Equine Studies FdSc

Aberystwyth University

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UCAS CODE D324
This two-year vocational qualification is perfect for anyone wishing to gain a valuable qualification and experience in the equine industry. The equine centre at Aber is a designated BHS Where to Train centre and this means the riding you undertake as part of the FdSc course is based on BHS exam system, preparing you for your BHS stages if you wish to train towards them. The FdSc Equine Studies course includes practical instruction of the care and daily management of the horse and has a strong... READ MORE

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Full time | Coleg Gwent Usk Campus | 2 Years | 21-SEP-20

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WUSCA student ranking
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2nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
65th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
2 Years

Animal Science

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

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Previous study
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The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Animal Science

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
46%
Biology
36%
Chemistry
18%
History
18%
English Literature
18%

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Aberystwyth University
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Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is located on the beautiful coast of mid Wales, surrounded by breath-taking scenery of rolling hills and sea. The university, part of the local town affectionately known as “Aber”, forms a vibrant cosmopolitan cultural hub. This beautiful town offers some of the most picturesque views in Wales. Whatever your interest, there is plenty to do in Aberystwyth; with beautiful sandy beaches just a stone’s throw away, and the Cambrian Mountains on our doorstep. There’s no beauty quite like the beauty of Aberystwyth. Students love its location and social life, while it’s internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and research.

Where you'll study

Aberystwyth University

Coleg Gwent Usk Campus
Usk
Monmouthshire
NP15 1XJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Pontypool and New Inn  2.7 miles away