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BSc/BSc (Hons) Equine Science with Management UCAS Code: D4D8


Askham Bryan College has an established equine centre with a strong relationship with the British Horse Society. It is a registered training and examination centre for horse care and riding and already runs a range of professional training for those who take part in equine sports. The equine centre has expanded in recent years and now includes three indoor yards. This BSc/BSc (Hons) degree programme has been designed to allow students to progress directly onto a three-year programme of study. Students will integrate applied equine research with the scientific theory of managing equines. The course prepares students for management level careers in the equine and associated leisure industries. A three year honours degree programme which includes skills and knowledge that can be applied to a wide range of areas within the equine industry. On this programme there is an emphasis on science. Students on full time BSc programmes must complete a minimum of 10 weeks approved work experience to acquire a minimum of 30 placement credits.


Modules of Study Include:

Year 1

• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Equine Anatomy and Physiology
• Equine Health
• Equine Behaviour and Welfare
• Coaching Psychology and Rider Performance
• Management of the Performance Horse
• The Future Equine Industry

Year 2

• Academic Development
• Applied Marketing for the Equine Industry
• Equine Rehabilitation and Injury Management
• Equine Nutrition
• Performance Horse Evaluation
• Equine Breeding and Reproduction Technology

Elective Modules (select 2)
• Applied Equine Learning Theory
• Equine Sports Psychology
• Business Enterprise

Year 3

• Dissertation
• Research Methods
• Advanced Behaviour and Psychology
• Applied Equine Veterinary Science
• Recent Advances in Equestrian Industry
• Applied Sustainable Practices

Elective Modules (select 1)

• Advanced Nutrition
• Advanced Coaching
• Strategic Marketing Management for the Equine Instrustry 

Entry Requirements

BSc/BSc (Hons)

84 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above.

Further Study

Progress to a related Masters programme or related professional body courses.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277