Equine Science and Thoroughbred Management (BSc Hons) Program By Oxford Brookes University |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
This four-year course is the only dedicated Equine Science and Thoroughbred Management degree of its kind in the UK. It is a joint venture between Oxford Brookes and Abingdon and Witney College, with teaching mainly at Oxford Brookes, with a small number of modules based at Abingdon and Witney College’s stud farm, allowing theory to be linked to practice. This collaboration enables you to benefit from the expertise, facilities and extensive industry links of both institutions. There is considerable input from external practitioners throughout the course and you work in the industry in your third year. The course benefits from a unique mentor panel which includes industry professionals from a broad range of settings. The panel provides students with direct links to industry specialists who are able to advise on career progression and work experience (see opposite).

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Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities.


As the only UK university ranked in the QS world rankings of top 50 institutions under 50 years old (QS, 2021), and among the world elite in 13 subjects (QS, 2020), Oxford Brookes enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation. It currently ranks 2nd in teaching in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2020, and has climbed 8 places within the UK’s top 50 institutions in the Guardian League Tables 2020.

The University’s teaching staff have 11 National Teaching Fellowships, an award recognising outstanding contributions to learning in higher education.

Oxford Brookes is located in the vibrant city of Oxford. It has three main campuses in and around the city, and a fourth in Swindon for locally-based healthcare students.

There are four main faculties at Oxford Brookes:

  • Oxford Brookes Business School
  • Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment


Attracting students from over 140 countries worldwide, the University has a lively cosmopolitan feel.

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