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Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan, York, Yorkshire, YO23 3FR
T: 01904 772277

Job Type: Business Management / Science

Askham Bryan College is one of the leading land-based colleges in the UK and is the largest provider of specialist land-based further education in England.

Originally opened in January 1948, the first students enrolled on residential courses at the then Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture. Until 1964 only agriculture and horticulture courses were available but during the 1970s the range of subjects was broadened and higher education qualifications were also offered. Today the College offers courses from entry level to honours degrees in a number of Centres and has a turnover of £29 million.

The College’s campuses extend through Yorkshire, Cumbria and the North East. Each location offers something different, whether it’s a particular course or specialist facilities. What all our campuses do have in common is easy access to stunning countryside including the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District and Northumberland National Park, which act as the perfect outdoor classroom for our students.

Why choose Askham Bryan?

  • Students and staff benefit from excellent specialist facilities. Over the next two years a capital project of £10 million will result in new buildings and educational facilities, including a leading-edge Wildlife and Conservation Park facility at York.
  • With an ever expanding number of degree courses and a growing higher education student community – a team of QAA reviewers in 2014 commended the quality of student learning opportunities and the enhancement of learning opportunities and was deemed to have exceeded UK expectations in these two areas.
  • Whether you live in or travel to College every day, there is a great social life – the Students’ Union is at the heart of campus life and organises a wide range of sports and enrichment activities as well as evening events such as live bands, film nights, and the annual Summer Ball.
  • In June 2013 we were awarded outstanding in all areas of our Ofsted care standards inspection.
  • The College and its campuses are easily accessible by train, car or bus – a free bus service brings students to the College from many areas.
  • Students leave the College ‘work-ready’. We are proud of our close links with employers, who help shape our courses to make sure students are taught the skills and knowledge needed to give the best possible start to their chosen career.

Choose from the following Equine related courses

BSc/BSc (Hons) Equine Business Management (Top Up) 2017 Entry UCAS Code: D4D4*

A ‘top up route’ to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification.

This course integrates applied equine research with the theory of managing and operating facilities within the equine industry. It will prepare you for management level careers in the equine and associated industries.

Modules of Study Include:

  • Dissertation
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Sustainable Practices
  • Managing Emerging Issues
  • Business Leadership and Strategy
  • Recent Advances in the Equine Industry
  • Strategic Marketing Management

BSc/BSc (Hons) Equine Science and Management (Top Up) 2017 Entry UCAS Code: D4D6*

A ‘top up route’ to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification.

This course integrates knowledge and skills that can be applied to a wide range of areas within the equine industry. On this course there is an emphasis on science.

Modules of Study Include:

  • Dissertation
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Sustainable Practices
  • Business Leadership and Strategy
  • Advanced Behaviour and Psychology
  • Recent Advances in the Equine Industry

Elective Modules

  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Advanced Coaching

Foundation Degree (FdSc) Equine Science and Management 2017 Entry UCAS Code: 8T22*

The Foundation Degree Equine Science and Management programme is intended to develop further the science theme and to provide a stream for equine students who wish to progress to further study in a scientific field or careers in equine science-related fields such as equine nutrition, associated veterinary professions, reproductive technologies or the broader biological sciences. As with the other FdSc routes within the section, students will develop knowledge and understanding of equine bodily structures and systems but will also focus on genetics and biochemistry, the importance of correct diet, the implications of selection of stock in breeding to ensure offspring can fulfil market needs and the treatment and prevention of injury

Foundation Degree (FdSc) Equine Business Management 2017 Entry UCAS Code: D4D2*

This course will give you the practical capabilities and appreciation of business management to help drive this area of the industry forwards.

The programme helps to develop a broad understanding of scientific, business and management concepts, knowledge and practical techniques which are standard features in a range of aspects of equine business management.

Modules of Study Include:

Year 1

  • Industry Skills
  • Managing the Future Equine Industry
  • Academic Skills
  • Introduction to Business
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Equine Behaviour and Welfare
  • Coaching Psychology and Rider Performance
  • Management of the Performance Horse

Year 2

  • Personal Research Project
  • Professional Development
  • Academic Development
  • Business Enterprise
  • Events Management
  • Applied Marketing
  • Equine Law

Elective Modules

  • Organisational Management
  • Equine Facilities Management

The Extended Foundation Degree in Equine Business Management can be completed within three years of full time study or five years of part time study.  Applicants for this course are typically currently studying or have already completed Level 3 qualifications such as A Levels or Extended Diplomas.  Although full time, the course lectures have been condensed into 3 days (Monday-Wednesday) to facilitate study for students who have lengthy journeys to the College. The course is graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction. 

Upon completion of your Foundation Degree in Equine Business Management, you can choose to continue study with us on our

Extended Foundation Degree Equine Management 2017 Entry UCAS Code: D4D3*

 All details of our forthcoming Open Days and Information Evenings can be found at http://www.askham-bryan.ac.uk/whats-on

 For further details on our College and all the courses please visit www.askham-bryan.ac.uk


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