Postgraduate Studentship Scheme

Our Postgraduate Studentship Scheme provides a fantastic development opportunity, enabling you to complement your postgraduate study with important real-world research within a paid position at Hartpury. We have a limited number of positions at one time, making this a much sought after opportunity.

The competitive programmes - offered across our research specialisms of sport and exercise sciences, equine performance and animal welfare - will enable you to develop specialist subject knowledge and skills, as well as gain experience and transferable skills for the world of employment. Recent graduates have progressed into lecturing, academia, performance analysis, senior coaching and sponsorship roles.

Available studentship positions will be advertised below, please note that studentships are not available all year round.

Masters' research assistant studentships (part-time, two-years)

Postgraduate Research Assistant - Animal and Agriculture Research Centre fixed-term June 2022

These research assistant positions are two-year term-time contracts of 15 hours a week, providing students with the opportunity to work alongside their studies.

PhD studentships (full-time, three years)

These roles are three-year contracts, providing an opportunity to get paid to undertake an important piece of research whilst achieving a PhD. Successful applicants will complete a full induction programme and receive ongoing continuing professional development opportunities throughout the year.

MSc studentships

These studentships offer either full-funded or part-funded places on a variety of our postgraduate degrees. The chosen degrees range from one-year to two-years to enable the candidate to combine postgraduate study with their sports academy responsibilities.

MSc Studentship - Men's Rugby Coach
MSc Studentship - Men's Rugby
MSc Studentship - Netball Coach
MSc Studentship - Rowing Coach
MSc Studentship - Women's Football Coach
MSc Studentship - Women's Rugby
MSc Studentship - Golf
MSc Studentship - Men's Football Coach
MSc Studentship - Men's Football Performance Analyst
MSc Studentship - Men's Football

MRes studentships

This studentship offers a part-funded place on our Masters in Research Sports Science working in collaboration with The Women’s Rugby Academy and our Strength and Conditioning department.

MRes Studentship - Women’s Rugby Strength & Conditioning Coach