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Follow your passion for working in the Equine industry

The HND in Equine Performance offers an alternative, shorter and more cost effective route for you to gain a higher qualification and enter the Equine industry.

Develop the skills and attributes required for a successful career within the Equine industry

This programme is designed to be stimulating and challenging, and offer study that is both engaging and memorable. Modules include Horse Husbandry, Management of Equine facilities, Equestrian Performance, Horse and Human Relationship, Research Project, Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation, Advanced Equine Performance, and Horse Event Management.

HNCs and HNDs explained

Higher National Certificates (HNCs) are Level 4 qualifications, and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are Level 5 qualifications. They fall between A Levels, T Levels and other vocational Level 3 courses; and Level 6 courses such as bachelor degrees.

Some HNCs and HNDs are classified as Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs). HTQs are 'quality approved' courses, recognised by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) to have met the knowledge and skills needed by the sector. They are marked by the HTQ logo.

Benefits of HNCs and HNDs

Cost effective, shorter study: As HNCs and HNDs are shorter than traditional degrees with a lower annual fee, they can offer a quicker and more cost effective alternative to study.

Independent Study: Apprenticeships and HNCs/HNDs are designed to the same standard, however each will suit different learning styles. A HNC/HND may be for you if you are settled in a job and do not feel you need additional pastoral support, or if you’re looking to train around your existing position.

Undergraduate Equine Performance HNCs and HNDs courses

Equine Performance - HND

Undergraduate EKCW001P

Do you have a passion for working within the Equine industry? If you have a Level 3 qualification or A Levels, the HND in Equine Performance offers an alternative route to university for you to gain a higher qualification....

16th Sept 2024 - 26th May 2026

Mondays & Tuesdays

Equine Studies

Common Leys Farm

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