|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Field Trip||5 x 9 Hour Field Trips|
|Seminar||1 x 2 Hour Seminar|
|Seminar||2 x 2 Hour Seminars|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Written report / essay (2,000 words)||50%|
|Semester Exam||1.5 Hours||50%|
|Supplementary Exam||1.5 Hours Candidates must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Supplementary written report / essay Candidates must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Describe activities associated with specific aspects of the equine industry.
2. Appreciate the complexity of and interrelationships between various aspects and sectors of the equine industry.
3. Examine vocational activities offered by the equine industry.
This module is based around a study tour where various aspects of the equine industry are examined and compared. Students will visit a region on a 5-6 day tour. The tour will cover a range of different organizations and may include, racing training stables, studs and allied enterprises such as racecourses and sales. Other enterprises examined may include veterinary laboratories, veterinary practices or schools, equine sporting events, non-thoroughbred breeding and or training centres, and auction houses.
The module will be delivered through a combination of visits, lectures, demonstrations and talks undertaken whilst on tour.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||Both the study tour and written report will develop communication skills.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance|
|Personal Development and Career planning|
|Problem solving||This will form part of written report set.|
|Research skills||Students will gain research experience prior to and during the tour in addition to the completion of written report.|
|Subject Specific Skills|
This module is at CQFW Level 4