MBA Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries


The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to hold the gold standard 'triple-crown' accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

?This unique Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries MBA is the only masters-level qualification in the world to be delivered through an exclusive partnership with British Horseracing Authority, the Horserace Betting Levy Board and The Racing Foundation.

The programme combines the Management School’s expertise in sports industry management, with the specialist equine knowledge of the University’s School of Veterinary Science. As an MBA programme it has the real business focus that management positions in modern horseracing demand. This is based on links with key sectors of the industry - from racecourses, horseracing governance and administration, trainers, owners and breeders, to the gambling industry and the media.

The programme supports both those working in the horse racing and associated industries, and prospective career-changers, to develop their management and leadership skills. It is delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online teaching, which allows participants to remain in full-time employment.

Why University of Liverpool Management School?

Work based projects

These provide a fantastic opportunity to apply your knowledge and leadership skills. Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries MBA students have undertaken work based projects with providers including:

  • British Horseracing Authority
  • Jockey Club Racecourse

Career prospects

Where It Takes You

Graduates from this programme can expect to access a range of senior functional and general management positions in the horseracing industry and associated industries.

A number of our MBA graduates already hold positions in the industry including:

  • Ascot Racecourse
  • British Horseracing Authority
  • Bwin
  • Ladbrokes
  • Racecourse Media Group Limited
  • SportRadar
  • The Jockey Club

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  • International Horseracing Industries
  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • Managing Financial Resources
  • International Business and the Global Environment
  • Racecourse and Event Management
  • Equine Welfare and Ethics in the Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries
  • Strategy and Organisation
  • Leadership, Management and Organisation
  • Sport, the Law, Regulation and Integrity
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Developing As A Horseracing Industries Executive
  • The Economics and Finance of the International Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries
  • Work Based Project
  • Dissertation
  • £27,000 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time