Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

Agricultural Law

This course provides a firm basis for specialism for rural professionals such as chartered surveyors, solicitors, accountants and rural business consultants, whether as an introduction or as continuing professional development (CPD) for those with experience; the modules earn CPD points for solicitors and other professionals; module options include those providing the necessary legal foundations for practice and covering the all-important areas of land law, agricultural, commercial and residential tenancies, the UK planning system and taxation computation and planning; the options choices enable students to tailor the programme to their own requirements.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a subject related to the course, or a good FdSc/HND pass in a relevant subject area together with related industrial or professional experience of at least 2 years. In addition, the suitability of candidates for particular programmes may be assessed by interview, considering reports from referees and by evaluating previous experience.

Course modules

Core modules: Research and information skills; machinery of government. Optional modules: Rural estate taxation and planning; planning law and policy; land tenure systems; agricultural tenancies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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Contact: 
Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01952 81 5000