Sustainable Horticulture Technology (Agritech) Level 6 (Top-Up) at Warwickshire College and University Centre - UCAS

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Course summary

The BSc (Hons) Sustainable Horticulture Technology (Top-up) 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. The Awarding Body for this course is Warwickshire College.

Modules

Modules may include: Year 3 - Level 6 Autonomous Horticulture (20 credits) Applied Sustainable Land Management (20 credits) Agricultural and Horticultural Data Systems (20 credits) Pathogen Interactions in Co-infected Plants (20 credits) Dissertation (40 credits) For further details about this course, please refer to the programme specification here: https://blob.wcg.ac.uk/pdf/definitive-programme-specification-bsc-hons-sustainable-horticulture-technology-agritech-v1-acc-8447e590e98ee6203e79f1e560b9ab93.pdf 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

Application codes

Course code:
D607
Institution code:
W25
Campus name:
Pershore College
Campus code:
P

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants will be required to hold a Level 5 qualification such as a Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree in a related programme.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

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


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8735 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8735 Year 1
Scotland £8735 Year 1
Wales £8735 Year 1
EU £11950 Year 1
International £11950 Year 1

Additional fee information

WCUC tuition fees are listed per academic year and will remain for the duration of your course. 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 (https://wcg.ac.uk/accommodation). 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 (https://wcg.ac.uk/page/2428/he-fees-and-financial-support). 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 (https://wcg.ac.uk/page/2428/he-fees-and-financial-support).
Sustainable Horticulture Technology (Agritech) Level 6 (Top-Up) at Warwickshire College and University Centre - UCAS