|Study location||United Kingdom, Aberystwyth|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
good results in Biology
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
Additionally, state English examination results are accepted as proof of proficency.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Equine Science at Aber means studying the science of the horse. This includes how the horse is bred for superior traits, its nutrition, welfare and care for maximum performance and its management in relation to reproduction, exercise physiology, behaviour and wellbeing. Aberystwyth is a traditional University with a long history of teaching equine science related courses dating back to the 1970’s, in fact when studying at Aber you will be joining the longest-established Department offering this type of degree in the UK.
And if that is not enough, here’s also why we think Aber is a great place to study and become an Equine Scientist:
- Superb teaching and research facilities including state of the art labs
- Internationally renowned passionate teaching staff who are experts in their fields
- A fantastic equine centre with Olympic size indoor arena, all-weather manège, round pen, horse walker and livery facilities
- A stunning coastal location with extensive hacking and trekking facilities and miles of unspoilt beaches to gallop upon!
- Opportunities for work experience, foreign exchanges, internships, bursaries and training towards BHS exams
Aberystwyth University is a leading centre for animal science and equine research. This 3 year course provides a comprehensive understanding of the science of the horse. When you have completed it you will have the skills and knowledge to follow a rewarding career in the equine industry. If you wish to continue your studies to a higher level, our highly rated MSc Equine Science course may be something to aim for.
Core areas within the course include:Equine anatomy Equine performance physiology Animal behaviour and welfare Equine nutrition Equine stud management and breeding Applied veterinary science Animal Bioethics
You will be fully supported with developing your employability skills throughout the degree scheme. The degree will allow you to develop specialist skills such as the ability to evaluate the welfare needs of horses and undertake physiological assessment and determine training needs for horses as well as developing a range of transferable skills highly valued by employers.
As a specialist branch of Zoology, your BSc in Equine Science opens up a range of exciting opportunities for employment and further training. In addition, the work placement opportunities available to you will help you gain valuable industry experience. This will be of significant help to you when working as an equine veterinary scientist, feed research officer, stud manager, or equine consultant. Graduates also find work in agri-businesses, scientific journalism, teaching and research.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.