Harper Adams University - Master's Degree

Harper Adams University, located in the village of Edgmond, in Shropshire, England, specialises in farming, agricultural studies and managerial studies. The University offers courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and lifelong learners in agriculture, agribusiness, animal, engineering, food, rural and land-based studies.

  • Average Tuition GBP 12,500

School Description

Harper Adams University, named after Thomas Harper Adams – a wealthy Shropshire farmer, who upon his death bequeathed his estate ‘for the purpose of teaching practical and theoretical agriculture’ – opened in April 1901. The College opened with six students and its own farm on its doorstep. In its early years the College offered practical certificate courses and only admitted men. In 1916, for the first time women enrolled at Harper Adams on full-time courses. Over the years the University underwent several expansions and in December 2012 Harper Adams was award the title of University.

The University today includes a commercial farm of approximately 500 hectares with both arable and livestock enterprises; the farm not only demonstrates sound commercial practice but also provides an excellent resource for teaching. There are also science laboratories, a state-of-the art library, a postgraduate and research centre, the Regional Food Academy and work has begun on a new anaerobic digestion system.

Master Programs

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Agriculture

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Applied Mechatronic Engineering

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Business

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Environmental Studies

    GBP 10,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Food Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Forestry

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forestry. The program offers courses that focus on forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, forest management, and forest improvement.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Management

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Nutrition Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Plant Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Plant Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of experimental plant biology, genomics, proteomics, biochemistry, and plant cell biology.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Real Estate Development

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Nursing

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Pharmacy

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Physiotherapy

    GBP 17,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physical Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Veterinary Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition, animal husbandry, animal behavior, and the treatment and prevention of diseases.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Zoology

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of general biology; organismal biology; ecology; genetics; animal behavior; and zoo and aquarium science.

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  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 48
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 51

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00

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    Established in 1901

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    In 2006, Harper Adams University was granted Research Degree Awarding Powers by the Privy Council which means that it can validate its own research awards, including doctorates, and that its research process and culture and the quality of the research student experience, is at least equivalent to other UK universities.

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            1969-1972, Poultry

            Dedicated lectures, rural surroundings, quality facilities, great atmosphere and social life with high standards of academic study.

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            1994-1998, Engineering

            One of the best University for ensuring a high percentage of students get good employment straight after graduation. The University definitely prepares students for the working world right from day one.