This course will emphasise the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills you'll need for many roles in equine industry.
You'll learn about nutrition, fitness, anatomy and physiology, as well as equine facility and yard management.
A mixture of theoretical and practical study also covers essential business skills, like IT, communication and teamwork.
Upon completion of this course, you could transition into the HND equine course for a further year of study, or choose to move into a variety of roles in the equine sector, such as working in training yards, studs, equipment supply companies, racecourses, livery yards, hospitality and more .
The course offers Riding or Non-Riding options at both campuses. Entry requirements are the same for both.
For an introduction to the new Aberdeen Equine Studies course watch our YouTube video.
Take a look around the SRUC Virtual Experience for lots of great student videos and examples of what it’s like to study our courses, along with campus and facility tours.