Loader
Course Image

Full-time Foundation Degree Equine Management

ASKHAM BRYAN COLLEGE

Send an Enquiry

Course Description

Main features Designed to develop a wide range of skills, this programme will suit a variety of people wishing to pursue a career within the equine industry, or to develop their own understanding of the subject. Through a combination of practical and theoretical subjects, the ability to manage horses, their environment and associated business is developed. This degree is validated and awarded by Harper Adams University College. Careers and Further Study If you successfully complete this course at an appropriate level you could progress to the BSc (Hons) in Equine Management and obtain your honours degree with only one additional year of full time study. The career opportunities are great after studying such a broad degree. Students typically go on to teach and instruct, manage yards, or work in allied industries such as feed, sales or marketing. Entry requirements Previous evidence of an ability to work at GCSE level or equivalent plus: a minimum of 80 UCAS points (or equivalent qualifications such as a BTEC National Diploma) plus: a satisfactory reference and an interview with a course tutor to discuss your previous experience and motivation for taking the course. A riding evaluation is also required prior to the study of riding modules. You wll need to provide suitable yard clothes consisting of jodhpurs, boots, waterproof jacket, gloves and hat. In addition, students taking the riding module will require a body protector. Cost for external visits (eg Newmarket, Horse of the Year Show) will be kept to a minimum but you will usually need to make some financial contribution of your own. Part time starts 7 September 09, cost ?600 What you will study Study is broadly split into four areas: Riding and Training Horses Horse Husbandry and Management Applied Equine Science Associated Business Management topics You can select modules in line with your own specific areas of interest. During each year of the programme you will need to complete 150 hours of work experience. Time for this is built into the timetable and our staff can help you find a placement that is right for you. Previous students have carried out their work experience at veterinary surgeries, competition yards, studs and riding schools. Visits such as a study tour to Newmarket and a trip to the Horse of the Year Show occur throughout the year. Assesment A variety of assessment methods are used, ranging from presentations to practical work, reports and riding assessments. There are also some written exams.

Main features Designed to develop a wide range of skills, this programme will suit a variety of people wishing to pursue a career within the equine industry, or to develop their own understanding of the subject. Through a combination of practical and theoretical subjects, the ability to manage horses, their environment and associated business is developed. This degree is validated and awarded by...

Read More

Related Courses