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Study mode

On campus; Online
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Campus locations

Wagga Wagga
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Duration

3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Admission information

7000
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CSU has a variety of pathways and admissions requirements for study. Details of the types of 'bonus points' and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants are set out in the CSU institutional admissions information and CSU's general admissions policy.

You can also view details about the applicants who commenced this course last year in the ATAR profile and See the student profile.

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Session availability

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Please note: all sessions may not be available at all locations or through all study modes. Please check the Fees and course offerings section for more information.

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International students

Study mode

On campus; Online

Campus locations

Wagga Wagga
  • This course is not available to international students.

Course highlights

Delivered by internationally recognised academics, the Bachelor of Equine Science (with specialisation) provides a practical and contemporary program. A choice of electives gives you the ability to contextualise and pursue your specific interests and career aspirations.

Quality learning experience

As well as acquiring a fundamental understanding and appreciation of anatomy, physiology and the basic sciences, you’ll develop skills in equine nutrition, reproduction, training and performance, health and welfare, and business. If you choose the Business Management specialisation, you’ll also study financial management, business law, advertising and marketing, property planning and human resources.

Latest facilities

CSU offers world-leading technology and facilities, including a high-speed treadmill and reproduction barn and laboratory. The Equine Centre has six stable blocks, covered yards and handling facilities, an indoor arena, several outdoor arenas and an undercover horse walker. If you wish to bring your horse with you, we offer stables with access to communal paddocks. Bedding is supplied, and you provide your own feed and care for your own horse. Local feed suppliers will deliver to CSU.

Flexibility and support

Benefit from excellent staff-to-student ratios, ensuring you receive individual help and support throughout the course. You can also choose to study online to complement work and lifestyle commitments. 

Skill development

While there are no prerequisite subjects, studies in mathematics and chemistry at Year 12 level are preferred. Prior horse experience offers some advantages but is not essential. You do not need to be able to ride a horse to enrol. Instruction in riding is not offered as part of the course.

Honours 

If you achieve a grade point average of 5.0 or above, you’ll be eligible to enrol in a one-year Honours program to develop the skills necessary for careers in academia, research, teaching or product development.  

There is no professional accreditation for the Bachelor of Equine Science (with specialisation).

Students will be expected to gain experience with performance horse and stud enterprises during their vacations.

Practical training is also available at the Equine Centre.

Residential schools are a great way to practise what you are learning in a hands-on environment, and to meet your lecturers and classmates.

Some online courses include a residential school, where you will attend a CSU campus during certain sessions throughout your course.

The following subjects may have a residential school component for distance education students:

AGR220 Extension
ASC142 Equestrian Coaching
ASC148 Introduction to Equitation Science
ASC171 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
ASC201 Equine Breeding Management
ASC202 Equine Locomotion
ASC208 Equine Disease, Injury and Rehabilitation
ASC209 Horse Breeding Technologies
ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training
ASC305 Parasitology
ASC306 Applied Animal Pharmacology
ASC321 The Equine Athlete
ASC412 Equine Nutrition
ASC413 Equine Health
BCM210 Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry
BIO100 Concepts of Biology
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
PSC360 Pastures and Rangelands

From the early stages of your degree, you can apply for a range of international programs through CSU Global. You could take a session or two on exchange at one of CSU’s partner institutions across the world, go on a study tour during the holidays, or complete some of your practical placements in an unique location.

Are you after a unique CSU study experience? By participating in a CSU Global international study program you can gain a new perspective on where your degree can take you, and even complete your degree that little bit faster. CSU Global has many options available to fit with your course, interests and study needs.

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Career opportunities

With a multitude of career opportunities available across the growing equine industry, you are building a lifelong career when you study equine science at CSU. 

Diverse roles

Our graduates are comprehensively prepared to positively impact on the management, health, welfare, reproduction, training and performance of horses kept in traditional and modern systems.

Business opportunities

Use your business management skills to pursue employment opportunities in an animal-related business or even start your own. With the equine sector contributing $6.4 billion to the Australian economy annually, career and business pathways will continue to develop for those best equipped to capitalise on the opportunities.

Transferable skills

Take your specialist skills to government roles, sports administration and promotion, journalism or teaching at TAFE or university. You could also work in research and product development.


With a multitude of career opportunities available across the growing equine industry, you are building a lifelong career when you study equine science at CSU. 

Diverse roles

Our graduates are comprehensively prepared to positively impact on the management, health, welfare, reproduction, training and performance of horses kept in traditional and modern systems.

Business opportunities

Use your business management skills to pursue employment opportunities in an animal-related business or even start your own. With the equine sector contributing $6.4 billion to the Australian economy annually, career and business pathways will continue to develop for those best equipped to capitalise on the opportunities.

Transferable skills

Take your specialist skills to government roles, sports administration and promotion, journalism or teaching at TAFE or university. You could also work in research and product development.


Credit and pathways

Getting into uni isn’t just about your ATAR; we understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

We understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.

Students who have studied and successfully completed subjects at other universities which are likely to be equivalent to subjects in the CSU Equine Science degree may apply for credit for those subjects when enrolling.

Students who hold a relevant TAFE qualification may also be eligible to apply for credit into the Bachelor of Equine Science.

Credit will be granted for subjects which are equivalent in content and standard, at the discretion of the relevant Course Coordinator.

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Fees and course offerings

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The section below is designed to allow you to select the option specific to your circumstances to discover the course fee and course offering information appropriate for you.

Bachelor of Equine Science (with specialisation)

Course Fees

If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

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If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

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1 year full-time ( points)

The Commonwealth Government has not yet released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Until this information is available, the 2018 indicative fees will remain as ‘To be approved’.
Please refer to the Study Assistopen_in_new website for the most up to date information.

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

More about Calculating Fees

It is important to note that the student contribution you pay will depend on the subjects you choose to study, as each subject has its own costs. The government assigns different price bands to a subject, depending on the discipline that subject belongs to.

Check out the subject fee calculator below to get a more accurate cost for your first year. The calculator will open in a new window, once open go to the Subjects section to review the subjects available for this course and enter them into the calculator.

The Australian Government indexes student contributions each year.

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Payment Options

  1. Pay all of your student contribution up front direct to the university
  2. Pay part of your student contribution to the university and defer the balance via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. Defer all of your student contribution via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

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Course Fees

A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP open_in_new.

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If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment Options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

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1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Course Fees

CSU gives a discount on tuition fees to citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada and the United Kingdom.

Contact a Recruitment agent in your country who can answer your questions about CSU as well as help with the student visa application process.

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CSU gives a discount on tuition fees to citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada and the United Kingdom.

Contact a Recruitment agent in your country who can answer your questions about CSU as well as help with the student visa application process.

International recruitment agents

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

More information about International Student Fees

Course Fees

This Course has limited Commonwealth supported places available.

Contact Us to see if you are eligible.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

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1 year full-time ( points)

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This Course has limited Commonwealth supported places available.

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If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

Frequently Asked Questions on CSP open_in_new

1 year full-time ( points)

The Commonwealth Government has not yet released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Until this information is available, the 2018 indicative fees will remain as ‘To be approved’.
Please refer to the Study Assistopen_in_new website for the most up to date information.

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

More about Calculating Fees

It is important to note that the student contribution you pay will depend on the subjects you choose to study, as each subject has its own costs. The government assigns different price bands to a subject, depending on the discipline that subject belongs to.

Check out the subject fee calculator below to get a more accurate cost for your first year. The calculator will open in a new window, once open go to the Subjects section to review the subjects available for this course and enter them into the calculator.

The Australian Government indexes student contributions each year.

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Payment Options

  1. Pay all of your student contribution up front direct to the university
  2. Pay part of your student contribution to the university and defer the balance via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. Defer all of your student contribution via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

More information about Commonwealth Supported Places

Course Fees

A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP open_in_new.

Most postgraduate students in Australia will pay the full cost of their tuition, however if you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

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Course Fees

A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP open_in_new.

Most postgraduate students in Australia will pay the full cost of their tuition, however if you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

More information about Fee Paying places

Course Fees

This course is associated with the Australian Government supported Research Training Program (RTP). The RTP scheme is administered by individual universities on behalf of the Department of Education and Training.

If you are a successful applicant for Research degree candidature, and you are an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, you won't pay any tuition fees.

You also won't need to pay the University's Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Applications for RTP Scholarships need to be made directly to CSU.

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Information on research fees and fee support

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Course Fees

Candidates who exceed their Research Training Program (RTP) entitlement are required to pay the appropriate domestic student tuition fee for their course. Eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-Help open_in_new.

If you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

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Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

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Course Fees

Candidates who exceed their Research Training Program (RTP) entitlement are required to pay the appropriate domestic student tuition fee for their course. Eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-Help open_in_new.

If you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

1 year part-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment Options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

More information about Fee Paying places

For more information on Fee Paying HDR students

For assistance contact the Research Office

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Course Fees

1 year full-time ( points)

1 year part-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

More information about International Student Fees

For assistance contact the Research Office

This international off-shore on campus offering is managed through a CSU partner organisation. Course fees will not be displayed here and should be discussed with the partner organisation.

Please contact us to find out more.

Session availability

This course is offered in the following sessions for enrolment:

Bachelor of Equine Science (with specialisation) specific fee details

Standard CSU fee details

Any fees and offerings are correct at the date of publishing. Fees are relevant for the year selected only and are subject to change in future years.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident find out more about domestic fees. Eligible students can defer these fees through the HELP open_in_new government student loan system.

If you are an international student, find out more about international fees.

Additional course-related expenses you may need to consider:

  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)
  • Textbooks (you may be able to purchase these second-hand)
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for any workplace learning, field trips or residential schools
  • Uniforms (e.g. shirts, polo tops, scrubs or overalls)
Zoe Merrington – Bachelor of Equine Science

“I chose to study at CSU as it had the course I wanted, it’s a specific course and nowhere else offered it. I also wanted to move away from home and experience something outside of my comfort zone.”

Zoe Merrington – Bachelor of Equine Science

Subjects

For each 8 point subject you are enrolled in, you should expect to spend 10 to 12 hours per week working on assignments and assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, and attending lectures, residential schools, or examinations.

If you are studying four subjects per session, this is equivalent to a full-time job. The workload for some subjects may vary as a result of approved course design.

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The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

Bachelor of Equine Science Course Structure

The course comprises 192 credit points, made up of 22 x 8 point core subjects and 2 x 8 point restricted elective subjects.

CORE SUBJECTS

ASC106 Equine Industry and Welfare
ASC148 Introduction to Equitation Science
ASC171 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
ASC201 Equine Breeding Management
ASC202 Equine Locomotion
ASC208 Equine Disease, Injury and Rehabilitation
ASC209 Horse Breeding Technologies
ASC210 Equine Reproduction
ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training
ASC273 Animal Nutrition
ASC302 Applications of Equitation Science: Contemporary Issues
ASC306 Applied Animal Pharmacology
ASC321 The Equine Athlete
ASC380 Professional Practice
ASC412 Equine Nutrition
ASC413 Equine Disease Prevention
BCM210 Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry
BIO100 Concepts of Biology
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories & Contemporary Realities
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
VSC114 Applied Animal Epidemiology

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES

ACC240 Financial Management of Small Businesses
AGR220 Extension
AGR237 Property Planning and Development
ASC141 Riding Development
ASC142 Equestrian Coaching
ASC221 Animal Genetics
ASC305 Parasitology
ASC381 International Study Tour
ASC407 Research Skills Development
HRM210 Human Resource Management
MKT110 Marketing and Society

Bachelor of Equine Science (Business Management) Course Structure

The course comprises 192 credit points, made up of 22 x 8 point core subjects and 2 x 8 point restricted elective subjects.

CORE SUBJECTS

ACC240 Financial Management of Small Business
ADV104 Understanding Advertising
AGR237 Property Planning and Development
AHT231 Agricultural Finance and Business Management
ASC106 Equine Industry and Welfare
ASC148 Introduction to Equitation Science
ASC171 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
ASC201 Equine Breeding Management
ASC202 Equine Locomotion
ASC208 Equine Disease, Injury and Rehabilitation
ASC210 Equine Reproduction
ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training
ASC321 The Equine Athlete
ASC380 Professional Practice
ASC412 Equine Nutrition
ASC413 Equine Disease Prevention
BIO100 Concepts of Biology
COM236 Making it Happen: Event Management
HRM210 Human Resource Management
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories & Contemporary Realities
LAW110 Business Law
MKT110 Marketing and Society

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES

AGR220 Extension
ASC141 Riding Development
ASC142 Equestrian Coaching
ASC209 Horse Breeding Technologies
ASC221 Animal Genetics
ASC302 Applications of Equine Science: Contemporary Issues
ASC305 Parasitology
ASC306 Applied Animal Pharmacology
ASC381 International Study Tour
ASC407 Research Skills Development
COM322 Regional and Global Public Relations
MGT220 e-commerce
PSC360 Pastures and Rangelands
VSC114 Applied Animal Epidemiology
 

Bachelor Equine Science

By Full-Time On Campus Study

Year 1, Session 1
ASC106 Equine Industry and Welfare
ASC148 Introduction to Equitation Science
BIO100 Concepts of Biology
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals

Year 1, Session 2
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories & Contemporary Realities
ASC171 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology

Year 2, Session 1
ASC210 Equine Reproduction
ASC202 Equine Locomotion
BCM210 Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry
ASC208 Equine Disease, Injury and Rehabilitation

Year 2, Session 2
ASC201 Equine Breeding Management
ASC209 Horse Breeding Technologies
ASC273 Animal Nutrition
VSC114 Applied Animal Epidemiology

Year 3, Session 1
ASC413 Equine Disease Prevention
ASC412 Equine Nutrition
ASC302 Applications of Equitation Science: Contemporary Issues
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE]

Year 3, Session 2
ASC321 The Equine Athlete
ASC306 Applied Animal Pharmacology
ASC380 Professional Practice
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE] 

 

Bachelor Equine Science

By Part-Time Online Study

Year 1, Session 1
ASC106 Equine Industry and Welfare
BIO100 Concepts of Biology

Year 1, Session 2
ASC171 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology

Year 2, Session 1
ASC148 Introduction to Equitation Science
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals

Year 2, Session 2
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories & Contemporary Realities
ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training

Year 3, Session 1
ASC210 Equine Reproduction
BCM210 Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry

Year 3, Session 2
ASC201 Equine Breeding Management
ASC209 Horse Breeding Technologies

Year 4, Session 1
ASC202 Equine Locomotion
ASC208 Equine Disease, Injury and Rehabilitation

Year 4, Session 2
ASC273 Animal Nutrition
VSC114 Applied Animal Epidemiology

Year 5, Session 1
ASC412 Equine Nutrition
ASC302 Applications of Equitation Science: Contemporary Issues

Year 5, Session 2
ASC321 The Equine Athlete
ASC306 Applied Animal Pharmacology

Year 6, Session 1
ASC413 Equine Disease Prevention
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE]

Year 6, Session 2
ASC380 Professional Practice
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE]

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Bachelor Equine Science (Business Management)

By Full-Time On Campus Study

Year 1, Session 1
ASC106 Equine Industry and Welfare
ASC148 Introduction to Equitation Science
BIO100 Concepts of Biology
AHT231 Agricultural Finance and Business Management

Year 1, Session 2
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories & Contemporary Realities
ASC171 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training
LAW110 Business Law

Year 2, Session 1
ASC210 Equine Reproduction
ASC202 Equine Locomotion
ASC208 Equine Disease, Injury and Rehabilitation
AGR237 Property Planning and Development

Year 2, Session 2
ASC201 Equine Breeding Management
ACC240 Financial Management of Small Businesses
ADV104 Understanding Advertising
MKT110 Marketing & Society

Year 3, Session 1
ASC413 Equine Disease Prevention
ASC412 Equine Nutrition
HRM210 Human Resource Management
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE]

Year 3, Session 2
ASC321 The Equine Athlete
COM236 Making it Happen: Event Management
ASC380 Professional Practice
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE]


Bachelor Equine Science (Business Management)

By Part-Time Online Study

Year 1, Session 1
ASC106 Equine Industry and Welfare
BIO100 Concepts of Biology

Year 1, Session 2
ASC171 Animal Anatomy and Physiology
LAW110 Business Law

Year 2, Session 1
ASC148 Introduction to Equitation Science
AHT231 Agricultural Finance and Business Management

Year 2, Session 2
IKC101 Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories & Contemporary Realities
ASC248 Horse Behaviour and Training

Year 3, Session 1
ASC210 Equine Reproduction
AGR237 Property Planning and Development

Year 3, Session 2
ASC201 Equine Breeding Management
MKT110 Marketing & Society

Year 4, Session 1
ASC202 Equine Locomotion
ASC208 Equine Disease, Injury and Rehabilitation

Year 4, Session 2
ACC240 Financial Management of Small Businesses
HRM210 Human Resource Management

Year 5, Session 1
ASC412 Equine Nutrition
ADV104 Understanding Advertising

Year 5, Session 2
ASC321 The Equine Athlete
COM236 Making it Happen: Event Management

Year 6, Session 1
ASC413 Equine Disease Prevention
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE]

Year 6, Session 2
ASC380 Professional Practice
[RESTRICTED ELECTIVE]

Graduation requirements

As a CSU student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.

Minimum Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Additional Graduation Requirements

Support

Finishing high school this year? Taking a few years off to find out what you really want to do in life? Need to attend classes from anywhere in the world?

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When it comes to postgraduate study, we understand that having the right kind of support is key to your success. You’ll enjoy flexible learning that allows you to fit study into your life, at a time that suits you. Our team are only a phone call or email away and you can even use our online chat for any questions you may have. We can also help you connect with scholarships, grants, loans, and assistance that can make further study affordable. At CSU, we’re with you every step of the way.

As a HDR candidate, we recognise you’ll need specialised support to help you achieve your research goals. Our dedicated Research Office is your central point of contact for researchers and supervisors. CSU also has a number of Research Support Services designed to support researchers, supervisors and HDR candidates across their research endeavours and careers. Academic and personal support is available including Indigenous services, international support, counselling, disability services, equity and diversity, health information, spiritual support, mentoring, child care support, professional development and more.

Prospective Higher Degree by Research candidates may apply for a scholarship to cover their tuition fees, living costs and research costs. Please visit the CSU Higher Degree by Research Scholarships for more information. The main round of Australian Government funded Research Training Program scholarships is normally open for applications in September and October each year.

We have a wide range of scholarships available to help you with the costs of studying at CSU. There are scholarships based on academic performance or your personal circumstances. Other scholarships and grants cover specific costs like accommodation and textbooks, and some offer funds that you can use in any way to enhance your university experience. Find a scholarship to suit your needs and apply now.

Indigenous students can access the Indigenous Academic Success Program (IASP). This free program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at CSU. It gives you one-on-one access to tutors to help you with your assessments and prepare you for exams.

International students

Gain an internationally recognised qualification with CSU at one of our vibrant regional campuses, or study online from the comfort of your own home - anywhere in the world!

You can also study accounting, business and information technology courses at a CSU Study Centre in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney.

Browse through the tabs below for more information or visit our International website to discover more about an Australian university experience like no other.

Please note: if you choose to study online with CSU, the course study mode will not meet necessary requirements for granting Australian student visas.

There are minimum Academic and English Language requirements for admission to CSU courses. These requirements ensure that our students have the best chance for success. Minimum requirements can vary from country to country, so please take some time to review our entry requirements  before starting your application. If you cannot find the requirements for your country please contact us.

At CSU, we understand that you are making a financial investment in your future and we want to make sure that you receive the best value for money for your education. That’s why our students enjoy more affordable course tuition fees than other Australian universities, while still receiving a high standard of education.

Tuition fees are set for the duration of your course and don’t go up each year.

CSU Alumni receive a discount on fee-paying postgraduate courses – so if you study your bachelor’s degree with us, and decide to continue your studies at CSU, you could save 10 per cent off your postgraduate tuition.

Please note: whether you study on campus or online, textbooks and other items that you may be required to purchase during your study are not included in the tuition fees.

More information on tuition and other fees.

More information on fees for on-campus study in Australia.

Aside from course tuition fees, all students who choose to study on campus incur other fees such as accommodation, Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other living expenses.

If you choose to study online, some subjects may require you to attend compulsory residential schools in Australia. Residential schools are held on campus in Australia for up to five days during certain sessions.

Please check the residential schools tab in the Course highlights section above (or your offer of admission if your application is successful) for more information on which subjects may have a residential school component.

Online courses for international students do not meet the requirement for an Australian Student Visa, therefore you will need to check that you can obtain an appropriate visa for any residential school session. For more information about visas, visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection. More information about residential schools can be found on our Future Students Hub.

CSU campuses offer a uniquely Australian living experience. Most of our campuses have accommodation on-site with many of the buildings nestled among gum trees with native wildlife like kangaroos and kookaburras sharing the space. Off-campus accommodation options can also be arranged.

Few universities in Australia can match the range of accommodation available at CSU’s campuses. Campus life offers all the facilities of a small village with community spirit, helping you to meet lots of new friends while living in a safe and secure environment.

Find out more about CSU’s accommodation options.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, our international support services can make all the difference. From managing visa requirements to study support, and career advice, we’ve got you covered and our friendly staff will help make your university experience one you will never forget.

At CSU, we work with trained international recruitment agents in more than 40 countries to help you find the course and study option that is right for you. Our agents can assist you to apply for study either on campus in Australia or online. Depending on your country of citizenship you may be required to apply to CSU via an agent. Visit our International agents page for more information.

How to apply

Applying to CSU is easy. Choose how you want to apply below, or get in touch with CSU and we can help you with your application.

Universities Admissions Centre
(UAC)

Are you a school leaver wanting to study on campus?

Important dates

30 Sep 2017
UAC on time applications close

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
(VTAC)

Want to study at Albury-Wodonga Campus and don’t live in NSW or ACT?

Important dates

16 Jan 2018
VTAC first round offers released

Charles Sturt University
(CSU)

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

10 Nov 2017
2017 Session 3 Final date for late applications

1 Dec 2017
2018 Session 1 Late Application date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

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Apply direct to CSU

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

10 Nov 2017
2017 Session 3 Final date for late applications

1 Dec 2017
2018 Session 1 Late Application date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

Check the full list of application dates open_in_new

Apply anytime

Applications for our research degrees can be lodged at any time. Before applying, you should make contact with the appropriate Sub-Dean of Graduate Studies.

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