Bachelor of Equine Science

The University of Queensland Australia
Indicative Price: AUD $9,486
Duration: 3 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Location: Gatton

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.
  • Learn the scientific and practical aspects of the horse industry and related social and community issues, including general animal science and specialised equine courses.
  • 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.
  • Graduate with the knowledge and skills to improve equine management, performance, and welfare across industries including racehorses, work horses, and recreational and performance horses.

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Units Of Study:

Part A

  • Applied Biology I
  • Applied Biology II
  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Agricultural Biochemistry
  • Pasture Science
  • Fundamentals of Equine Science
  • Equine Behaviour & Performance
  • Equine Breeding and Stud Management
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology 2
  • Animal Health and Epidemiology
  • Equine Nutrition & Health
  • Equine Exercise and Rehabilitation
  • Animal Breeding & Genetics
  • Emerging Issues in Animal Bioscience
  • Chemistry

Part B

  • Food & Fibre in the E-Landscape
  • Elements of Ecology
  • Food for a Healthy Planet
  • Agricultural Microbiology & Gene Technology
  • Industry Placement
  • Molecular and quantitative genetics
  • Short International Experience
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Special Topic II
  • Animal Behaviour, Handling and Wellbeing
  • Livestock Industries
  • Animal Environmental Physiology
  • Monogastric Production Systems
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Ruminant Production Systems
  • Animal Reproduction
  • Sustainable Animal Systems
  • Working with Groups and Teams
  • Weed Science
Online Course: No
Funding Available: Yes

Eligibility Criteria :

OP 12 / Rank 76 (2017 requirements)

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