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Hartpury University

International Horseracing Business with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: DFN2

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


DD EE Typical offer is DD-EE or equivalent. This must include a minimum of one ALevel.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS tariff points in an Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS tarif points in an International Baccalaureate Diploma, to include a minimum of one Highers at H3or above. This must also include Maths and English Language at a miimum of Standard Level S3 if equivalent GCSEs have not been obtained.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS tariff points in the Irish Leaving Certificate. This must include a minimum of one Higher. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Ordinary level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

Typical offer is a PPP in an Extended Diploma or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Typical offer is 32-48 UCAS taiff points in Scottish Highers. This must include a minimum of one higher.

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2021

Other options

5.0 years | Sandwich | 2021

Subjects

Animal science

Equine studies

Research and study skills in education

Business and management

Study international horseracing business with practising industry professionals. Gain experience to progress into an exciting career in the growing global racing industry, especially in Dubai, Japan, Hong Kong, the US and Australia. You’ll develop your expertise in horseracing business, as well as the equine management side of commercial racing. Live business briefs, field trips to well-known racing yards and work experience will strengthen your understanding of the global racing world. The foundation year option will give you the subject-specific knowledge and skills needed to progress on to the BSc degree.

Gloucestershire, home to the world-famous Gold Cup Festival, boasts some of the world’s most prestigious training centres. Our students gain work experience and graduate roles with many of these, as well as through our partnerships with big racing businesses and organisations. This includes the British Horseracing Authority, Newmarket Jockey Club Racecourses, the Irish National Stud, as well as racehorse training roles.

Modules

Modules are designed to give students an understanding of the commercial side of the UK and international racing industry.
Modules cover a range of topics including marketing, management, economics and finance.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

Hartpury offers a range of bursaries that can provide financial support to eligible students applying for degree courses, including: Support Bursary, Care Leavers Bursary, Full time Carers Bursary, Local Outreach Bursary, Local Bursary and Progression Bursary. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

The Uni


Course location:

Hartpury University

Department:

Equine

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

82%
med
Animal science
82%
med
Equine studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Animal science

Teaching and learning

88%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
89%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
77%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

84%
Library resources
87%
IT resources
83%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

93%
UK students
7%
International students
8%
Male students
92%
Female students
60%
2:1 or above

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
B

Equine studies

Teaching and learning

88%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
89%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
77%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

84%
Library resources
87%
IT resources
83%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

89%
UK students
11%
International students
5%
Male students
95%
Female students
60%
2:1 or above

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
B

Research and study skills in education

Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
B
A

Business and management

Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

89%
UK students
11%
International students
69%
Male students
31%
Female students
66%
2:1 or above

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
E

After graduation


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