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Equine Science (Top-up)

University Centre Sparsholt
1 year
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Awarded by: University of Portsmouth


What will I learn?
The programme is designed to prepare you for a career in scientific support and management of the performance horse. You will use the outstanding facilities of the BHS-approved Equine Centre as well as fully-equipped laboratories to develop the vital skills needed. Optional units enable you to choose the study path that suits your career aims, with equine science subjects such as Equine Genetics and Reproductive Technologies and Applied Nutrition on offer.

You will complete a one-month work placement. A range of offsite visits to studs, sports horse centres and veterinary centres, plus guest speakers in nutrition, physiotherapy, genetics, exercise science and other subjects give yet more industry insight.

Where can I go from here?
You can progress to further study on the MSc in Equine Behaviour, Performance and Training or another MSc such as MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy or PhD programme. Our graduates enjoy a range of careers in teaching, racing and performance studs, laboratory work, research management and scientific support of performance horses.

About this institute

University Centre Sparsholt

The University of Portsmouth and Sparsholt College, Hampshire, were delighted to announce the creation of ‘University Centre Sparsholt’ in December 2016. This is the new name for the College’s Higher Education programmes, which are validated by the University of Portsmouth....

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