Sport degrees

Become a game changer at Hartpury University

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When you have passion, you're far more likely to achieve your goals – especially when you study that passion in a place that shares it.

Whether you aspire to coach in the community, work with athletes, become a sports therapist or PE teacher, or manage a team or club, our degrees will give you the qualifications, skills, and confidence to become a game changer in sport.

Why Hartpury?

We're home to top-level coaches, sport and exercise scientists, nutritionists, conditioners, medics and athletes, across our Sports Academy programmes and student-led teams. 

  • England RFU University Partner and FA Emerging Talent Centre
  • British Rowing World Class and Pentathlon GB Pathway training centre
  • TASS Dual Career institution
  • UKAD Clean Sport accredited
  • Home to Hartpury University RFC, Gloucester-Hartpury Women's RFC, Hartpury University FC, Hartpury Futsal Club, Hartpury Netball Club, and Hartpury University and College Boat Club

Our excellent links with schools, sports clubs, community projects and national governing bodies mean you’ll never be short of exciting ways to prepare for a career doing what you love. Our students graduate with valuable skills to succeed in a range of different careers.

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Industry-leading facilities

Develop hands-on expertise and undertake research in a professional sports environment that's had over £10 million investment in recent years. Our students learn using some of the most advanced technologies in the UK.

With access to specialist equipment, laboratories, performance analysis suites, gyms and pitches, you’ll explore new ways to improve health and fitness for everyone – from elite athletes to school pupils.

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"The confidence you build from day one at Hartpury all comes from what you’re taught by the lecturers. Studying at Hartpury can put you head and shoulders above other people in this industry."

Chris Richardson, Hartpury graduate and owner of Zero Gravity Pilates.

Sports Academies

Want to train as an athlete alongside your studies? If you have the talent and drive to play sport competitively, you could be part of one of our academies.

Over 250 international athletes have come through our academies over the last 15 years. Our students develop their talent alongside their degree, with specially tailored academic and sporting timetables.

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"I credit Hartpury absolutely massively with where I am today. It was instilled in me to become that hardworking, determined young girl. That all stems from Hartpury."

Zoe Aldcroft, Hartpury graduate and World Rugby’s women’s player of the year, 2021.

Open days

Visit our campus to find your perfect course, see where you could live in our student accommodation, get advice from our staff and chat to students about university life.

Ready to apply?

Discover everything you need to know about applying to study at Hartpury University. If you need any further support or information, please contact our admissions team.

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