Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University creates an environment where students, staff and industry work together on research with real-world impact, taking on some of the biggest global challenges facing the expanding population – improving animal welfare, tackling food scarcity and developing new farm technologies. The work produced is shaping professional practice, government policy and the application of new technologies.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

504 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 19%
  • Part Time 81%


  • UK 88%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 5%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Agriculture & Forestry 30 275 305
Veterinary Medicine 0 105 105
Biological Sciences 0 40 40
Food Science 0 20 20
Education 0 10 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 10 10
Business & Management Studies 0 10 10
Mechanical Engineering 0 5 5
Land & Property Management 5 0 5
Law 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate 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 Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom -
Mixed -
Laboratory 8000–12,900
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.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for full details, including relevant external scholarships and bursaries.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Accommodation is not guaranteed; international and undergraduate students are given first priority, then postgraduate students, should spaces be available.
  • The student services assists postgraduate students in finding local accommodation.