Taught course

Equine Science

Institution
University of Edinburgh · Royal School of Veterinary Studies
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDip

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.

We may also consider your application if you have a science degree that is below a 2.1 qualification, or a degree in a non-science subject, if you hold Level 2 or above British Horse Society qualifications and/or have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with or caring for horses.

Months of entry

September

Course 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 a PhD.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    72 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    48 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
equine.science@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 8783