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Askham Bryan College

Equine Science & Management (Including Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: D4D3

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


• Applicants should have achieved 5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Maths. In addition applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of one year of Level 3 study and/or have significant industry experience. Equivalent qualifications in lieu of GCSEs may be considered. Consideration is also given to applicants who have significant industry experience, but have no formal qualifications. Applications from mature candidates are welcomed. • Applicants without formal qualifications may be asked to undertake an initial assessment of literacy and numeracy as part of the interview process. Further information on student fees and

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Equine studies

The programme includes an introductory year with study modules plus a work experience element to help you develop strong vocational and general academic study skills alongside specialist knowledge. This introductory year is followed by Year 1 and Year 2 of your chosen Equine Foundation Degree pathway.By fully understanding management concepts,
practical techniques and theoretical principles,
our equine graduates go forward into the
sector able to adjust to the demands of
the changing industry and drive forward
technologies and improvements in a range
of management situations.
Students gain generic and equine specific skills
that can be applied to a range of situations
within the field of equine management and
will appreciate and use research in a range of
equine business and scientific circumstances.

Modules

• Horse Care
• Stable Skills
• Independent Project
• Work-Based Learning
• Preparatory Academic Skills
• ICT
• Introduction to Biological Science
• Introduction to Laboratory Skills

Assessment methods

Examinations, coursework, Continual assessments, presentations, practical assessments

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Askham Bryan York Campus

Department:

School of Business, Leisure and Community Education and IT

TEF rating:

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