Taught course

Equine Science (Online Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · Royal School of Veterinary Studies
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDipProfessional Development

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.

If you have a degree in a non-science subject but relevant horse experience, your application may be considered.

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
    distance learning
    72 months
      part time
      72 months
        online
        72 months
        • PGCert
          part time
          24 months
            distance learning
            24 months
              online
              24 months
              • PGDip
                part time
                48 months
                  online
                  48 months
                    distance learning
                    48 months
                    • Professional Development
                      distance learning
                      24 months
                        part time
                        24 months
                          online
                          24 months

                          Course contact details

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