Applied Equine Science and Business BSc (Hons) Royal Agricultural University


Course info


Gain a solid grounding in both scientific and business skills and grasp the growing number of opportunities available through our network of industry contacts.The equine industry generates huge amounts of revenue for some of the world’s major economies and looks for bright, skilled graduates. As well as benefitting from a blend of practical exercises and academic knowledge, you will gain essential experience with a work placement. You will tap into our powerful network of industry contacts, including graduates from the University.You will also have the option to gain even more experience in the field, with a six day study trip to Ireland. No wonder our graduates have gone on to work at prestigious companies such as Plusvital Equinome, Haygain, Tattersalls and The National Trainers Federation.**Course structure**Develop a wide skillset in both business and science through a series of lectures, tutorials, case studies, laboratory practical exercises, demonstrations and visits. Modules are assessed through a range of methods, including essays, group work tasks and individual presentations. There are timed examinations at the end of each semester.The Research Project is an integral part of the course and provides essential experience in both design and execution of a piece of research. You can choose to focus on either science or business and you could also see your Research Project featured in one of the many academic journals that regularly publish our students’ work.**Work placement**You will complete a 15-week work placement in the second year of the course. Students have completed placements at companies such as Plusvital Equinome, Godolphin, Weatherbys, NAF and Haygain. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a range of links within the growing equine industry.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Applied Equine Science and Business BSc (Hons).

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£11,000.00 (11,35,731) per year




Main Site

Stroud Road,



GL7 6JS, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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