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Equine Science

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Off Campus

Content

This programme involves an in-depth scientific approach to managing health and welfare, reproduction, behaviour, nutrition and exercise for horses. You will also learn how to practically apply a scientific approach to benefit horse health, welfare and performance.

Our online programme is the first and only Equine Science programme to be hosted within an international centre of veterinary excellence. It provides students with detailed knowledge and understanding of equine science and its applications and is excellent preparation for enhancing your equine career or future independent research such as a PhD.

You can exit at the end of 2 years with PgCert Equine Science.

You can exit at the end of 4 years with a PgDip Equine Science.

You can exit at the end of 2 years with PgProfDev Equine Science.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in veterinary science or a biological science, with subject areas including zoology, animal/equine science or pharmacology/pharmacy.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

6 years

Faculty

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Department

Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

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