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 - Academic and Professional Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Principles and Practices of Turfgrass Management (double module); Turfgrass Growth and Development; Performance Management of Sportsturf Surfaces. Year 2 - Research Methods; Environmental Plant Physiology; Industry Project; Integrated Pest Management; Environmental Management and Sustainability; Sportsturf Surface Construction and Drainage Systems. Year 3 -.Rootzone Technology; Research Project (double module); Greenspace Professional Practice; Biotechnology for Plant Improvement; Sports Facility Design and Development.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Preston Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
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
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Applicants 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.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|