Join an Ofsted Outstanding (2018) college and the highest achieving land-based college in the UK (DfE 2016/17).

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 over 3,000 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
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.

Diplomas
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.

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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.

 

  • Top

    Specialist land-based College for diploma results with average grade being Distinction in 2016

  • 96%

    Of our college students would recommend Hartpury*

    *from May 2016 survey of 1567 students

  • 98.8%

    A-level pass rate in 2016

  • Outstanding

    Ofsted Outstanding in all areas (2018)

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.

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

Course qualifications

As well as a wide range of vocational diplomas in our specialist subject areas, we have a unique A-level offer. All of our courses offer clear progression routes through to university courses and the world of work and have a strong focus on providing you with skills to help you into employment, with all students not only working towards their main qualification, but also the unique Hartpury College Certificate.

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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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