University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Horticulture and Applied Plant Science

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University Centre Myerscough has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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The Foundation Degree explores the scientific basis of plant cultivation and related technologies, the horticultural business environment and provides an understanding of the significance of horticulture to society. Modern horticulture combines knowledge of plant and soil science, utilisation of innovative new technologies, business acumen and entrepreneurship. Horticulture offers a stimulating and rewarding career path for anyone with an interest in plants and the environment.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 - Academic and Vocational Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Plant Knowledge; Plant Utilisation Year 2 - Applied Plant Utilisation and Management; Pests, Diseases and Weeds; Plant Production (double module) Year 3 - Industry Project; Environmental Plant Physiology; OPTIONS – two from: Research Methods; Business and Entrepreneurism; Crop Physiology and Production


How to apply

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

Interview

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


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
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

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1125 Module
Northern Ireland £1125 Module
Scotland £1125 Module
Wales £1125 Module
EU £1250 Module
International £1250 Module
Channel Islands £1125 Module

Additional fee information

Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: waterproofs and safety boots - £80
Horticulture and Applied Plant Science at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS