Studying

Programme courses

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

Equine Digestion and Nutrition

This module is designed to provide an in depth knowledge of equine digestion and nutrition, allowing students to pursue careers in research, industry or academia.

Equine Behaviour and Welfare

This course is designed to introduce equine behaviour with particular emphasis on the effect of environment on both the behaviour and welfare of the developing and adult horse.

Equine Orthopaedics

This course will present an in-depth analysis of selected topics that affect the British sports horse industry.

Equine Reproduction

In this course the students will learn about the anatomy of the reproductive tract in the mare and stallion in relation to natural breeding and assisted reproductive technologies.

Equine Exercise Physiology

This course will provide students will a detailed understanding of exercise physiology and the adaptations that occur in response to athletic function.

Equitation Science

This course is designed to provide an in depth knowledge of equine learning behaviour and an understanding of the effects of human/rider on the training and welfare of horses, allowing students to pursue careers in research, industry or academia.

Research Methods in Equine Science

Scientific Methodology begins with a focus on foundation concepts, which must be understood and appreciated by professional scientists.