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Warwickshire College Group

Equine Business Management

UCAS Code: DN31

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2019

This course is designed for students who are keen to apply theory and practice in a business environment whilst specialising in the equine industry.

Students will learn how different organisations operate from initial start-up, strategy development, finance to management styles. The course provides students with strongly developed management skills, preparing them for a career within the equine or general business sector and is recognised by employers in a wide variety of settings. General business and management skills are developed in an equine-focussed environment, allowing students with a passion for horses to maintain focus and complete their degree programme successfully. If you are passionate about business and the equine industry then this is the course for you.

The course is designed to cover key issues in equine business management. Modules provide a solid foundation of business, law, management and academic skills knowledge, coupled with an introduction to the equine industry. Intermediate modules cover marketing, finance, Human Resources and management, coupled with a research module.

Final year Honours modules are designed to enable students to analyse critically research (through a business dissertation) and study fields such as strategic management and business ethics and leadership.The degree programme can either be studied purely academically as a three year programme or can be studied as a four year 'Sandwich' degree. If you choose the 'Sandwich' option, you will be required to undertake a minimum 48 week work placement (or two 24 week placements) in an area/s of your interest. The placement year is not mandatory but offers you an excellent opportunity to develop skills alongside your academic study, which will be recognised by future employers as a positive attribute.This course is validated in partnership with Coventry University.

Modules

Core Modules will include:

Year 1:
Principles of Business Enterprise
Equine Law
Applied Equine Management
Equine Industry
Equine Event Management
ASSET (academic study skills and employability)

Year 2:
Research Design & Analysis
Equine Strategic Marketing
Managing Equine Enterprises
Financial Planning & Management
Enterprise Development
Human Resource Management

Year 3:
Optional Placement Year

Year 4:
Business Dissertation
Strategic Business Management
Management Consultancy Project
Leadership, Innovation & Technology
Business Ethics & Corporate Responsibility

Assessment methods

Each module will have its own specific assessment profile and may consist of coursework or examination. Modules are assessed using a variety of assessment methods (case studies, reports, presentations, practicals etc) to allow for you to develop a range of skills related to the subject area and to help you build confidence in the subject and in yourself.

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Course location:

Moreton Morrell College

Department:

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