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Diploma of Higher Education Equine Performance and Business Management

Writtle University College
Course summary
2-4 years
Full time/part time
Chelmsford
Next available date: Enquire for more information - Chelmsford
Postgraduate Education

Course description

Diploma of Higher Education Equine Performance and Business Management

We believe in putting science into practice and encouraging students to challenge their own perception of traditional equine management systems whilst striving to provide evidence-based solutions.

The 2 year full-time or 4 year part-time Diploma of Higher Education Equine Performance and Business Management caters for a wide range of students with a variety of backgrounds and therefore offers a choice of pathways on the 2nd year .

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 80
  • GCE A Levels: 80 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above
  • Irish Certificate: 80 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x B1 or H2 higher
  • Scottish Highers: 80 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x B
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: Total (IB) Diploma point score of 24 or more
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: MMP
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma: DM
  • C & G Level 3 Extended Diploma: Pass (48 + in combination with other qualifications to meet 80)
  • C & G Level 3 Diploma: Distinction (72 + in combination with other qualifications to meet 80)
  • GCSEs: All applicants must hold a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C/4 or above to include English, Maths and Science.

Training Course Content

Stage One

Semester 1

  • Equine Anatomy and Physiology
  • Equine Practical Skills
  • Equine Health Management
  • Equine Business and Event Management

Semester 2

  • Equine Nutrition
  • Breeding and Foaling
  • Saddle Fit and Farriery
  • Equine Business and Event Management

Stage Two

Semester 3

  • Grassland and Facilities Management
  • Research Methods (EQ)
  • Training for Performance
  • Young Horse Production
  • Equitation and Coaching
  • Business Strategy and Operations

Semester 4

  • Grassland and Facilities Management
  • Research Methods (EQ)
  • Equine Health and Disease
  • Applied Stud Management
  • Equestrian Enterprise Management
  • Business Strategy and Operations

Course delivery details

Learning & Teaching Methods

The following list shows the variety of learning and teaching methods experienced on this course.

  • Stud and equitation practicals
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars and debates
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Problem-based learning
  • Case studies
  • Visits
  • Online quizzes, wikis and activities
  • Laboratory practicals, including dissections

Why choose Writtle University College

Ranked Top University-Sector Institution in East Anglia for overall student satisfaction!

*Based on NSS 2021 Based on Taught Data

Beautiful rural campus situated between London and the coast.

Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

Expenses

Home Students

Full-time

  • £9,250

Part-time

  • £1,156 per 15 credit module
  • £2,312 per 30 credit module

International Students (Including EU students)

Full-time

  • £12,450

Continuing Studies

Employment opportunities

This course gives students the opportunity to develop an industry wide skill set that would be valuable for a range of careers including:

  • Coaching and training
  • Stud management
  • Equine resource management
  • Insurance
  • Young horse production
  • Equine event management
  • Technical Sales and retail
  • Bloodstock sales

Educational progression

Students also have the option to continue with higher education studies by completing the third year of the BSc (Hons) Equine Performance and Business Management to be awarded an BSc

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