Sustainable Horticulture Technology (Agritech) with Integrated Foundation Year at Warwickshire College and University Centre - UCAS

Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Sustainable Horticulture Technology with Integrated Foundation Year degree is delivered at Pershore College which is known for its horticultural excellence. Course resources are excellent with a specialist Agritech Centre at Pershore where students can work on a smaller scale vertical farm for food trials; they can work in the hydroponic centre for growth trials; they can undertake laboratory analysis and learn to analyse data from field surveys using drone technology. The course will provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the contemporary horticultural industries which are undergoing considerable change. The changing global agriculture sector is meeting the challenges of production by means of digital, mechanical, and biochemical technological innovations, allowing producers to make informed decisions using sensors, communications, and data analytics. As the industry evolves it is important that students have a knowledge of robotics, advanced machinery, monitoring technologies and genetics, to reflect the automation of tasks now taking place in the land based industries. This course is delivered and awarded by Warwickshire College and is regulated by the Office for Students (OfS). For our Higher Education Terms and Conditions please visit


Modules may include: Years 1 & 2 - Level 4 Academic Study Skills, Employability and T-Shaped Introduction to Plant Pathology Plant and Soil Science Technology Agronomy and Plant Health Control of Horticultural Technologies Horticulture Engineering Technology Year 3 - Level 5 Work-based and Placement Learning Introduction to Aerial Surveying and Technologies Horticulture Soilless Technology Research Design and Analysis Introduction to Robotics in Horticulture Urban Horticulture Year 4 - Level 6 Autonomous Horticulture Applied Sustainable Land Management Agricultural and Horticultural Data Systems Pathogen Interactions in Co-infected Plants Dissertation Students are expected to complete 100 hours of work-based or placement learning by the end of Level 5. For further details about this course, please refer to the programme specification here: We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.

Assessment method

Assessment is both formative and summative and is integrated into the course through a range of assignment briefs. There are no exams associated with this course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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All applicants will be expected to attend an interview and a tour of the college facilities.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4500 Year 1
Scotland £4500 Year 1
Wales £4500 Year 1
EU £11950 Year 1
International £11950 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Years 1 and 2 £4500 per year (United Kingdom) Years 3 and 4 £8735 per year (United Kingdom) Years 1 and 2 £11950 per year (International including EU) Years 3 and 4 £11950 per year (International including EU) The following course-related costs are not included in the tuition fees: Printing Cost of books that you might wish to purchase Cost of electrical equipment such as laptops, notebooks and stationery for your personal use Accommodation and living costs not included in the fees: This information can be obtained from our Accommodation webpage ( Sources of financial support If you receive funding from Student Finance you may be eligible to apply for additional benefits. Details can be obtained from our HE fees and financial support webpage ( Bursaries WCG also provides bursaries for undergraduate students, for which you may be eligible to apply. You can check your eligibility for these types of financial support, along with their value and application deadlines, at our HE fees and financial support webpage (

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Warwickshire College and University Centre
Warwick New Road
Leamington Spa
CV32 5JE

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0330 135 6840

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Sustainable Horticulture Technology (Agritech) with Integrated Foundation Year at Warwickshire College and University Centre - UCAS