Why Hartpury University Centre?
At Hartpury, a degree is so much more than a piece of paper.
Hartpury doesn’t just work with the industry, it is the industry. Bringing theory to life is what we do.
Every aspect of our specialist 360-hectare campus is designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to open the door to their dream career.
From commercial businesses on site to lecturers and coaches working for and in partnership with the industries we serve, you can count on Hartpury to give you the best chance of hitting the ground running in your dream career when you graduate.
You’ll benefit from exceptional facilities and teaching within a research-active community. And from the day you arrive, we’ll help you plan for your future. You’ll develop a Hartpury Advantage e-portfolio and we’ll give you targeted support to build on your skills and fill in the gaps in your CV.find out more
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Our courses are developed with support from employers, ensuring that when you graduate you will have the skills and qualifications that they want. From our science and performance laboratories to our extensive animal collection, our Rider Performance and Equine Therapy centres, a fully working farm and exceptional sports facilities, there are so many opportunities to get hands on and build a portfolio of ‘real world’ practical experience.
Areas of best practice highlighted by the Quality Assurance Agency in 2015 report
Student satisfaction in National Student Survey in 2016, up 9% since 2010-11
Of our graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduating
*DLHE data from 2014-15 graduate survey
Numbers of Higher Education students in 2016
World class facilities
At Hartpury, learning is all about doing. That means we help you take what you learn in the classroom and put it into practice using the world-class facilities on our specialist campus and our industry partnerships locally and further afield.
Hartpury University Centre offers Foundation and Honours degrees and postgraduate study in our specialist areas of Equine, Sport, Animal and Agriculture. There’s also a wide range of additional courses and training that you can undertake alongside your degree to boost your CV and further explore the areas you are interested in.View all University Centre courses
Student Success Stories
- International and professional rugby player (retired)
- BA (Hons) Sports Business Management
- Performance Analyst and Team Manager for Hartpury Rugby Academy
- Coaching Science (MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate)
- Great Britain and England Rugby International
- Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport (Rugby)
- Event rider
- BA (Hons) Equine Business Management
We’re skilled at helping elite athletes to combine their study and their sport. Hartpury will help you find the optimal balance to achieve sporting and academic excellence and open doors to a career beyond your sport. If you’re in one of our academies, you will benefit from our exceptional facilities and have access to a range of professional support services, supporting you to be the best you can become on and off the field.