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BSc (Hons) Equine Science & Welfare Management

Equine Science & Welfare Management


for British Horse Society exams


towards equine vocational exams


in the UK for overall satisfaction*

UCAS code: D422

Year of entry: 2020 2021

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT) 5 YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Northop

Why choose this course?

The relationship between horse and human is increasingly seen as central to the equestrian industry’s development – and this degree is one of a very select number in the UK which focuses on this.

This Subject area is top in the UK for overall satisfaction and 5th in the UK for teaching satisfaction (WGU analysis of unpublished NSS 2019 data). 

Based at our rural Northop campus, with access to excellent equestrian facilities, the degree builds on the university’s strong record of teaching in behavioural and equine science. 

Students will:

  • benefit from partnerships with local businesses to help you develop industry-relevant skills and experience
  • enjoy guest speakers and educational visits throughout the course 
  • get free training for British Horse Society examinations alongside the degree, together with £100 towards an equine vocational examination of choice


You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BSc (Hons) Equine Science and Welfare Management including foundation year. UCAS code: 758d


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