Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

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Thomas Harper Adams was a wealthy Shropshire gentleman farmer. On his death in 1892 he bequeathed his considerable estate 'for the purpose of teaching practical and theoretical agriculture'. The marriage of the developing science of agriculture to the practice of farming was seen by an increasing number of people as the only solution to the agricultural depression. The 1890s saw substantial financial support for agricultural education and several colleges and university departments specializing in agriculture made their appearance at this time. Harper Adams Agricultural College, however, was the first institution of its kind to be financed by private bequest. The Foundation was set up with the sum of £45,496, a considerable amount in an age where a highly paid barrister could expect £1342.The College opened its doors to six students in April 1901. ...

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Agri-business course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...All students undertaken a major project in their final year concentrating on a topic that is of particular interest to them. ^ Back to the top Assessment... Learn about: IT Management, Agricultural Business, Skills and Training... More


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Agriculture with Mechanisation course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...15 Waste and Resource Management 15 Fresh Produce Production 15 Farm Animal Science 15 Crop Science and Sustainable Systems Year 3 Placement year... Learn about: IT Management, Skills and Training... More


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Agriculture with Mechanisation course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...15 Fresh Produce Production Click module title to see full description. ^ Back to the top Teaching and learning The course involves a combination of lectures... Learn about: IT Management, Skills and Training... More


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Animal Management and Welfare course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...^ Back to the top Teaching and learning Lectures are complemented by tutorials, visits and practical classes. Depending on the module, practicals may... Learn about: Skills and Training, IT Management... More


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Business Management with Marketing course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...level is a big step up from further education so we make sure you get lots of advice and support. Everyone learns differently and in the workplace you’ll... Learn about: Business and Management, Skills and Training, IT Management... More


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Mechanical Engineering* course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...this learning to solving real-life engineering problems. Here you will take part in a design-and-build project that you will also test and evaluate – just... Learn about: Mechanical Engineering, Skills and Training, IT Development... More


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Veterinary Nursing course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...Hub virtual learning environment, and one/two day blocks of seminars, practicals and guest speakers at Harper Adams. Attendance is not a requirement... Learn about: Veterinary Nursing, Part Time, Skills and Training... More


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Agri-business course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...Additional options available 15 Management Consultancy Project 15 International Marketing Year 2 30 Honours Research Project ^ Back to the top BSc Top-up... More


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Agriculture with Animal Science course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...in Farm Animal Health and Welfare 15 Advances in Animal Production Science 15 Animal Improvement and Bioethics Year 2 30 Honours Research Project ^... More


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Agriculture with Farm Business Management course in Newport
Harper Adams University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Newport
  • Different dates available

...15 Research Methods 15 Farm Business Management and Policy 15 Farm Business Law 15 Rural Business Strategy 15 Agricultural Business Development 15 Rural... Learn about: IT Management, Business and Management... More


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