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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

With a long history of teaching in Equine Science and outstanding teaching facilities for this specialist subject area, this degree, developed by Aberystwyth University, will allow you to explore horse reproduction including breeding technologies, its nutrition, welfare and care for maximum performance and its management in relation to exercise physiology and health. This two-year vocational qualification is perfect for anyone wishing to gain a valuable qualification and experience in the equine industry. The FdSc Equine Studies course includes practical instruction of the care and daily management of the horse and has a strong industry and business flavour. A number of science modules will ease you into BSc equine courses if you wish to progress.Students who successfully complete the Foundation Degree are automatically offered entry into the 2nd year of a suitable degree programme at Aberystwyth University. The University will also offer students who demonstrate consistently good performance entry into the final year of a suitable degree programme.**Your Aberystwyth University Foundation Degree in Equine Studies leads to a range of careers. Many of our alumni are currently pursuing careers in the following:**- Research Science;- Working at nutrition companies;- Stud management;- Agriculture business;- Scientific journalism; **Studying Equine science, you will develop specialist skills which include:**- Ability to evaluate the nutrition, training and welfare needs of horses;- Undertake physiological assessment and monitoring.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,800per year

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University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Over 100 nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural and cosmopolitan learning environment.
The university’s research is internationally recognised. Some departments work with global organisation such as NASA and the UN.
Aberystwyth University has been welcoming students from all over the world since 1872, drawn by its reputation for teaching excellence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    135 90%

    5th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    5th

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