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Horticulture Diploma of Higher Education

Writtle University College

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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**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.Our horticulture courses appeal to a wide range of people across the country. Many students have an interest in growing plants, landscaping, plant science, ecology, garden history, or growing fruit and vegetables.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Writtle University College

  • Campus address

    Writtle University College, Writtle, CM1 3RR, England

Strong international reputation in land-based and design courses.
Small and friendly institution where students will benefit from a personal approach to their learning.
Located close to major transport links and the city of London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 20 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    119 79%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40 40%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    12th

    2

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