Equine Sports Medicine

University College Dublin


Course Name Equine Sports Medicine
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code D053
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Graduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradCert
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Grad Cert Equine Sports Medicine (Sept) PT (D053)

1 Year

Part Time


For further information on when the next cycle of the course will run, please see http://www.ucd.ie/vetmed/study/graduateprogrammes/gradcertinequinesportsmedicine/.
Duration 1 year part-time
Course Fee GradCert Equine Sports Medicine (D053) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4790
nonEU fee per year - € 4790

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants are required to have a degree in veterinary medicine.

Applicants will require a computer and Broadband Internet access. To complete the programme applicants must have an intermediate level of IT skills, i.e. be able to browse the intern...


Expand+Vision and Values Statement
The Graduate Certificate in Equine Sports Medicine programme is designed for veterinary surgeons already in equine practice or who wish to pursue a career in equine sports medicine. This programme will equip veterinarians...

Course Content

Expand+GradCert Equine Sports Medicine
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)

Grad Cert Equine Sports Medicine will explore recent developments on key subjects specific to athletic performance including genetics, exercise phy...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Evaluation of Poor Performance
Genetics and Exercise Physiolo
Pathology and Clin Path
Adaptation to training

Stage 1 - Option
Case Reports
Number of Credits 30
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Margaret MacDonagh
Contact Number: +353 1 716 6223
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