Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University has a thriving and growing international student community on campus. It strives to increase relationships with overseas institutions in key countries, and to develop international research and study opportunities. Links to more than 500 international businesses complement the university's international culture.

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International Student Statistics

215 international students in 2016–17

Welcome Arrangements

  • A dedicated international student support team offers help and advice on areas such as arranging visas, along with guidance on working in the UK, and further studies.
  • Free English language and study skills support is available.
  • Planet Harper is a Students' Union club which provides a variety of cultural events on and off campus. In 2017 the club arranged trips to historical cities in the UK such as York and Chester, and arranged on-campus activities such as bubble football.

English Language Requirements

  • English language requirements are in line with UKVI visa requirements.
  • IELTS: 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
  • Other equivalents are accepted for students not requiring a tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Accommodation for International Students

  • All new international students are guaranteed a place in university managed accommodation, usually on 42 week contracts. Students may be able to stay in their accommodation during holidays.
  • Accommodation is located on the campus. Self-catered and catered options are available, all with Internet access.
  • International students are allocated rooms throughout the campus in order that they can interact with UK students and those from other countries.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom - -
Mixed - -
Laboratory 10,400 12650–17,300
Clinical - -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.