Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in a related subject. European and International applicants can find their grade equivalence on our comparability page. Those who are not graduates must satisfy the University that they are of the required academic standard to pursue postgraduate study.
Months of entry
The Equine Science Masters Degree at Aberystwyth is a long established internationally recognised course and will provide you with the advanced subject knowledge and professional skills to enter the top careers in the equine industry and related professions.
All subjects studied are equine specific and include: Immunology, Parasitology and Bacteriology; Reproductive Physiology and Stud Management; Nutrition; Anatomy and Evolution; Endocrinology, Growth and Development; Genetics; Behaviour and Welfare; Veterinary Science. A strong emphasis is placed on student centred study in order to develop your skills of original thought, analysis, interpretation and reasoning; as well as encouraging you, where appropriate, to pursue specific areas of interest.
Why study the Equine Science Masters course?
- Flexibility Based upon the longest established Equine MSc course in the UK - established in the 1970s
- A challenging course taught by enthusiastic, helpful and research-active staff, and further enhanced by contributions from expert equine practitioners and academics, many of whom are of international renown
- Both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 year) routes available
- Some funding and bursaries available
- Optional European tour and equine conferences with lectures from international experts
- Proven gateway to careers in research and lecturing, 97% employment record
Information for international students
See our website for more information.
Fees and funding
Private, three institute scholarships, industry, British Chevening Scholarships.
Please check our website for more information.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||45|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||25|
|Dissertation||30 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Dr Mina Davies-Morel
- +44 (0)1970 624471
- +44 (0)1970 611264