BSc (Hons) Business Management for the Equine Industry :: Bishop Burton College

Course: BSc (Hons) Business Management for the Equine Industry

Department: Equine

Type: Degree

Duration: Three years or one year for the ‘top up’

The Programme

As part of this degree programme you will learn a combination of equine business and science, giving you an in-depth understanding of the business side to the equine industry.  Mixing science and business is a key part of this course, allowing students to understand the technical aspects of the equine industry and how it relates to business. A final year ‘top up’ is also available for applicants who have a HND or Foundation Degree in an appropriate subject. 

This course is closed for September 2019 entry.

What You Study

  • Fundamentals of business
  • Equine industry and event management
  • Equine exercise physiology
  • Equine marketing management
  • Equitation (elective)
  • Entrepreneurship and equine resource technology
  • Strategic management 
  • Human resource management
  • Equine operations management. 

How To Apply

For the three-year BSc programme, application is through UCAS, using code N2D4.

If you wish to enter into the final year of the course following successful completion of a relevant FdSc or HND qualification, please apply either via UCAS (selecting year of entry three) or our online application form.

Applications for the year you wish to study open in September the year before. Whilst UCAS advertise a January deadline, we continue to accept applications through to the September you wish to start with us, provided we have spaces available and the course remains open.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 80 UCAS points at A-Level, relevant Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent or an Access to Higher Education Diploma, plus a satisfactory reference.

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

For advanced entry to final level, a relevant Level 5 qualification such as a Foundation Degree is required.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

Celeste Cameron

BSc (Hons) Business Management for the Equine Industry

Having completed her degree in Business Management for the Equine Industry at Bishop Burton College, Celeste now works at Equikro within online sales and marketing. 

"The course at Bishop Burton gave me an in depth knowledge of what is required for a successful business so that I can confidently apply this to my job role."