Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

Change here for Clearing courses

Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

You are looking at:

Courses starting in 2022

OK, GOT IT

Looking for Clearing information?

CHANGE

Equine Science and Management FdSc

University Centre Myerscough

Add to favourites
UCAS CODE: D426

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

About the course

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This Foundation Degree has been designed for students wishing to undertake a Higher Education course with a practical, industry focus.

The course offers you a blend of equine science and equine management, equipping you with professional and practical skills required for managerial roles within the equine industry. A number of optional choices allow you to tailor the programme to suit your own interests and employment priorities. You will be equipped with the underpinning knowledge and skills to enter careers within breeding, welfare, training and education, amongst others.

Based at our Preston campus with its renowned International Equine Arena, you will be putting theory into practice working with the college horses within the centre’s excellent facilities. You will benefit from our industry links for trips and guest speakers, and you will have opportunities to enhance your employability through industry placements. You may progress to the final year of either of our Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree programmes to further enhance your research and expertise.

As a Myerscough equine degree student, you will benefit from individualised support within a welcoming culture, ensuring that you follow in the footsteps of our previous students with their outstanding high achievements and excellent student satisfaction.

Learning Environment:

This course makes the most of the extensive equestrian facilities on site including a wide range of horses, large indoor and outdoor arenas and up-to-date specialist therapy and research equipment. Students will also have access to specialist IT hardware and software. Learning activities on the course are diverse, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. Students will be expected to undertake extensive independent study and research to support lectures, seminars and assessments. Group work and group presentations will form an important part of the course.

Assessment:

Students will face a variety of assessments including examinations, essays, technical reports, group and individual presentations, individual study projects, case studies based on work experience and practical assessments.

Progression

For students completing the Foundation Degree with pass or above, the opportunity exists to progress to the final year of the BSc (Hons) Equine Science degree. Students will need to select the research development option in year two to be eligible for the top-up.

Careers

The course prepares students for management level careers in many areas of the equine industry. These include:

  • Independent Business Owner
  • Consultant
  • Sales
  • Equine Journalism/Insurance
  • Bloodstock Agents
  • Stud Managers

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

Choose a qualification

A level : CE

AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.

VIEW MORE

University information

University Centre Myerscough

  • Campus address

    Myerscough College, St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY, England

Suggested courses

Bangor University
MOST VIEWED

Zoology with Animal Behaviour BSc (Hons)

Bangor University

University league table

65

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!