International Horseracing Business with Foundation Year at Hartpury University - UCAS

Hartpury University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Horseracing Business with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Study horseracing business with practising industry professionals and gain the experience you need to succeed in the global racing business. The international horseracing industry is growing, especially in the UK, Dubai, Japan, Hong Kong, the US and Australia, and there is a range of exciting global career opportunities. This degree has been designed to prepare you to enter the industry. You’ll develop strong practical knowledge and experience, whilst making valuable contacts for your dream career. The foundation year entry provides an alternative route into degree-level study. It’s ideal for those who need to develop their knowledge and skills in order to progress to the full BA qualification. Alongside core business and racing topics, you’ll be able to tailor your degree to suit your interests and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to delve deeper into fundamental areas of international horseracing business including hospitality, marketing, sponsorship and media. You’ll also be able to study the equine management side of the commercial racing world, developing your expertise whilst gaining practical and professional experience to enhance your CV. Throughout the course, you’ll make valuable connections that can open the doors to a range of exciting work experience and graduate employment opportunities. You’ll also have opportunities to visit horseracing yards and racecourses across the UK and further afield, which will give you valuable insights ready for your career. Live business briefs, field trips and work experience will strengthen your understanding of the global racing world.

Modules

Our modules are developed regularly to reflect student and industry demands, ensuring you’re well prepared to enter skilled employment on graduation. The majority of courses are comprised of both compulsory and optional modules, the latter of which you'll be able to choose from to suit your interests and career goals. Most courses also include work placement learning, to help you gain essential experience for your future. Modules include: Foundation Skills Development, Academic Skills in Practice (Internship), Reviewing Literature, Foundation in Equine, Foundation of Business Enterprise and Management, Professional Development and Influence within the Equestrian Sector, Introduction to the Horseracing Industry, Equestrian Project Management, Understanding Business and Economic Environment, Understanding Business and Financial Information, Introduction to the Principles of Marketing, Professional Placement Experience, Equestrian Research in Professional Practice, Equestrian Media Relations, The International Horseracing Industry, Dissertation, Sustainability and Global Responsibility within the Equestrian Sector, Horseracing, Governance and Law. Modules are sometimes subject to change. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit https://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/courses/undergraduate/ba-hons-international-horseracing-business-with-foundation-year/


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

We have a strong global community, with students and staff from over 60 countries. Our dedicated International team will support you through every step of your university journey – from initial enquiry to enrolment and graduation. They’ll guide you through living and learning in the UK, making your application, visas, student finance, accommodation and much more. They’ll also arrange for you to be collected from your airport or train station on arrival and support you to settle in to university life in your first term. As an international student, you’re guaranteed accommodation in your first year.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs A to C (or 9 to 4 where numeric grades are being awarded) or equivalent, to include English Language and Maths.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £16500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £16500 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Home fees for Sandwich Year £925 International/EU fees for Sandwich Year £4,400 Maximum part time fees (home students only) £6,935

Sponsorship information

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International Horseracing Business with Foundation Year at Hartpury University - UCAS