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Land-Based Degree Courses

Our land-based degree courses are a great stepping stone into a successful career.

From animal science and equine to agriculture and farm business management, Riseholme College can help you achieve your career ambitions. You’ll experience a mix of academic lectures, in-depth study and hands-on practical work, giving you the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a wide range of careers.

Fantastic Facilities

Riseholme College is a specialist college in land-based courses with excellent facilities. You’ll have access to our recently redeveloped modern farm, first-class equestrian facilities, outstanding Animal Management Centre and hi-tech labs. You’ll be able to work with our horses and livestock too!

Industry Expert Knowledge

Each course is developed in consultation with the industry to ensure you have exactly what employers are looking for. You’ll be taught by expert lecturers and instructors, who will share the knowledge and connections they have built throughout their careers.

Your learning will be enriched through guest speakers and field trips. You’ll benefit from our fantastic industry connections and work placement opportunities, gaining hands-on experience.


Following the completion of your land-based course at Riseholme College, you have the opportunity to go into a wide range of rewarding careers, from agricultural engineering, animal health, equestrian instructor or on to further specialist study and research.

So, if you’re passionate about agriculture or animals and would like to make it your career, take a look at our Animal Sciences, Agriculture and Equine degree courses.

Our land-based subjects


Discover your farming degree course and learn from agriculture experts with outstanding facilities, including our Centre for Agri-Food Technology. For generations, Lincolnshire farmers have been training with us.

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Animal Sciences

From animal management and training to welfare and conservation, Riseholme College is a great place to start your career. You're bound to be impressed by the variety of species you will work with at Riseholme's Animal Management Centre, including invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.


Our equine degree courses provide a great step into the industry and, if you’re a keen rider, to train and achieve your goals with our Equine Academy. At Riseholme College you’ll have access to fantastic equestrian facilities. You’ll learn from professionals and have many exciting opportunities, including exposure to the latest developments in equine science.

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