Animals and Horticulture as Therapy FdSc
Key Course Facts
This course covers key characteristics required when working with Animals and Horticulture within a therapy setting. The course is suitable for anyone relatively new to this field of work and who seeks a career in this supporting and caring industry or for those currently working in a caring role who wants to expand their knowledge or progress towards management positions.
Salary of all UK Graduates of Horticulture
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£22717 - £30509||£11435 - £25538||£11246 - £27595|
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Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.
Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) will also be considered.
Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) will also be considered.
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.
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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Tuition Fees Animals and Horticulture as Therapy FdSc
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
Black Warehouse Coat - £15
Waterproofs and Boots - £80
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
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.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About Myerscough College
Myerscough College is an institution that offers both further education and higher education, and is located in the English village of Bilsborrow, Lancashire. Students can expect to find courses oriented towards a land-based theme, in a variety of study formats that include Full-time, Part-time, and even Online for those who don’t have the necessary free-time to commit to standard courses.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Horticulture with Plantsmanship BSc (Hons)||Scotland's Rural College University||74%||0%||4%||£7500||£15000||138||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Horticulture BSc (Hons)||Scotland's Rural College University||74%||0%||4%||£7500||£15000||138||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Horticulture (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)||Writtle University College||80%||0%||10%||£9250||£12699||116||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Horticulture (level 4) CertHE||Writtle University College||80%||0%||10%||£9250||£12699||116||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Horticulture DipHE||Writtle University College||-||0%||5%||£9250||£12699||83||Chelmsford||On campus Full-time|
|Horticulture FdSc||Cornwall College||71%||5%||16%||£9250||£9950||-||Redruth||On campus Full-time|
|Horticulture (Commercial) FdSc||University of Greenwich||71%||-||0%||£6165||£14500||86||London||On campus Part-time|
|Commercial Horticulture BSc (Hons)||University of Greenwich||67%||-||20%||£8630||£14500||135||London||On campus Part-time|
|Animals and Horticulture as Therapy (Top-up) BSc (Hons)||Myerscough College||67%||-||20%||£9250||£12700||135||Preston||On campus Full-time|
|Horticulture and Applied Plant Science FdSc||Myerscough College||69%||-||25%||£1125||£1250||-||Preston||online Part-time|