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Course summary

The course is designed to develop technical, practical and employability skills, this foundation certificate will enable you to meet the demands of the sportsturf industry and employers. You will develop skills and knowledge in soils and plant sciences, cultural practices for sportsturf, sportsturf mechanisation and business management. In addition the course is designed to equip you with the necessary modules to progress onto the final year of the FdSc Sportsturf course, to be completed either by full time or on-line study. The Foundation Certificate in Sportsturf consists of six modules, of which a maximum of four can be taken in an academic year, therefore the course will require a minimum of 18 months to complete.


Business Management; Sportsturf Mechanisation; Academic and Vocational Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Turfgrass Establishment and Management (double module)

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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

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

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1125 Module
England £1125 Module
Northern Ireland £1125 Module
Scotland £1125 Module
Wales £1125 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 We are unable to offer part time learning to non EU applicants.
Sportsturf at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS