Relevant Foundation Degree
Full-time: 1 year
Students will also develop the necessary skills to assess a horse and implement a training plan to modify its behaviour. An introduction to the ten elements taught by the Society for Equine Behaviour Consultants (SEBC) is embedded within the programme.
University Centre Reaseheath is an academic partner of the University of Chester. Foundation degrees, Honours degrees, and Cert Ed are awarded by the University of Chester.
What will I study?
Modules (all at 20 credits with the exception of the dissertation module which is a double credit module at 40 credits) include:
- RC6003 Dissertation
- RC6025 Advanced Equine Welfare and Ethics
- RC6026 Equine Clinical Behaviour
- RC6027 Recent Advances in Equine Sciences
- RC6030 Advances in Complementary Therapy
- RC6526 Animal Assisted Interventions
- Relevant foundation degree in Equine Behaviour and Welfare or equivalent
- Postgraduate study
- Rehabilitation and therapy centre management
- Performance and competition horse management
- Equine behavioural therapy
- Equine research
- Equine welfare
- Equine behaviour consultant
Please note: acceptance onto riding units is subject to assessment and weight limit of 13 stone.
As a Higher Education student you will have two main costs to meet; your tuition fees and living costs.
Our full-time tuition fees for UK and EU students, entering University, can be found on the student finance page. These fees are charged for each academic year of a course and are set by the college annually.
If you are an international student or for the latest information on tuition fees visit the student finance page on our website.
Student can expect costs to be in the region of £300, to include PPE of an approved riding hat, riding boots, gloves, and a good waterproof coat (without a hood) as well as navy blue jodhpurs and navy-blue polo shirt.
Prices of equipment are subject to change dependent on retailer.
I really enjoyed studying for my degree at Reaseheath. There’s a great atmosphere and you get lots of individual support from your lecturers.
Charlotte Woolley BSc (Hons) Applied Equine Behaviour and Welfare
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