Ofsted Outstanding in all areas

A-levels, diplomas, Access to Higher Education

100% A level pass rate

Highest student satisfaction of all land-based colleges

(DfE 2018-2019)

Join an Ofsted Outstanding college, with an A level pass rate of 100%. We're also the highest achieving land-based college in England (DfE 2018/19) and rated Ofsted Outstanding (2019) for our residential provision. 

Choose from A-levels or vocational diplomas. Develop your employability and life skills as part of your learning. Achieve your Hartpury College Certificate, ready for your future.

We’re a learning community of ambitious students and staff who are experts in their fields. We offer a range of qualifications for those aged 16 upwards, designed to suit different learning styles and abilities. Our outcomes for students are exceptional, with the majority progressing into employment or university-level study.


A-levels offer a more traditional and academic learning route. You can choose from our 14 different A-level qualifications, ranging from Biology, English and Maths to Economics, Environmental Science and Psychology. Our results put us in the top 10% of providers nationally for value added.


Diplomas offer a more hands-on approach to learning. Our diplomas are offered at different levels across our specialist industries of agriculture, animal, equine, sport, outdoor adventure and uniformed public services.

Access to Higher Education

This qualification is the ideal route into university-level study for those aged 19 and upwards without the qualifications needed to study a degree.

Ready to apply?

Places to study at our Ofsted Outstanding college are competitive, so we recommend submitting your application early before courses get full. Once submitted, we’ll be in touch to progress next steps.

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Course areas

From our animal collection featuring more than 70 species to our sports pitches and gyms, fully working farm and equine yard, there are so many opportunities to get hands on and build a portfolio of practical experience. Plus having the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean on our doorstep means countless outdoor adventure and recreational opportunities.

  • 97%

    of students rate our teaching as excellent, very good or good (Hartpury 2019)

  • Highest

    achieving land-based college in England (DfE 2018-19)

  • Outstanding

    Ofsted Outstanding for residential provision (Ofsted 2019)

  • Outstanding

    Ofsted Outstanding for learning and outcomes (Ofsted 2018)


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.

With our 360-hectare campus as your classroom, there’s no limit to what you can achieve.

Our Academies

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. As part of one of our 10 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.

Visit us at our next open day

Our open days are designed to inform and inspire you and to help you make the right decision about your next step. You'll find out what it's like to be a student here and how we can help you develop your own unique career plan.

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