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Applied Equine Science and Business with Placement Year BSc (Hons)

Royal Agricultural University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Gain a solid grounding in both scientific and business skills and grasp the growing number of opportunities available through our network of industry contacts.The equine industry generates huge amounts of revenue for some of the world’s major economies and looks for bright, skilled graduates. As well as benefitting from a blend of practical exercises and academic knowledge, you will gain essential experience with a work placement. You will tap into our powerful network of industry contacts, including graduates from the University.You will also have the option to gain even more experience in the field, with a six day study trip to Ireland. No wonder our graduates have gone on to work at prestigious companies such as Plusvital Equinome, Haygain, Tattersalls and The National Trainers Federation.**Course structure**Develop a wide skillset in both business and science through a series of lectures, tutorials, case studies, laboratory practical exercises, demonstrations and visits. Modules are assessed through a range of methods, including essays, group work tasks and individual presentations. There are timed examinations at the end of each semester.The Research Project is an integral part of the course and provides essential experience in both design and execution of a piece of research. You can choose to focus on either science or business and you could also see your Research Project featured in one of the many academic journals that regularly publish our students’ work.**Work placement**You will complete a 15-week work placement in the second year of the course. Students have completed placements at companies such as Plusvital Equinome, Godolphin, Weatherbys, NAF and Haygain. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a range of links within the growing equine industry.The one year placement in Year 3, is designed to enable students to complete a relevant enhanced work placement experience to help them identify future career choices and enhance relevant skills sets sought by employers. It is an additional module that students can choose to take after their work experience at Level 5. The module allows students to develop a deeper understanding and gain further experience in a relevant business or employment area to enhance their work experience at Level 5. Students are expected to experience and engage in various aspects of their chosen industry from an operational to practical working.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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University information

Royal Agricultural University

  • University League Table

    115th

  • Campus address

    Royal Agricultural University, Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 19 4

    88th out of 122 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    114 79%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    4th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    15th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    113 53%

    77th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    64th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    55th

    15

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