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We’re proud of our A-level students’ academic achievements. Our overall pass rate is 98.4% (Hartpury College, 2023).

Our students' results reflect our commitment to outstanding teaching and learning. As a Hartpury student, you'll have everything you need to develop you knowledge and skills, with access to modern learning environments, laboratories and supervised study sessions.

We offer Ofsted Outstanding teaching, learning and assessment, world-class sports and equine opportunities, and 360-hectares of industry-standard facilities to support all of our students.

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Develop as a person

We run an extensive enrichment programme as part of our Hartpury Certificate, which gives our A-level students the edge when applying for jobs and university courses. You’ll develop a skill set that supports your career aspirations and become a well-rounded and confident young person.

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Over 2,000 students currently study A-levels and diplomas at Hartpury College. There are 14 A-level subjects to select from including English Literature, History and Maths. 

We're rated as Ofsted Outstanding in all areas (2018) and 97% of our A-level students progress on to university, further study or employment (Hartpury College, 2023).

Our students are taught by subject-specialist staff, many of whom are also external examiners. This means they understand exactly what's needed for students to succeed in their exams.

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Why study A-levels?

If you want to gain the qualifications you need for your dream career or university course, or want to progress your studies as you develop your sporting talent, studying A-levels at Hartpury is a fantastic choice. We offer a range of high-quality A-levels and enrichment activities to prepare you for your dream career anywhere in the world.

Study three A-levels for 18 hours per week — A-levels are selected from three option blocks that have been grouped to maximise choice. Your timetable is designed so you can take part in other enrichment activities as part of the college day.

Most of your lessons will take place in our modern College Learning Centre, but you may also have practical sessions in our university-standard labs, kitted out with the latest equipment. Learn in an Ofsted Outstanding college with fantastic facilities and be well-prepared to achieve your ambitions.

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Open days

Our events are designed to inform and inspire, helping you to make the right decisions about your future. You’ll find out about Hartpury student life and how we’ll support you to develop the skills and experience you need. You’ll meet course managers, support teams, current students and more.


You'll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including Maths and English Language in addition to the specific GCSE subjects and grades required by each subject.

Our A-level students have gone on to complete a range of degrees at Hartpury University and others, including Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. Courses include midwifery, business, economics, law, bioveterinary science, chemistry, sport and exercise science, and more.

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Places to study at our Ofsted Outstanding college are competitive, so we recommend submitting your application early before courses fill up.

To apply for a diploma course at Hartpury College please complete an online application. Once submitted, we’ll be in touch to progress next steps.

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