¿Qué aprenderé?

This one-year Equine Studies Degree will suit you if you have already completed an approved HND or Foundation Degree in equine studies (subject to grades) or a related area and wish now to progress to a BSc Honours degree. By studying at Aber you will benefit from the reputation that our BSc Equine Studies has in professional circles and you will receive a high-quality academic and vocational education.

And if that is not enough, here’s also why we think Aberystwyth is a great place to study and become an Equine Scientist:

  • Superb teaching and research facilities;
  • Expert, internationally renowned and passionate teaching staff;
  • 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 unspoiled beaches to gallop upon.


Aberystwyth University one of the country’s leading equine centres for teaching and research on all matters equine. In this one-year ‘top-up’ you will study a range of subjects including equine exercise physiology, equine nutrition, stud management and breeding and equine marketing and business management. You will also conduct a piece of in-depth research and write a dissertation on an equine-related subject of particular interest to you, under the guidance of a supervisor.

When you have completed it you will have a broad range of relevant skills and knowledge to allow you to follow a rewarding career in the equine industry.

A detailed course structure can be found by clicking the tab ‘course content’. Topics within the course may include:

  • Equine exercise physiology
  • Equine breeding and stud management
  • Equine marketing and business management
  • Advanced equine nutrition
  • Animal bioethics

This course will be delivered through a balanced programme of lectures, seminars, workshops, practicals, field visits, and lab work. Guest lecturers and expert external teachers also contribute to the curriculum to pass on their industry expertise and knowledge. The department also organises visiting riding lecture demonstrations.

You’ll be taught by a combination of scientists with an international reputation and equine business, stable management and riding experts. Our staff are passionate teachers, with years of experience of communicating the science and management of the horse.


You will be fully supported with developing your employability skills throughout the degree scheme. The degree may allow you to develop a range of transferable skills highly valued by employers. You will join a department that has excellent facilities to support your studies; £55 million pounds has been invested over the last five years in IBERS infrastructure. You will have access to highly specialised facilities, the Lluest Equine Centre is a British Horse Society approved training centre offering tuition for BHS stages (Riding and Care) up to Instructor level.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£16.300,00 (US$ 22.435) por año
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Fecha de inicio

26 Septiembre 2022


Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus,

Penglais Road,



SY23 3DD, Wales

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Minimum final GPA of 3.0-3.2 (depending on subject to be studied) Plus SAT 1100+ (minimum 550 in Maths and 550 Evidence-Based Reading & Writing) or ACT Composite scores of 25 (depending on the subject to be studied); To include either of the following or combination of: Minimum of 2 SAT subjects with scores of 550+ (subject specific requirements for some degree programmes).

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Acerca de Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth es una de las mejores universidades del RU para estudiantes que buscan recibir una educación de clase mundial guiada por investigación.

  • Centro de excelencia por la calidad de investigación
  • Universidad del año por Calidad Docente (2019)
  • Mejor universidad por Satisfacción Estudiantil (2019)
  • Clasificación más alta por Excelencia Docente (Gold TEF)