#muchmorethanacollege

#muchmorethanacollege

#muchmorethanacollege

Agriculture at Hartpury

Benefit from your own 360-hectare classroom, as well as access to the latest technologies. With modern lecture rooms located in the heart of our commercial farm, you’ll be perfectly placed to immerse yourself in farm life.

Taught by lecturers who love what they do, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in every aspect of farming and estate management. Look after the cows and sheep, get milking in the dairy unit, maintain farm machinery, and participate in farm and gamekeeping duties.

Work experience is an essential element of our courses. Join our regular farm walks and get your hands dirty as you take a closer look at what’s happening on the ground. You could even volunteer to get involved with lambing, calving, and sheep shearing to build your skills portfolio. With regular trips to local farms, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to apply your skills in a real-life setting.

We’re proud to be Red Tractor Farm Assured for our dairy, beef, and lamb. You can be confident that you’ll develop your knowledge in line with the highest welfare standards. Our produce is sold to Muller, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose, so you’ll be ready to apply your skills across the supply chain.

Take a look at our agriculture courses and find the right one for you. If you'd like a copy of our prospectus sent to your home, request a copy and we'll pop one in the post. We'd love to see you at an open day it's the best way to find out if Hartpury could be right for you.

Ready to apply for one of our courses? Find out how to apply.

Our new Agri Tech centre

We’re investing in the future of farming. Learn with the latest smart technologies as part of our new £2million Agri Tech Centre on our 360 hectare campus farm. Find out more.

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Choosing the right course

Our diplomas in agriculture are a great way to get really hands-on, without missing out on any of the important theory. You’ll learn by doing with our two-year Extended Diploma, which is equivalent to three A Levels. What better way to study agriculture than experiencing it on our commercial farm?

You’ll be assessed in a range of ways. As well as exams and continuous assessments, your practical skills will be assessed based on your performance in real-life situations and work experience.

At the end of your course, you’ll be ready to take the next step. Whether that’s landing your dream job as a farmer or land manager, or applying for an agricultural degree to further your knowledge, we’ll support you to do what you love the most.

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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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Upcoming Agriculture Event

Prize Day

Hartpury College’s annual further education prize day celebrates the achievements of our college diploma and A Level students. They are joined on this special day by parents, Hartpury staff, governors and VIP guests.

 

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