What will I learn?

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.

Which department am I in?

School of Equine Management and Science - SEMS

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£11,000.00 (11,35,731) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Stroud Road,

Cirencester,

Gloucestershire,

GL7 6JS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have achieved a score of 1700 or above in SAT I. In addition, they must also have one of the following: 3 Advanced Placement Tests with Grade 3 or above OR 3 International Baccalaureate Certificates OR 3 SAT II subject tests with 550 or above in each OR 3 College Level Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above OR 3 High School Honours Classes with a GPA of 2.7 or above.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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