|Module Title||EQUINE STUDY TOUR|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Sebastian D McBride|
|Other staff||Dr Mina C G Davies-Morel|
|Course delivery||Other||10 day study tour|
1. Describe activities associated with specific aspects of the UK equine industry in particular racing, breeding, leisure, and performance-related research.
2. Compare the UK equine industry systems with similar systems abroad (Europe)
3. Discuss the vocational activities associated with the equine industry at home and abroad and thereby a greater understanding of future employment opportunities.
.2 IT and information handling
To complete the written assignment students will have to obtain information from a variety of sources including books, web sites, tour visits etc. This will involve the use of IT to compile the finished report as well as retrieve relevant information (e.g. Voyager).
.3 Use and analysis of numerical information
.4 Writing in an academic context
Students will be required to present information precisely and concisely in a clear and informative manner. The assignment will require all source material to be fully referenced.
.5 Oral discussion and presentation
.6 Careers need awareness
One of the primary aims of this module is to make students aware of the variety of equine industry and related job opportunities within the UK and abroad.
The organizational requirements for and during an extended period away from home will require some self-management.
.8 Group activity
Students will have to manage themselves individually and as a group to collate various pieces of information during the tour visits in order to complete the written assignment.
This module is at CQFW Level 5