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 and course duration

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