About the programme

Information on our MSc in Equine Science which is delivered fully online using methods supported by the University’s award-winning online learning environments.


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An introduction to the MSc/Dip/Cert Equine Science programme.

Programme aims

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The aims of the programme are to provide scientific knowledge relating to aspects of equine science such as:

Programme learning outcomes

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Skills and knowledge gained on completion of the course.

Programme structure

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The programme begins in September and runs part-time over a period of 3-6 years. The Equine Science Programme Pathways document can be downloaded from this page.

Programme courses

The taught programme will explore various aspects of equine science and consists of the following six courses plus the dissertation course.


What to expect from the dissertation element of the programme.

Entry requirements

The programme is intended for high calibre students with a biological background.

Programme team

We also have a number of internationally recognised experts in their field contributing to the teaching of many aspects of the programme.