Hartpury University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
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.
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 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.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 4
Our international office will support students and their families to make their way through the application process smoothly, from deciding on the course, making visa applications, the cost of tuition fees and accommodation to enrolling at the University ready to start their course. When you decide to study with us, you’ll be in good company, joining students from across the UK, the EU and around the world all studying courses in either animal, agriculture, equine or sport on our specialist campus and as an international student you are also guaranteed on-site accommodation during your first year. We are committed to continued investment and development of Hartpury University ensuring an outstanding learning environment for all international students.
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points|
|A level||CCC - BBC||Typical offer is CCC-BBC or equivalent. This must include a minimum of two A Levels.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM||Typical offer is a MMM-DMM in an Extended Diploma or equivalent in a relevant subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in an Access to Higher Education Diploma.|
|Scottish Higher||Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in Scottish Highers. This must include a minimum of two Highers.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in an IB Diploma, to include a minimum of two Highers at H3 or above. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Standard Level S3 if equivalent GCSE's have not been obtained.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in the an Irish Leaving Certificate. This must include a minimum of two Highers. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Ordinary Level.|
In addition to the above Level 3 qualifications, a minimum of 5 GCSE A* to C, (or 9 to 4), or equivalent, to include English Language and Mathematics are required.
We look to evidence of the awareness of the Horseracing industry within the personal statement.
We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. We may interview mature applicants and those with non-traditional qualifications.
If you don't meet our tariff points requirement we will still consider your application and may be able to offer you a place on an alternative programme.
Each application is considered on its own merits and we will consider combinations of the above mentioned qualifications or equivalent.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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/