Hartpury College

New Women's Football and Futsal Programme

As the UK’s most successful footballing college over the past 10 years Hartpury have now introduced a Women’s Football & Futsal programme. The focus is on developing some of the UK’s brightest female footballing talent.

So, if you can think of nothing better than playing competitive football and developing your skills as you study, then look no further than our new Hartpury women’s programme.

Boasting more than 10 national titles as part of one of the most successful university and college football set-ups in the country (we’re the current BUCS Southern Premier Champions and ESFA Colleges Trophy champions). Hartpury has an outstanding reputation for supporting young players to take their development to the next level as well as achieving academically in an outstanding provision.

Studying on our specialist sports campus offers unrivalled opportunities to achieve your potential both in the classroom and on the pitch. Balancing your studies with your playing and training commitments to ensure you achieve.

The range of support available to our academy athletes includes UEFA licensed coaching, individual programming and training, physiotherapy, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, nutrition and performance lifestyle advice. It’s as close as it gets to being in a professional club.


You don’t have to be playing at the highest level to be part of the new women’s football and futsal programme, and all academy members have access to our exceptional sports facilities, from the cardio and power gyms to the six grass and two 3G pitches.

We’ll give you the coaching and support you need to continue striding towards your potential, as a sports student at Hartpury. You’ll benefit from working with elite athletes and top level coaches from our nine academies in a high performing environment.

Whether you are looking for sport specific BTECs or variety in A-levels, we tailor programmes to balance an elite sporting experience and high achieving academics. This environment will prepare you for higher education or heading straight into the work place.  

Regarding HE we offer many sports specific courses to choose from, so you on the right path for your desired career. We offer everything from Honours and Foundation degrees through to postgraduate studies that include Sports Therapy, Sport and Exercise Science, Nutrition, Sports Coaching, Physical Education, School Sport and Strength and Conditioning. You could even choose to study one of our equine, animal or agriculture degree courses.

We work with professional clubs, governing bodies and industry leaders in the UK and throughout the world to open doors to incredible opportunities for our students – from exciting work placements to amazing jobs. An education is so much more than a piece of paper at Hartpury. Just ask our graduates, like Jonathan Robinson, who is now working as a performance analyst for Liverpool Football Club, or Laura Walkerden, who was involved in the London 2012 Olympic Games as a sports marketer.

If you have any questions, you can e-mail Chris Knowles christopher.knowles2@hartpury.ac.uk or give him a call on 01452 702516.

You can also take a look at our course pages on the website, download a prospectus or apply online here