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Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: EQU
CAO/PAC code: MH405
Points: 357
Closing date: 01 July 2020
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  • This is a comprehensive Business degree with an Equine Business specialism. This unique degree focuses on the development of professional management skills for the equine industry and has been designed for students who would like to pursue an exciting and rewarding management career in this dynamic sector.
  • Students study equine business as a specialism throughout their degree, including themes such as: thoroughbred racing and equestrian sport and its management here in Ireland and internationally.
  • This degree enables you to develop an understanding of equine leisure and tourism, and stud farm management sectors of the industry, as well as the functions of a business, including marketing, management, information systems, and operations.
Why choose this degree?
  • Horse Racing Ireland and Maynooth University offer four Michael Osborne Equine Business Scholarships each year for the three years of the Equine Business degree. The objective of the scholarships is to promote Irish and international horse racing.
  • Students have the opportunity to take a one-year work placement (subject to availability) or spend third year studying at either the University of Arizona on the Racetrack Industry programme or the University of Kentucky (subject to availability).
  • Graduates are likely to be primarily focused on careers in the equine industry but will also be well qualified to work in other sectors, such as in banking or financial services, business and management, marketing, or the public sector.
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