Equine Studies

  • HNC

  • 2 years part-time

     Fees

     £2,040 (Year 1, 2020/21)         Please click here for the latest fees and funding information

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This course develops the academic base of vocational skills and provides Higher Education training for those seeking a career change or development within the Equine Management Industry.

You will gain a sound scientific background as part of the course along with specialised vocational module delivery.

Modules include:

  • Animal husbandry
  • Principles of animal biology
  • Large animal nutrition
  • Academic and vocational skills
  • Animal health and disease

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as assignments, practical portfolios, presentations, observations and examinations.

  • 48 UCAS points (2017 tariff) [2 D’s at A level]

Mature applicants lacking formal entry requirements but with relevant and/or industrial experience will also be considered.

Those successfully completing the HNC course can go on to study the HND course or go on to work in the industry.

You can also progress to degree level studies or gain employment in a variety of disciplines such as equine yards (private, training, competition, studs etc), charitable organisations, management, sales, retail and equine specific insurance, research, equine welfare, teaching, complementary therapies and self-employment.

You will gain a sound scientific background as part of the course along with specialised vocational module delivery.

Modules include:

  • Animal husbandry
  • Principles of animal biology
  • Large animal nutrition
  • Academic and vocational skills
  • Animal health and disease

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as assignments, practical portfolios, presentations, observations and examinations.

  • 48 UCAS points (2017 tariff) [2 D’s at A level]

Mature applicants lacking formal entry requirements but with relevant and/or industrial experience will also be considered.

Those successfully completing the HNC course can go on to study the HND course or go on to work in the industry.

You can also progress to degree level studies or gain employment in a variety of disciplines such as equine yards (private, training, competition, studs etc), charitable organisations, management, sales, retail and equine specific insurance, research, equine welfare, teaching, complementary therapies and self-employment.

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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