Horticulture and Applied Plant Science

Course Overview - Horticulture and Applied Plant Science

The Foundation Degree explores the scientific basis of plant cultivation and related technologies, the horticultural business environment and provides an understanding of the significance of horticulture to society. Modern horticulture combines knowledge of plant and soil science, utilisation of innovative new technologies, business acumen and entrepreneurship. Horticulture offers a stimulating and rewarding career path for anyone with an interest in plants and the environment.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Distance-online

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Campus

Preston Campus

Course Address
Myerscough College
Bilsborrow
Preston
PR3 0RY

Application Details

Course Code

D451

Institution Code

M99

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

A level

C,E

AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.

UCAS Tariff

48

Scottish Higher

C,C,D

Access to HE Diploma

D:0,M:0,P:45

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) will also be considered.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MP

Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) will also be considered.

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,D

T Level

P

D*

We accept technical level qualifications to be used either as a standalone qualification to meet the UCAS tariff points or in combination with other qualifications to contribute to the total number of UCAS tariff points

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £1,125
EU, International £1,250

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