Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

Pig Production

The programme is designed to offer a portfolio of multidisciplinary topics within a selection of specialised integrative modules to advance students' understanding of the relevant biosciences underpinning pig meat production. This will be presented within a theme of mono-gastric animal production where there are many similarities of principle and scientific approaches.

Entry requirements

PgC/PgD entry candidates should possess one of the following: Honours degree (at least a 2.2); a good UK based HND or Foundation Degree, together with related industrial or professional experience of at least 2 years; a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate or equivalent. For MSc entry candidates should possess one of the following: Honours degree (at least a 2.2); a Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Pig production systems; mono-gastric nutrition and ration formulation; pig breeding, genetics and product quality; pig and poultry environment, health and welfare; emerging issues in mono-gastric animal production systems; major research project. Optional modules: Food chain related; farm business management; agri business management; systems related.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,900 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,900 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,900 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,900 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,900 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Whole course (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Whole course (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Whole course (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Whole course (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Whole course (Wales) 6 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,400 per Whole course (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,400 per Whole course (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,900 per Whole course (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,400 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,400 per Whole course (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Harper Adams University Newport TF10 8NB West Midlands

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Admissions Office
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01952 81 5000