Hartpury College

Level 3 Extended Diploma Horse Management (Business)

Course Overview

This course allows you to gain detailed academic knowledge and an in-depth understanding of horse management and business through theory-based and practical sessions.

You will study both pure business and equine related units, giving you the specialised knowledge needed to pursue a range of careers. You are also required to complete a period of work experience at an external placement, as well as having the opportunity to assist in the running of College equine competitions.

Our students have gone on to some fantastic careers in a wide range of industries and enjoyed some exceptional work placements all over the world, helping them open doors to their dream careers. You can read our students’ stories here

Entry Requirements


Five GCSEs grade at C or above, which must include English Language and Mathematics.

In Brief


2 Years

Tuition fees

Students under 19 on 31 August 2016 are free (full time courses only). Examination fees for main qualifications are also free.

Students aged 19 to 23 may need to pay tuition fees.  We may be able to waive your fees if you are unemployed and receiving Jobseekers Allowance, studying your first full level 2 qualification or level 3 qualification.  Please visit this page for more information.

Students aged 24 and over.  You may need to pay for your course, please visit this page for more information on 24+ loans.

Educational visits charge: An annual £65 fee is payable for all students and covers the cost of outside visits, special speakers and a contribution to the cost of administration.

When should I apply

We welcome applications for September 2016 entry from October 2015 onwards. You do not have to wait for your GCSE results.

How to apply

Please download the application form. Please note: you can complete this form on your computer and then print it to send back to us - you are unable to save. We will then contact you to arrange an interview.

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