Bachelor of Business in Equine

Bachelor of Business Equine

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

This one-year, add-on Bachelor degree will enable you to demonstrate specialised knowledge related to general business and the equine industry. You will learn how to use diagnostic skills to identify problems of a business or equine nature, and acquire the capacity to provide informed, innovative, ethical solutions to such problems.

From the business angle, you will learn to assess success and failure and to analyse the impact of key external and internal factors on organisational progress. This course will also develop your communication and team-working skills, which will aid your future career development and progress. Should you so choose, this degree will give you the necessary background and expertise to pursue further academic studies in related disciplines.

What opportunities might it lead to?

Job opportunities may include employment in equine administration, yard and stud farm management, in the marketing of horses/equine-related products, in transportation, in riding centres, in competition yards, and in equine-based centres/facilities within the recreation, leisure and tourism sectors, as well as in areas of general business.

Additional Information


Bachelor of Business in Equine(Level 7) Graduates from AIT and Gurteen college approved to instruct at AIRE approved centres.

Course Details

Course Duration:
1 Year
Course Award:
Bachelor of Business
Course NFQ Level:
Level 7
Dept of Accounting & Business Computing
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Higher Certificate in Business in Equine (Level 6) or an approved equivalent qualification.

Course Structure

Year 3

Applied Entrepreneurship, Managerial Finance, International Marketing and Sales for Equine, Equestrian Competition, Equine Coaching & Management, Advanced Equine Health & Disease, Entrepreneurial Skills and Applied Entrepreneurship, Equine Exercise Science.

Careers & Opportunities

Further Study

As a graduate you may be eligible to apply for a place on an appropriate Bachelor degree (Level 8) programme.

Bachelor of Business (Honours) NFQ Level 8

Bachelor of Business (Honours)

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