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Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

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(4.7) 800 reviews

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Source: Complete University Guide 2019
Why study at Harper Adams?

Harper Adams University is the leading specialist university for all subjects related to the food chain – and then some!

One in seven jobs in the UK are in the food and drink sector – it employs 3.9 million people and is crying out for fresh talent, which Harper Adams aims to deliver.

“Food and farming isn’t really that niche an area – after all we all have to eat to survive,” says Kim Chadwick, Outreach Manager at Harper Adams University, who heads up a team taking career inspiration from the agri-food sector into schools throughout the country.

 “Agri-food is an umbrella term all of the industries and careers involved in the food chain and all of the industries and careers involved. Our team calls it Field to Fork – it’s about everything required to get the food we eat to our plates, which takes a lot of expertise and a huge range of different skills, talents and careers.”

Harper Adams is the only UK university to offer degrees in agricultural engineering, it is also starting the UK’s first undergraduate degree in Entomology – insect science – this autumn (See Zoology with Entomology). Other courses include geography, business, veterinary nursing, veterinary physiotherapy, animal health and welfare and land & property management.

Small, but perfectly formed, Harper Adams has been climbing up the university rankings in recent years, taking on bigger, longer established institutions with its outstanding student satisfaction (93% in 2017) and graduate employment (98% in 2017) rates. Harper was University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2016 and 2017 and the runner-up in 2018, when it retained gold for student support for the fourth year running.


Harri featherston

Harper Adams University
Rural Enterprise and Land Management BSc (Hons)

Great. One big community where everyone knows everyone and all willing to help you get to where you wish to be. The placement year has been extremely useful in getting my foot in the door and...

Ella Stevens

Harper Adams University
Rural Enterprise and Land Management BSc (Hons)

Brillant (words can not decide how good it has been). There is always support and people who know actually know you as a person not as a number. The student voice is always taken into...

Where you'll study

Harper Adams University

Newport Telford And Wrekin TF10 8NB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oakengates  3.8 miles away