Horticulture Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Scotland's Rural College University 74% 0% 4% £7500 £15000 138 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Scotland's Rural College University 74% 0% 4% £7500 £15000 138 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Writtle University College 80% 0% 10% £9250 £12699 116 Chelmsford On campus Full-time
Chichester College - - - £6500 - - Chichester On campus Full-time
Bridgend College - - - - - - Bridgend On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - - £9250 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Myerscough College 88% 10% 10% £9250 £12700 - Preston On campus Full-time
Cornwall College - - 15% £4625 £4975 - Redruth On campus Part-time
University of the Highlands and Islands - 0% 5% £6915 £7230 - Inverness On campus Full-time
Cornwall College 71% 5% 16% £9250 £9950 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Myerscough College - - - £9250 £12700 - Preston On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 71% - 0% £6165 £14500 86 London On campus Part-time
Nottingham Trent University 52% 10% 5% - - 105 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Myerscough College 69% - 25% £1125 - - Preston On campus Part-time
Writtle University College - 0% 5% £9250 £12699 83 Chelmsford On campus Full-time
Writtle University College - 0% 5% £9250 £12699 83 Chelmsford On campus Full-time
Askham Bryan College 74% 0% 4% £9000 - 138 York On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 74% 0% 4% - - 138 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 67% - 20% £8630 £14500 135 London On campus Part-time
Myerscough College 67% - 20% £9250 £12700 135 Preston On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
8189 students of Horticulture in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Horticulture

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23015 £18639 £21856
25-75 percentile range £18598 - £26742 £13955 - £25088 £16293 - £28734

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24151 £22731 £27210
25-75 percentile range £21127 - £27140 £18589 - £27871 £20521 - £33456

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Horticulture

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Horticulture who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Horticulture

  • Plant and Food Production Businesses
  • Research Firms
  • Homeowners
  • Municipalities

Specialisations within Horticulture

  • Floriculture
  • Greenhouse Technology
  • Viticulture
  • Water Conservation
  • Plant Breeding
  • Dietary Intervention
  • Agricultural Ecosystems

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Horticulture who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Horticulture (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Horticulture at Askham Bryan College

25% Elementary occupations
25% Animal care and control services
15% Sales occupations
10% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Customer service occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Horticulture in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Horticulture

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Horticulture studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Foundation Certificate - FDCert
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

The median salary of graduates of Horticulture was £23015 15 months after graduation, £18639 3 years after graduation and £21856 5 years after graduation.

Horticulture and Applied Plant Science at Myerscough College received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 88 out of 100 among 12 respondents.