Nottingham Trent University
Horticulture (final year top-up) BSc (Hons)
Nottingham Trent University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course develops your academic and applied horticultural skills to degree level. You’ll deepen your knowledge of plant and crop development, as well as looking at green-space management. Your learning will include the modern production methods and management of plant crops, agronomy, and post-harvest issues. You’ll explore the current issue of international food security, developing the scientific and technical knowledge, skills and experience to help tackle this challenge.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Horticulture (final year top-up), BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

Entry requirement: FdSc in Horticulture or HND in Horticulture

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
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

Application deadline:

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)

University Rankings

Positions of Nottingham Trent University in top UK and global rankings.

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What students say about studying Horticulture in the UK?

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  • A week in the life of a horticulture student
  • Quincy Lewis - Horticulture Student
  • Week in the life of a Horticulture with Plantsmanship student at SRUC Edinburgh

About Nottingham Trent University

Established in 1843, Nottingham Trent University, also known as NTU, has four separate campuses spread throughout Nottinghamshire, with the main City Campus being located right in the heart of Nottingham. NTU is particularly recognised in British academia for having some of the best post-graduation employment statistics of any university in the UK, with the Institution helping more than 94% of their students get started in their chosen field.

  • NUA campus life
  • Sheku Kanneh Mason's advice for our graduating Class of 2020
  • What is it like to study at Norwich University of the Arts? - by US student Kyra Vergho
  • Yomi's Top Tips for Your Move to NTU
  • Nathan de Bruyn – NTU Chemistry Student

Where is this programme taught

Brackenhurst Campus
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