Bachelor of Equine Science

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

In this program students will study the nutrition, reproduction, exercise physiology, health and rehabilitation, welfare and behaviour of horses. This scientific knowledge is then applied to an industry setting to improve the management, performance and welfare of leisure horses and equine athletes. The study of Equine Science will give students exposure to the scientific and practical aspects of the horse industry and related social and community issues. As students progress through the program, they can choose from a range of electives, including agribusiness, biosecurity, pasture and production courses. Students will have access to UQ's Equine Precinct, including equitation arenas, breeding and horse-handling facilities, day yards and stabling amenities.

Course Fee:

International: $138,499

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English; either Mathematics A or Mathematics B.


48 units

Subjects you can Study:

Equine science

Study Pathways:

Honours is available as an additional year of study. Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Horse Trainer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gatton No info No Full time 3 years
Gatton No info No Part time 6 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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