Bachelor of Equine Science University of Queensland - UQ

4.0 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Turn your passion for horses into a career managing their performance and welfare across the growing global equine industry.

This three-year program is dedicated to the study of equine welfare, behaviour, nutrition, reproduction, health, rehabilitation, exercise, and physiology.

Study in specialised facilities in the Equine Units at the Gatton Campus, which includes performance testing facilities, a reproduction laboratory, teasing lanes, and equestrian training arenas.

Learn the scientific and practical aspects of the horse industry and related social and community issues, including general animal science and specialised equine courses.

Graduate with the knowledge and skills to improve equine management, performance, and welfare across industries including racehorses, work horses, and recreational and performance horses.

As an equine specialist, you will establish a career in fields and industries such as:

equine enterprise management
agribusiness firms servicing the equine...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Equine Science University of Queensland - UQ based on 2 reviews
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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: It provides a well rounded overview of all aspects of the equine industry and allows students to gain work in any area of the industry they like

Negatives: Some courses are repetitive or are not relevant to the degree

My advice to future students is: Be selective about your elective units. While the recommend...

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April 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: I mean I’m sure it’ll get interesting soon...

Negatives: That I’m doing a maths course, why we need that I don’t know. Also, it’s got nothing to do with horses whatsoever as of yet but I’m sure it’ll happen eventually

My advice to future students is: Don’t expect much from equine science because it’s clearly ...

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