University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Equine Science

This programme povides scientific knowledge relating to the management of health, reproduction, behaviour, nutrition and exercise in the horse; it also demonstrates how a scientific approach can be applied at a practical level with resultant benefits in equine performance and welfare.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK 2.1 undergraduate degree, or its equivalent, in veterinary science or biological sciences with subject areas including zoology, animal science, equine science, pharmacology, or pharmacy; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B.

Course modules

Modules include: research methods in equine science; equine digestion and nutrition; equine behaviour and welfare; equine orthopaedics; equine reproduction; equitation science; equine exercise physiology; dissertation (MSc).

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Limited funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (England) 6 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (International) 6 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 6 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Scotland) 6 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Wales) 6 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (England) 4 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (International) 4 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Scotland) 4 years
PgDip On-line study September 2016 GBP 1,445 per Credit (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0131 650 8783