What will I learn?

Kick-start your research career and open doors to postgraduate studies by undertaking an honours year in Equine Science.

The Bachelor of Equine Science (Honours) provides students with the opportunity to pursue an independent research project within the Equine Science field, further developing their knowledge and passion for the global equine industry.

You'll be supported through your research project under the supervision of one of UQ's internationally regarded equine-focussed academics, and you'll continue to enjoy access to UQ Gatton's extensive range of facilities.

You'll acquire skills in research methodologies, research communication and entrepreneurship which will enable you to continue into a research higher degree or move into a diverse range of employment within the equine industry.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

Equine welfare officer
Bloodstock agency representative
Racing industry technical officer
Equine health marketing manager
Equine industry development officer
Animal nutrition and health specialist
Racing and competition stables manager
Equine adviser

Which department am I in?

Science and Mathematics

CRICOS

092445J

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$44,464.00 (US$ 31,201) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Gatton Campus

GATTON,

Queensland,

4343, GATTON, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

IB score varies based on the subject taken. International Baccalaureate Diploma Scores: Minimum of 26 - 42. To be offered a place in an undergraduate program, you need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12, or a qualification equivalent to Queensland Year 12, with the required minimum entry score for the program you're interested in studying. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills.

For international students

Bachelor of Equine Science (or equivalent), with:

  • an overall GPA of 5, and
  • have secured an honours project and supervisor, and
  • satisfied any additional requirements set by the head of school.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

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

Pathways options

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