University of Greenwich
Key Course Facts
This commercial horticulture degree is the perfect choice if you have an interest in plant science, sustainability, landscaping or production of food crops and biofuel.
This degree in commercial horticulture combines the study of plant science in a laboratory, including garden therapy and hydroponics, with practical skills using commercial crops. You will benefit from access to the extensive college gardens and the nearby Court Lane Nurseries, with its own glasshouses and orchards. You can also visit a range of sites, gardens and parks to build up your network of contacts.
Past students have progressed to careers in areas such as fruit production, food crops, and teaching and research posts.
The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent.
What you should know about this course
This degree-level course provides a technical understanding and solid scientific foundations
You have the opportunity to specialise in either nursery production, fruit production or retail
You'll learn about horticultural chemistry, plant physiology and chemical analysis
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Commercial Horticulture, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
96 UCAS points made up from A-Levels, preferably one in a science-based subject. These points should have been made up over two years of studying at Level 3, or a minimum of a Merit grade from a relevant vocational Level 3 Extended Diploma.
Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications.
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Commercial Horticulture, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Commercial Horticulture BSc (Hons)
|England UK||£8630||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8630||year 1|
Additional fee information
The fees for this course have not been confirmed yet. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Average student cost of living in London
|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 University of Greenwich
The University of Greenwich operates on government funding, and is based in London and Kent, England. The university’s main campus, the Old Royal Naval College, as well as its Avery Hill campus are located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in Greater London. Its satellite campus in Medway, Kent is part of a collaboration with the University of Kent.
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