Harper Adams University is a university in Edgmond, Shropshire and specialises in agriculture and rural-based courses. It was founded in 1902 and gained its university status in 2012.
The University offers courses in the following areas:
- Animal Sciences
- Applied Biology
- Business and Agri-food
- Environment, Sustainability & Wildlife
- Food Studies
- Land Management and Property Management
- Veterinary Nursing
- Veterinary Physiotherapy
All undergraduate programs include a twelve-month placement in a commercial environment to further enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of the industry.
The campus is located on the outskirts of Edgmond and has been extending its facilities since 2000 by adding a library and sports centre to the campus. Sports played at Harper Adams include rugby, rowing, football, mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting and hockey.
Harper Adams University has a range of accommodation available from single catered en-suite rooms to shared room self-catered university houses.