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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    North Highland College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What is special about this course?

This fully online course is designed to help current and future leaders and managers in the equine industry prepare for the challenges and opportunities facing their organisations.

Leaders need to take on greater responsibility to drive innovation and creativity within their teams, finding new solutions and new ways of working. It is also true that organisations need more people to take on leadership responsibilities even where they do not necessarily have a formal management position within the business. The niche pressures, challenges and range of external legislation and competititon require managers of organisations in the industry to take responsibility to drive innovation and identify new solutions and new ways of working to be adaptable.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to think about your own leadership approach and preferences as well as the needs of your organisation. It will encourage you to develop and make changes that can have a positive impact on yourself and your business.

An online induction, which is delivered at the beginning of the course, will introduce you to the online learning environment.

Special features

  • Online delivery allows you the flexibility to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments
  • Provides an understanding of effective leadership and management
  • Provides you with the skills to become an effective leader/manager
  • Provides you with the skills to manage change within the industry
  • Provides professional and self-development
  • Allows you to focus on the equine industry
  • Improves confidence, communication, and decision-making.

How long will my course last?

Part-time (strucutred): 1 year
Part-time (unstructured): 2 years

What can I do on completion of my course?

Once you have successfully completed this course you might like to consider careers in more senior leadership and management positions within the public, private or voluntary sectors of the equine industry.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 2,940per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    117th out of 122 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    107th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    55th

    10

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