University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Sportsturf Science and Management

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Course summary

The most popular team and individual sports played outside today involve the use of turf or grass surfaces. These include golf, football, rugby, cricket, bowls and horseracing. The Sportsturf courses at Myerscough College are ideal for those who are passionate about sport and would like to work outdoors. Our courses offer an excellent platform to a career in sportsturf with superb employment prospects.


Year 1 - Business Management; Sportsturf Mechanisation; Academic and Professional Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Turfgrass Establishment and Management (double module) Year 2 - Research Methods; Environmental Plant Physiology; Industry Project; Groundsmanship and Greenkeeping (double module); Sports Surface Construction, Drainage and Irrigation Design Year 3 - Rootzone Technology; Sportsturf Specification for Construction and Maintenance; Research Project (double module); Applied Plant Science and Biotechnology; Greenspace Professional Practice

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sportsturf Science and Management at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS