FdSc Equine Studies (subject to approval)

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - 16 September 2024
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 years
LEARNING AREA
Equine Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

FdSc Equine Studies (subject to approval)

equine taster course image Students completing the course will have all the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to take an active role in the management within the equine industry.

What you will learn

At level 4 students will study a range of practical and academic modules ranging from equine anatomy, biomechanics to equine behaviour, welfare and ethics and practical equitation, as well as beginning their study of research skills.

At level 5 the core modules that all students will cover include equine performance management, equine exercise physiology, health and disease and the students individual research projects. Alongside these module’s students will choose two of the four option modules, coaching and teaching, equine business performance and sustainability, reproduction and obstetrics or pharmacy and diagnostics. This will allow students to complete individual specialised pathways dependent on chosen career pathways focussing on coaching, equine health, equine health industry, or reproduction and stud management.

Entry requirements

• L3 Diploma - HNC/HND/Fd – 48 UCAS tariff points – M grades in an appropriate subject
• Other qualifications accepted please contact Duchy College

Work experience

Students will be expected to complete work experience in year 1 (70 hours)

Assessment

• Written exam / in-class test; a question or set of questions relating to a particular area of study.
• Written assignment; an exercise completed in writing.
• Report; a description, summary or other account of an experience or activity.
• Research Report; an extended piece of written work, often the write up of a final year programme.
• Oral assessment and presentation; a conversation or oral presentation on a given topic, including an individual contribution or a seminar.
• Practical skills assessment; assessment of a student’s practical skills or competence.
• Poster; a presentation of information by written poster.
• Reflective account / log; a written work that enables the students to develop greater ownership in their learning experience.
• Group Work; where students are expected to work in a team situation to develop teamwork skills.
• Peer assessment; students are encouraged to assess the work of their peers to develop judgement skills, critiquing abilities and self –awareness.
• Science communication; films, podcasts, websites, articles, films.

Progression

• BSc (Hons) Equitation Science
• BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Health

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


At level 4 students will study a range of practical and academic modules ranging from equine anatomy, biomechanics to equine behaviour, welfare and ethics and practical equitation, as well as beginning their study of research skills.

At level 5 the core modules that all students will cover include equine performance management, equine exercise physiology, health and disease and the students individual research projects. Alongside these module’s students will choose two of the four option modules, coaching and teaching, equine business performance and sustainability, reproduction and obstetrics or pharmacy and diagnostics. This will allow students to complete individual specialised pathways dependent on chosen career pathways focussing on coaching, equine health, equine health industry, or reproduction and stud management.

• L3 Diploma - HNC/HND/Fd – 48 UCAS tariff points – M grades in an appropriate subject
• Other qualifications accepted please contact Duchy College

Students will be expected to complete work experience in year 1 (70 hours)

• Written exam / in-class test; a question or set of questions relating to a particular area of study. • Written assignment; an exercise completed in writing. • Report; a description, summary or other account of an experience or activity. • Research Report; an extended piece of written work, often the write up of a final year programme. • Oral assessment and presentation; a conversation or oral presentation on a given topic, including an individual contribution or a seminar. • Practical skills assessment; assessment of a student’s practical skills or competence. • Poster; a presentation of information by written poster. • Reflective account / log; a written work that enables the students to develop greater ownership in their learning experience. • Group Work; where students are expected to work in a team situation to develop teamwork skills. • Peer assessment; students are encouraged to assess the work of their peers to develop judgement skills, critiquing abilities and self –awareness. • Science communication; films, podcasts, websites, articles, films.

• BSc (Hons) Equitation Science • BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Health

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

University
  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - 16 September 2024
  • UCAS Code - FDES
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FdSc Equine Studies (subject to approval) Level 5 Duchy College Stoke Climsland Equine, Equestrian, Management, Welfare, Health