• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

In the English-taught Bachelor’s programme Horticulture and Business Management at HAS University of Applied Sciences you will discover the key to the Dutch success and learn all about our technical innovations and production methods. All this is set in an international environment, with students from all over the world.

Job Prospects

Horticulture & Business Management is top of the list when it comes to great career perspectives. The horticultural industry eagerly awaits graduates from HAS University of Applied Sciences, and many students receive job offers even before they officially graduate. They meet their future employer during their studies, often during traineeships or during the company assignment in the final year.

Successful completion of the course leads to a Bachelor degree in Horticulture & Arable Farming. Upon graduation you are a well-trained professional who is able to work in an international team and address projects in a systematic and practice-oriented manner.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

This Bachelor takes 4 years to complete. You can find the detailed overview of the study curriculum per year on the university's website. In the third year, students may also choose to participate in an exchange programme with one of the HAS partner universities abroad.

Courses Include:

  • Plant and Environment
  • Cultivation and Planning
  • Plant and cell
  • Plant and Growth
  • Cultivation and Technology
  • Future Farming

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • The admission requirement for this 4-year Bachelor programme is a secondary school diploma, equivalent to the Dutch HAVO diploma, with the final-year subjects mathematics and chemistry. 
  • The level of your diploma will be assessed after HAS has received your complete application form. If you want to know how your high school diploma is valued in the Netherlands before you apply, check the information in the Nuffic Foreign education systems.

Work Experience

Practical (work-) experience is beneficial but not obligatory. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7550 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7550 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for 's-Hertogenbosch

  • 780 - 1160 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • Every EU student who enrolls in one of the English-taught Bachelor pays the same tuition fee as a Dutch student. 
  • Every non-EU student who enrolls in one of the English-taught Bachelor programmes of HAS University of Applied Sciences is awarded a grant of 1.000 euro. This grant has already been deducted from the tuition fee. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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