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Agricultural Engineering (with Placement) BEng (Hons)

Harper Adams University

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UCAS CODE: H330

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course has a mechanical engineering core with a specialism in the design and development of agricultural machinery and systems. The courses cover everything from the principles of the design of agricultural machines, soil/implement interaction and irrigation and drainage, through to advancing technologies in the fields of precision farming, agricultural robotics and renewable energy.

You will cover not just theory and technical skills but the research and business techniques needed by professional engineers. Industry figures have helped us to develop a comprehensive curriculum combining core engineering subjects with the latest industrial techniques. Much of our teaching is project led, and is designed to develop the professional skills that you will use as a graduate engineer.

Work placement

Our students spend their year-long placement working as professional engineers with an industrial firm such as John Deere, CNH, Great Plains, Claas or AGCO. You will be helped to find the right role by an engineering placement manager based at Harper Adams.

Accreditation

Accredited by: Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE)

This course is accredited by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Careers

Careers opportunities in this field are excellent. Our Agricultural Engineering graduates are employed as professional engineers in: design and development, new product testing, manufacturing and equipment production, managerial and leadership roles.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 10,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - BBB

For applicants from an A-level background, offers would typically require three A-level subjects within an equivalent range of CCC-BBB (96 to 120 UCAS points). In addition, guidance to candidates would include preference for the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Further Maths or Design & Technology

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University information

Harper Adams University

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Harper Adams University, Newport, Telford And Wrekin, TF10 8NB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    127 85%

    13th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    10th

    3

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