Harper Adams University

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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.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
4,802
Male UG students: 
53%
Female UG students: 
47%
Full-time students: 
51%
Under 21 on entry: 
52%
International: 
3%
Undergraduate: 
92%
Student-staff ratio: 
19.2
Average UCAS tariff: 
331.1

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 11%
2.1: 43%
2.2: 34%
Pass: 6%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

86%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
63%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
20,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
H12
Telford and Wrekin Newport
Postcode: 
TF10 8NB
Telephone number: 
01952 820280

Times university guide rank

36

out of 128


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