Create your future

Study a postgraduate animal or agriculture degree at Hartpury

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Create change where it matters

Postgraduate study will help you to stand out in an increasingly competitive employment market, enabling the development of specialist expertise to advance or change your career. You'll immerse yourself in a subject you’re passionate about, while making a difference to the world through advancing research or real-world practice.

Create opportunities

We’re a centre of excellence for animal science, behaviour and welfare, attracting experts from across the globe. You’ll learn from research-active lecturers who are also practising professionals, leading best practice that’s changing the way we interact with animals. You’ll apply what you learn in practice, with opportunities to develop key employability skills where it matters.

Create experiences

Benefit from a campus that’s home to over 70 animal species – domestic and non-domestic - as well as a 360-hectare rural wildlife haven. You’ll also find commercial businesses on site, including our canine hydrotherapy centre (Cotswold Dog Spa) and commercial livestock farm and Agri-Tech Centre. This environment will enable you to get hands-on as part of your learning.

Create your future

Small class sizes means that you'll be supported to achieve your unique academic and career goals, benefitting from outstanding teaching and student support. You'll also create valuable connections through our leading academic and industry networks, helping you to create your future.

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Our postgraduate animal and agriculture degrees

Create knowledge through projects that improve lives. Absorb yourself in what you love, whilst developing your own expertise to further your career. Choose from taught and research degrees. Explore our courses below:

Postgraduate qualifications explained

Qualifications are split into two categories - taught master’s and research degrees. You can choose to study full-time, or part-time around other commitments. You can also progress directly from your undergraduate degree or at a later time.

Not sure what type of course you want to study? We've explained all you need to know about postgraduate qualifications.

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Book on to our next open event

Create opportunities to immerse yourself in something you love, starting with our postgraduate open events. They're the perfect place for you to talk to our academic teams about how our qualifications could help to change or progress your career. You'll hear from our industry-expert lecturers, find out about our flexible modes of study, and learn more about the diverse postgraduate community here at Hartpury.

Create change

If want to make a difference during your studies and in your career then Hartpury is the place for you. You'll join a like-minded community of students, academic and industry experts, discovering new ways of doing things and carving out your own unique career pathway.

20% off postgraduate fees for alumni

All Hartpury University, graduates get a 20% discount for studying a postgraduate course with us. It's a great way to develop your specialist subject expertise and employability as part of a passionate academic community that's familiar to you.

Proud to be the top choice for students from over 60 countries

Follow in the footsteps of thousands of international students who have chosen Hartpury to change their future.

From your first enquiry, you'll be supported by a member of our experienced international team. They will help you through your entire application, from choosing your programme to students visas, finance, accommodation and more. You can contact us at any time with your questions - we're always happy to help.

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