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Equine Studies

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Aberdeen Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

This course offers a mixture of practical and theoretical equine subjects along with developing business, supervisory and organisational skills. Throughout this course you will develop the knowledge and skills required for a variety of roles in the equine industry.

*Aberdeen campus subject to validation.

Example modules: Equine Grassland Management; Brood Mare; The Stallion; Equine Behaviour; Equine Business Management.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at CC including English or a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5. Two weeks' practical work experience.

Recorded evidence of riding ability, to include a minimum of walk, trot, canter and jumping, should be submitted along with the application.

BHS Stage 1 or 2 would be an advantage or the Pony Club B test.

Progression Routes

Degree level courses

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

4 years

Department

Horse Care

SCQF Level

8

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

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