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About the course

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This Foundation Degree has been designed for students wishing to undertake a Higher Education course with a practical, industry focus.

The course offers you a blend of equine science and equine management, equipping you with professional and practical skills required for managerial roles within the equine industry. A number of optional choices allow you to tailor the programme to suit your own interests and employment priorities. You will be equipped with the underpinning knowledge and skills to enter careers within breeding, welfare, training and education, amongst others.

Based at our Preston campus with its renowned International Equine Arena, you will be putting theory into practice working with the college horses within the centre’s excellent facilities. You will benefit from our industry links for trips and guest speakers, and you will have opportunities to enhance your employability through industry placements. You may progress to the final year of either of our Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree programmes to further enhance your research and expertise.

As a Myerscough equine degree student, you will benefit from individualised support within a welcoming culture, ensuring that you follow in the footsteps of our previous students with their outstanding high achievements and excellent student satisfaction.

Learning Environment:

This course makes the most of the extensive equestrian facilities on site including a wide range of horses, large indoor and outdoor arenas and up-to-date specialist therapy and research equipment. Students will also have access to specialist IT hardware and software. Learning activities on the course are diverse, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. Students will be expected to undertake extensive independent study and research to support lectures, seminars and assessments. Group work and group presentations will form an important part of the course.


Students will face a variety of assessments including examinations, essays, technical reports, group and individual presentations, individual study projects, case studies based on work experience and practical assessments.


For students completing the Foundation Degree with pass or above, the opportunity exists to progress to the final year of the BSc (Hons) Equine Science degree. Students will need to select the research development option in year two to be eligible for the top-up.


The course prepares students for management level careers in many areas of the equine industry. These include:

  • Independent Business Owner
  • Consultant
  • Sales
  • Equine Journalism/Insurance
  • Bloodstock Agents
  • Stud Managers

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Equine Studies

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
£12.700,00 (US$ 17.480) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija
Fecha de inicio

Septiembre 2022


Preston Campus

Myerscough College,




PR3 0RY, England

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