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Hartpury College

Hartpury College and University Centre is one of the UK’s leading land-based and sports educational establishments. Our stunning specialist campus covers more than 360 hectares and is located near to both Gloucester and Cheltenham.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (5)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



Hartpury College was established after World War II as an agricultural education centre with only 50 students. Today, we have more than 3500 with record numbers of students studying at both the College and the University Centre.


The first higher education degree in Equine Studies was introduced in 1992, followed by the first degree programme in Equine Science in 1994. In 1999, the first Masters degree programme opened with the first PhD student coming in 2004.

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Housing services

For a lot of students, it will be your first time living away from home but don’t panic! You will quickly find yourself meeting everybody else in your accommodation block and before you know it; your block will be just like home! Applicants receive a number of ‘Coming to Hartpury’ publications before they arrive with tips and information that will help them settle in quickly.

ICT services

All campus rooms include en suite and internet access.

Student Life

Campus life

All campus rooms include en suite and internet access. Quiet rooms can also be selected for students who have to get up early to care for horses, or enjoy a quieter space. Wardens are also located on campus to ensure you feel safe and there’s CCTV for extra security too.

We have a variety of options to suit different tastes and budgets. Whether you choose to live on or off campus you’ll get the same high standards of facilities and support.

Sports facilities

We offer a wide range of activities available to all students. From Ultimate Frisbee to Basketball, Hockey and even cheerleading, there is guaranteed to be something which you will enjoy! There are also many opportunities t

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