physiology OR Comparative Equitation techniques Finance Marketing and Human Resources Management Work Based Project Work Based Learning 2 *Please note that a 13 stone weight limit applies for riding modules Length of the course Full-time: 2 years, includes a 10 week placement Application Full-time: Apply through UCAS Course code: DN3F Institution code: HAUC H12 Campus code: R Further study Top up to BSc (Hons) Equine Science Career options Stud and equine management Equine research Managing own business Equine nutritionist Lecturer

Foundation Degree Equine Studies Introduction This course covers a range of subjects including equine science, business and practical modules. Equitation modules can provide essential training towards the BHS Stage exams. In the second year of the course you will develop investigative skills by completing a work-based project on a subject of your choice. In line with industry, we strongly believe...

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