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 Studies
- Business and Agri-food
- Countryside, Environment and Wildlife
- Food Studies
- Rural Estate, Property and Land 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 in parkland 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 have a range of accommodation available from single catered en-suite rooms to shared room self-catered university houses. The accommodation ranges in price from £3,672 per year to £5,931 per year.