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Hartpury University

Equine Science with Therapy (With Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: DF35

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

D,D-E,E

Typical offer is DD-EE or equivalent. This must include a minimum of one A Level.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS tariff points in an Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS tariff points in an IB Diploma, to include a minimum of one Highers at H3 or above. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Standard Level S3 if equivalent GCSE's have not been obtained.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS tariff points in the Irish Leaving Certificate. This must include a minimum of one Higher.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

Typical offer is a PPP in an Extended Diploma or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS tariff points in Scottish Highers. This must include a minimum of one Higher.

UCAS Tariff

32-48
100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Subjects

Equine studies

Animal science

Explore the science behind equine health and rehabilitation on this applied degree. Learn in labs and gain experience in our commercial Equine Therapy Centre, equipped with its own water treadmill to rehabilitate horses and prepare them for competition. The foundation year option will give you the subject-specific knowledge and skills needed to progress on to the BSc degree.Youll learn how to diagnose and treat equine health issues and conditions, whilst developing your knowledge of exercise anatomy and physiology, biomechanics and behaviour. Youll develop your ability to manage these elements to optimise equine function and performance - at both grassroots and competition level. Youll gain industry experience through a work placement. Many students secure their graduate roles with these organisations. Recent graduate destinations include roles in equine therapy centres, rehabilitation facilities on competition and racing yards, and postgraduate study at Hartpury.

Modules

The foundation year includes lectures in equine, study skills, science and or management, depending upon an individual’s previous academic background. Within the year, you will be supported to enhance your skills and knowledge to ensure you are fully prepared to succeed in year 1.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Hartpury offers a range of bursaries that can provide financial support to eligible students applying for degree courses, including: Support Bursary, Care Leavers Bursary, Full time Carers Bursary, Local Outreach Bursary, Local Bursary and Progression Bursary. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university-centre/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

The Uni


Course location:

Hartpury University

Department:

Equine

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

79%
med
Equine studies
79%
med
Animal science

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Animal science

Teaching and learning

88%
Staff make the subject interesting
93%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
73%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

74%
Library resources
81%
IT resources
81%
Course specific equipment and facilities
77%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

After graduation


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