BSC of Zoology - Harper Adams or HartpuryWatch
Hello! I am planning on studying a BSC (Hons) of Zoology in 2021 after I move back to the UK from Australia. I've looked at the courses based nearish (within an hour or so) of Birmingham as my partner will be studying there and we will most likely be based around there. So far I'm liking the looks of Hartpury and Harper Adams, I'm just wondering if either one would be a clear winner over the other? Being in Australia currently its hard to figure out what the reputations of the two Universities are apart from what I've read online. So far it seems like student satisfaction rates/general student happiness seems to be better at Harper Adams, but the Zoological/Animal Science facilities are better at Hartpury.If anyone could share their opinions or experiences that would be great!
As for the student satisfaction thing im sure Hartpury was recently rated in the top 10 for student support and for facilties and courses/lectures with the WhatUni Student awards. I just checked our website and we have a 98% graduate employment rate too. I think because Hartpury hasn't been classified or used "university" in their name for long (they have been doing degrees for years but only got official status a couple years ago) they dont have as many reviews as other unis but it doesn't mean it isnt as good. Myy experience is mainly with sport but I can vouch for all my friends too - we love it here, the people are friendly, the campus is amazing and nightlife in gloucester/cheltenham is great, and all the staff want the best for you. Hope that helps you a bit and hope the move goes ok!!
I'm a student at Hartpury and the campus is stunning! The facilities in all areas are second to none, I am studying equine and the equine facilities and campus were one of the main reasons I chose Hartpury. The lectures are also very helpful and knowledgable and you learn so much as the class sizes usually aren't too big.