- Course type:
- Full Time
Applicants should have at least a lower second class Honours Degree in a relevant subject.
Students with non-relevant qualifications but with two or more years of relevant work experience or professional experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Previous learning towards a university-level qualification or relevant work experience may count as credit for this course. Please contact our admissions team.
We work with a range of organisations, including industry bodies and leading companies and charities, in the UK and throughout the world to open doors to incredible opportunities for our students – from exciting work placements to amazing jobs and field trips.
But perhaps the most special thing about Hartpury is that there are many opportunities for our students to gain real world experience on our own specialist campus.
Our Animal students are able to learn about and work with a wide variety of small and large domestic and exotic species – not only with our on-site animal collection but at the farm and in the canine hydrotherapy and equine therapy centres. It’s the best possible preparation for a career in the industry.
You’ll be more than just a number as an animal student at Hartpury University Centre. With small teaching groups and your own personal tutor, your lecturers will support you as an individual to achieve your ambitions, whether that’s working in animal science, welfare and conservation or in animal therapy-related roles.
Plus you’ll be part of a thriving research community, with plentiful opportunities to support staff with their projects and develop your own ideas in a broad range of areas, from animal health to welfare, behaviour and ecology.
PG Cert: £2100 (UK/EU), £3675 (international)
PG Dip: £4200 (UK/EU), £7560 (international)
MSc: £6,300 (UK/EU), £11,340 (international)
MRes: £5512 (UK/EU), £11,025 (international)
MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy: MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy £5,250 per year for years one and two and £1,837 for year three
Are you a member of the UWE or Hartpury Alumni? You are entitled to a 20% discount on full time fees or 10% on part time fees (i.e. less than 90 credits per years).
MRes students are also eligible to put in an application for funding to the Hartpury Scholarship committee up to a maximum of £1000 to cover research projects.find out more
Hartpury provides a unique postgraduate experience on a stunning 360-hectare rural campus, but with the thriving urban centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham nearby.
Supported by outstanding staff, postgraduate students are able to engage in applied study and research as part of Hartpury’s active research community on our specialist campus.
With the Cheltenham and Gloucester on your doorstep and so much happening on campus, life at Hartpury is never dull! Whether you want to grab a quick coffee, lunch between lectures or a late night drink or snack, you’ll find everything you need on site, from our very own Costa Coffee bar ‘Red & Black’ to restaurants and Legends Bar.
Research is not something that is shut away in a laboratory at Hartpury. Along with scholarship and practice, it is central to Hartpury postgraduate life.
Our University Centre prides itself on conducting exceptional applied research and scholarship. Following our last institutional review by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in 2011, the culture of research and scholarly activities that exist at Hartpury were highlighted as a key area of good practice.our research
Hartpury offers a range of Integrated Masters programmes in Sport, Equine and Animal. The first two years parallel the associated BSc (Hons) degree. On successful completion of your second year and with the achievement of a minimum mark average, you will then progress on to a third year where you will study a careful arrangement of third year and postgraduate modules before embarking on a final year of Masters level study. In the final year, you will carry out a research project to explore your own area of specific interest and extend your specialist knowledge and critical thinking.
To find all of our MScI degree courses, just search under honours degrees in the course search.