Graduate employment prospects are consistently above 96% (currently 97.2%), helped by practical degrees and strong links with industry specialists. Each degree course includes a compulsory placement year, the majority of which are paid, working in your chosen field.
Former students have gone on to work in areas including Agronomy, Veterinary Surgeries, Business Consultancy and Mechanical Engineering. Companies who have employed Harper Adams graduates in recent years include Bentley, Avara Foods, John Deere and Tesco.
Harper Adams won the Job Prospects category at the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards for the fourth year running, and this great win is reflected in comments made by our student reviewers, with the opportunity to take work placements particularly commented upon.
Harper Adams University students on Whatuni say:
“Help to find placements and sessions to help prepare us, lots of practicals included for real-life experiences.”
“They have very good placements available and good graduate percentage.”
“Active careers department and jobs/careers fairs organised.”