Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Equine Health and Welfare

The course helps provide an understanding of equine health and welfare within the context of the human use of horses; the master of research course provides the opportunity to specialise to a higher degree in 1 aspect of this area for research scientists; for those students who are interested in research, but also wish to acquire a broad in depth knowledge of equine health and welfare, then this course is ideal.

Entry requirements

2.2 undergraduate degree in a relevant science subject (related to biological sciences) is required. Equivalent level of industrial experience will also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: sports horse health and welfare; sports horse training and performance; ethics and consultation; ethology and welfare; research methods and data analysis.

Assessment methods

Written assignments; dissertation; oral presentation; and online examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,510 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
Full-time £ 3,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
Full-time £ 7,735 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brackenhurst Campus Southwell NG25 0QF East Midlands

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Telephone number: 
0115 848 4200