Hartpury College, University of West England

Introduction

Hartpury College is an outstanding provider of equine care, animal science, agricultural and land management courses, sports science, food technology and related courses. We pride ourselves on our portfolio of programmes which provides you with the best choices and the qualifications you need to realise your full potential.

We place great emphasis on the quality of our teaching, with qualified and experienced staff. The investment in our campus gives you access to innovative and modern equipment, facilities, and buildings. This investment gives us great satisfaction that we are providing you with the necessary skills to find employment in an increasingly competitive working environment.

We provide our students with the ability to study to a very high standard, and the opportunity to develop and gain life skills. Our aim is to enhance your communication skills, giving you confidence and enabling you to compete when entering the world of work.

We welcome all students to become part of the Hartpury family, building on our reputation as a local, regional, national and international provider of high quality training and education.

Mission

Hartpury College is committed to making available relevant, effective, high quality education and training for land-based, sport and allied industries, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; to increase participation in learning and skills transfer; to ensure accessibility of all college services and to ensure viability of the college and its programmes.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc Coaching Science

Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

These postgraduate programmes provide students with an opportunity to explore the application of theoretical concepts and the scientific rationale behind high performance [+]

MSc/ PgCert/ PgDip Coaching Science 

 

These postgraduate programmes provide students with an opportunity to explore the application of theoretical concepts and the scientific rationale behind high performance coaching practice. They aim to develop innovative and progressive coaches by accessing the latest research within the field, providing practitioners with a postgraduate educational experience allowing them to continually facilitate positive outcomes alongside their athletes.

 

The programmes seek to recruit experienced coaches to ‘up-skill’ their knowledge as part of continuing professional development, although undergraduate students with coaching experience and career aspirations will find the programme equally valuable.... [-]


MSc Equine Science

Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Postgraduate study in Equine Science at Hartpury can be the start of many exciting opportunities. The programmes consist of taught modules delivered via weekend study [+]

MSc/ PgCert/ PgDip Equine Science 

 

Postgraduate study in Equine Science at Hartpury can be the start of many exciting opportunities. The programmes consist of taught modules delivered via weekend study blocks to facilitate study alongside your career and a range of full and part time study options are available to suit your personal circumstances. The modules will increase your knowledge and understanding but a key focus is the application of how equine science can maximize performance, enhance career longevity or aid in selection of the performance horse, with a core goal of optimising the horse’s welfare. Throughout the modules, you will also gain ‘hands-on’ experience of modern technology, e.g. gait analysis and electromyography, utilized to assess performance which can build valuable skills for your future. The dissertation project allows you to take the knowledge and skills gained during the programme and apply them to a unique research project based upon your personal interest which could be linked to future career development or aspirations. Students are encouraged throughout their programme to attend conferences, present their research and become a member of the wider academic community including at our own annual Alltech-Hartpury Equine Performance conference.... [-]


MA

MA Equine Business Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

Through a combination of core pure business modules developed by the well-respected Bristol Business School and equine business specific modules, these programmes [+]

MA/ PgCert/ PgDip Equine Business Management

 

Through a combination of core pure business modules developed by the well-respected Bristol Business School and equine business specific modules, these programmes have been designed to develop your understanding of the equine industry. The MA will also help you identify career opportunities available within the industry from a business management perspective.

 

Throughout the programme we discuss the role of equestrianism as a sport, analyse the structure of equine industries, both nationally and internationally, and debate topical issues relating to the strategic development of the equine industry.... [-]


MA Sports Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provides students with the opportunity to explore the concept [+]

MA/ PgCert/ PgDip Sports Management 

 

These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provides students with the opportunity to explore the concept of Sports Management. The MA delivers, from an academic perspective, the development of a conceptual understanding of the processes that underpin the effective management of sports services and events. This is done through the identification of clients’ needs, the application of financial and human resources and the development of business proposals and plans.

 

The programme comprises both taught modules and a management dissertation (incorporating research methods) which are coherently structured to afford students the opportunity to build on pure business principles and apply them to Sports Management.... [-]