Harper Adams University

About the institution

Harper Adams University is based on one campus just outside Newport in Shropshire. It was founded in 1901 and specialises in agricultural and land-based studies. Students gain hands-on experience through facilities such as the university’s own commercial farm and the Companion Animal House, which houses a range of small mammals and exotic species including chinchillas, guinea pigs, geckos and skinks. The majority of undergraduate courses include a 12-month placement in a commercial environment.

Courses and subject guides

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Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
5,410
Male UG students: 
50%
Female UG students: 
50%
Full-time students: 
47%
Under 21 on entry: 
31%
International: 
3%
Undergraduate: 
92%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 15%
2.1: 44%
2.2: 27%
Pass: 4%

Employability (DLHE)

97%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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