There’s no place like Hartpury
Hartpury is a specialist sport, equine and animal and land college on a stunning 360-hectare campus close to Cheltenham and Gloucester.
If you are dreaming of a career in sport, Hartpury’s specialist sports campus is the perfect place to learn with unrivalled facilities, coaching and teaching.
As the current British Universities and Colleges National Champions and the English Schools Football Association Boys Colleges Champions, our football programmes have established themselves as among the best in the country.
Offering talented players the chance to experience an environment that replicates a professional club, Hartpury has developed an outstanding track record of developing players as well as furthering their education.
We’ve been influential in helping players secure professional contracts or return to full-time football in the UK and abroad. Take former student Abdul Majeed Waris, for example, who represented Ghana at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and is currently playing for Turkish side Trabzonspor.
As the UK’s most successful sporting college, Hartpury’s football, rugby, netball, golf and rowing programmes having picked up a host of national titles in recent years – 11 in 2014-15 - and we’re the world’s largest Equine college, hosting three major international events every year.
Our students have the opportunity to work with elite athletes across eight different sports, as well as having access to our excellent facilities, including two gyms, rehabilitation and physiotherapy suites and six grass and two 3G pitches.
We pride ourselves on our strong partnerships with professional clubs, businesses and national governing bodies in the UK and worldwide. In every subject area, we have teaching staff who are leaders in their field and at the cutting edge of research and industry developments. That all adds up to a network of excellent contacts that open doors to dream work placements and sandwich year opportunities for our students.
Hartpury offers everything from BTEC Diplomas and A-levels through to degrees and postgraduate study and we’re experts in helping students to balance their sport with their studies.
At Hartpury, a qualification is so much more than a piece of paper. The opportunities to gain real world experience are endless.
Our courses include sport and exercise science, sports performance, sports therapy, physical education and school sport and sports coaching and fitness, as well a wide range of equine and animal and land programmes.
Discover your future at www.hartpury.ac.uk
Tel No: 01452 702106
The role of the PFA Coaching Department is to prepare its members for a secondary career within the professional game, possibly within coaching or management.