Course: FdSc Business Management for the Equine Industry

Department: Equine

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years

The Programme

Many business opportunities exist within the equine industry and this programme is designed for people who are looking to enhance their business skills within the equestrian arena. The course will enable students to develop practical equitation skills as well as providing sound business principles and knowledge related to the equine industry.

What You Study

  • Fundamentals of business
  • Applied vocational equine management
  • Equine industry
  • Equine anatomy and physiology
  • Equine law
  • Human resources and management
  • Equine behaviour and welfare (elective)
  • Equitation (elective).

How To Apply

Application is through UCAS, using code N2D5.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level or a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent.

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.

Equitation modules require riding to BHS Stage 2 or equivalent standard, or above. 

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).

Jennifer Williams

BSc (Hons) Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation

Having completed the BSc (Hons) Equine Therapy and Rehabilitation degree at Bishop Burton College, Jennifer now has her own business as a Veterinary Physiotherapist.