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

    Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations.

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    Applied Mechatronic Engineering

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

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    Business

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Environmental Studies

    GBP 10,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Food Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of converting raw agricultural products into processed forms suitable for direct human consumption, and the storage of such products. Includes instruction in applicable aspects of the agricultural sciences, human physiology and nutrition, food chemistry, agricultural products processing, food additives, food preparation and packaging, food storage and shipment, and related aspects of human health and safety including toxicology and pathology.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Forestry

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage and develop forest areas for economic, recreational, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, natural resources management and economics, wildlife sciences, administration, and public relations.

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    Management

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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    Nutrition Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A scientific program that focuses on the utilization of food for human growth and metabolism, in both normal and dysfunctional states, from the interdisciplinary perspective of the agricultural, human, biological, and biomedical sciences. Includes instruction in food science, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics, food and nutrition studies, biotechnology, biophysics, and the clinical sciences.

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    Plant Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific principles that underlie the breeding, cultivation, and production of agricultural plants, and the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural plant products. Includes instruction in the plant sciences, crop cultivation and production, and agricultural and food products processing.

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    Real Estate Development

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to create and redevelop housing, offices, retail centers, and industrial sites. Includes instruction in architectural design and construction, historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, business, real estate and land use law, public policy, and engineering.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Nursing

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    Veterinary Pharmacy

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent or employed practice of preparing and dispensing drugs and medications in consultation with prescribing physicians and other health care professionals, and for managing pharmacy practices and counseling patients. Includes instruction in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Veterinary Physiotherapy

    GBP 17,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to alleviate physical and functional impairments and limitations caused by injury or disease through the design and implementation of therapeutic interventions to promote fitness and health. Includes instruction in functional anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, neuroscience, pathological physiology, analysis of dysfunction, movement dynamics, physical growth process, management of musculoskeletal disorders, clinical evaluation and measurement, client assessment and supervision, care plan development and documentation, physical therapy modalities, rehabilitation psychology, physical therapy administration, and professional standards and ethics.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Science

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    An integrated program of study in one or more of the veterinary medical or clinical sciences or a program undifferentiated as to title.

  • Newport TF10 8NB, United Kingdom

    Zoology

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla, with reference to their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Includes instruction in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.

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    Complete University Guide (UK) 48
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    SchoolApply Ranking 48

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.