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Honours and Integrated Masters Degrees

BSc (Hons) Equine Management (top-up)

Benefit from world-class facilities and world-class expertise. Learn from lecturers who are specialists in their subject areas. Gain industry experience at our international equine events.

One year full-time (Part-time options available)

The Equine Management top-up is very flexible in delivery, and can be completed part-time or full-time, making it a great option for those already working in industry. It provides an opportunity for students who have just completed a Foundation degree or HND to top up to a full Honours degree, but also enables graduates who gained employment following completion of a Foundation Degree or HND to gain an additional qualification which could help them progress further in their careers. We also welcome applications from people who have been immersed in the industry and wish to gain a qualification to complement their practical skills (acceptance subject to a short interview).

The programme includes a mixture of business and science modules, as well as a dissertation, giving students the opportunity to pursue their own interests and develop their own research. Students who have not previous studied research processes and statistics will also be required to complete a module on these topics in the first semester to support successful completion of their dissertation.

Topics you could study on this top-up degree include Behaviour, Nutrition, Business Management, Ethics and Welfare and Performance.

You will benefit from access to our Animal Science Laboratories as well as Hartpury’s own commercial yard, Equine Therapy Centre and Rider Performance Centre. We’ll also support you to secure exciting work experience placements that could open the door to your dream career, or you’ll have the option to continue on to postgraduate study, including the MSc Equine Science or the Masters by Research (Equestrian Performance).

How to apply for this course

Entry Requirements

A pass in a Foundation Degree or National Diploma in Equine Science or an equine-related programme.

We welcome students with equivalent qualifications.

Previous learning towards a university-level qualification or relevant work experience may count as credit for this course. Please contact our admissions team.

Why study Equine at Hartpury University Centre?

Every aspect of our specialist campus is designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to open the door to their dream career, while providing exceptional competition opportunities and supporting horses and riders in all forms of their development and wellbeing.

As Europe’s largest equine education centre, Hartpury attracts the very highest calibre lecturers, researchers and coaches. It also hosts riders, trainers and industry leaders from more than 20 countries at its three major equine festivals each year.

But perhaps the most special thing about Hartpury is that there are so many opportunities for our students to gain real world experience on our own specialist campus.

Key information

  • University Finance

    The cost of studying can quickly mount up and our finance team can offer confidential advice on budgeting, information on bursaries, loans and grants, and help you explore what you are entitled to. For information on everything student finance related, click below. 

    You can contact the office by email studentfinance@hartpury.ac.uk or by phone on 01452 702189 or 01452 702190.

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  • Tuition Fees

    Fees for September 2018 entry

    UK: £9,250
    EU fees: Will remain the same as UK students, £9,250
    International: £12,000
    Please contact us to discuss part-time fees 

    EU students starting this course in Sept 2018 will be eligible to apply for UK student loans for the duration of their course. 

  • University Accommodation

    Whether it is your first time away from home, or you’re a seasoned traveller, there are options to suit you and your lifestyle while studying at Hartpury. 

    You’ll be part of a vibrant and international community of students of all ages, and from many different cultures, who share their experience of life at university together on one campus.

    We have a variety of options to suit different tastes and budgets. Whether you choose to live on or off campus you’ll get the same high standards of facilities and support. You can check out your options by clicking below. 

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Thinking of postgraduate study at Hartpury?

Hartpury University Centre has an outstanding postgraduate employment history of 100% and is skilled at supporting students to progress both their interests and career aspirations. Offering postgraduate qualifications in Equine, Sport, Animal and Veterinary Physiotherapy, Hartpury provides a unique postgraduate experience.