Writtle University College

Horticulture Writtle University College Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why you should study Horticulture at WUC…

  • We have an unparalleled reputation in the horticulture industry for producing highly employable graduates who have the necessary attributes to succeed in a growing and dynamic industry.

  • Our horticulture courses are endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Horticulture.

  • We have respected teaching experts who engage with the industry to provide you with the latest knowledge and insight into horticultural practices.

  • You will be able to participate in industry visits as part of your course, including trips in the UK and overseas.

  • We provide a green environment with extensive landscape and plant collections for you to explore during your studies, as well as dedicated research glasshouses and laboratories to further your knowledge and research.

  • Our course content reflects our experience of teaching and supporting students from a diverse range of backgrounds.

  • You will be encouraged to access a range of scholarships, travel bursaries, internships and work placements in order to enrich your learning experience.

  • You will have the opportunity to explore the science of plants in a laboratory, the application of technology to horticulture, learn about the care of plants and help answer present and future challenges facing horticulturists in the 21st century.

  • You will be able to develop and enhance your own interests and specialism within horticulture as part of your course.

  • There is a strong emphasis on practical skills within our courses and this is demonstrated through a Writtle Skills Award which recognises your practical abilities and confidence in order to boost your employment prospects.

This course is ideal for students who wish to keep their options open and not specialise in a particular area of horticulture. It is suited to those who have limited experience of the horticultural industry and who wish to follow a broad approach before deciding on their future career. On completion of the course, students will have acquired a good range of practical horticultural and business skills to equip them for a career in a wide choice of fields

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code D410
Institution code W85
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points 96 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above
A minimum of four GCSEs grade A*–C (9-4) including, English Language, Mathematics and Science
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma Writtle University College welcomes applicants studying Access to HE Diploma courses. For more information please contact admissions@writtle.ac.uk
Scottish Higher 96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x B
An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.
Extended Project Writtle University College welcomes applicants studying the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). For more information please contact admissions@writtle.ac.uk
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points Total (IB) Diploma point score of 24 or more
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x HE (B1) higher
An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.

If you have any questions regarding our entry criteria please email admissions@writtle.ac.uk

Additional entry requirements

Other

The entry requirements listed represent typical offers for some of the most popular courses. We use the UCAS tariff when making offers and to determine whether you have met the conditions of our offer. Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We have an inclusive Admissions policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications, both academic and vocational and take into account relevant practical skills.
Applicants studying a mixture of qualifications (e.g. A Level with BTEC, Advanced Technical Diplomas) are also warmly welcomed. Please contact our undergraduate Admissions Team for further advice on our entry requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)1245 424200
Email: admissions@writtle.ac.uk


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Writtle University College
Writtle
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01245 424280

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