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International Equine and Agricultural Management

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

Example of possible offer Science subject recommended

Acceptable when combined with other level 3 qualifications

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:15

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Essential: Five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above including English Language and mathematics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

26

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H4,H4,H4

Acceptable when combined with other level 3 qualifications

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

MMM

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,C

UCAS Tariff

96

Minimum two A level or equivalent qualifications

Acceptable when combined with other Level 3 qualifications

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Business and management

Equine studies

Animal management

Become a multi-skilled graduate with a thorough grounding in agricultural and equine developments, equine science, business including marketing, finance, law and negotiating skills.

You will also delve into the changing dynamics of the UK horse industry as well as international equine business and science, covering Northwest Europe, the USA, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. You will also benefit from internationally-recognised visiting speakers from all areas of the equine industry.

With a work placement built into the course and our powerful network of graduates it’s no wonder our students have gone on to secure work in the UK and abroad at prestigious companies such as Westherbys, Volac International Dairy Nutrition, Haygain and Horse and Hound.

**Course structure**
You will benefit from a blend of modules that cover equine, agriculture and business delivered through lectures, seminars, tutorials, visiting speakers, case studies, laboratory practical classes and demonstrations. Modules are assessed through a range of methods including essays, reports, case studies and presentations. There are timed examinations at the end of each semester.
Study tours will give you industry insight and are compulsory for this degree. You will visit Northwest Europe (two weeks) and the USA (two and a half weeks). An additional course supplement of £3,500 will apply, although study bursaries are available subject to availability and eligibility criteria.

**Work placement**
You will complete a 15 week work placement in the second year of the course which develops key transferable skills and helps you to gain industry contacts even before you graduate. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a range of links within the growing equine, agriculture and business industries.

Modules

Indicative Modules:
- Food Production
- Soil and Environmental Science
- Business Environment
- Livestock Science
- Equine Industry
- British Bloodstock Production
- Equine Bioveterinary Science
- Business Finance
- Rural Business Enterprise

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
£11,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Royal Agricultural University

Department:

School of Equine Management and Science - SEMS

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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%
high
Business and management
69%
med
Equine studies
64%
low
Animal management

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.

Business and management (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

91%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
73%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
73%
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

73%
Library resources
55%
IT resources
73%
Course specific equipment and facilities
64%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
47%
Male students
53%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
4%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

Animal science

Teaching and learning

79%
Staff make the subject interesting
75%
Staff are good at explaining things
68%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
74%
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

65%
Library resources
62%
IT resources
72%
Course specific equipment and facilities
49%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

92%
UK students
8%
International students
10%
Male students
90%
Female students
91%
2:1 or above
13%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
C

Agriculture

Teaching and learning

76%
Staff make the subject interesting
77%
Staff are good at explaining things
72%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
71%
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

73%
Library resources
68%
IT resources
66%
Course specific equipment and facilities
60%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
18%
Male students
82%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
11%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
D

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Business and management

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£22k

£22k

£23k

£23k

£30k

£30k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

Agriculture, food and related studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£20k

£20k

£23k

£23k

£26k

£26k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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