Course code: EHCM050P
Subject area: Equine Studies
Study level: Undergraduate
Course level: H
9:00am - 8:00pm
13th Sep 2021 - 27th Jun 2025
A joint venture between Oxford Brookes University and Abingdon & Witney College, this four-year course is the only dedicated degree of its kind in the UK.
The course provides a flexible approach that will enable students to apply theoretical knowledge to their work within the Thoroughbred industry. You will go on trips to research centres, studs, racecourses and sales, enabling you to see how the industry works and preparing you for future employment. Respected industry figures also deliver guest lectures. The combination of modules from across equine, life sciences and business subject areas allows students to graduate with a combination of scientific literacy and management skills.
Students will typically attend approximately 12 hours of lectures a week and are required to spend additional time independently on self-directed study.
The course benefits from a unique mentor panel which includes industry professionals representing a broad range of careers. Trips and guest speakers from Industry, help strengthen links to the workplace and development of skills for employment. Staff involved with the delivery, teaching and assessment of the course have a range of industry experience and academic skills and a keen involvement within research.
Teaching methods vary from module to module. You will experience lectures, laboratory-based activities, seminars, peer and self-assessment, online resources and tutorial support. To increase accessibility, some modules are delivered online, giving students a real opportunity to study in their own time. Modules are assessed in most cases by coursework and exams.
This course is validated by Oxford Brookes University. Applications are made via UCAS – code D422.
16 - 18 Fee
19+ Reduced Fee