With the BSc Horticulture Commercial (Hons) at the University of Greenwich you will study the science of plants in a laboratory and the application of technology to horticulture. You will then practise your skills in the field and commercial glasshouses working on commercial crops including tomatoes, peppers and ornamental plants.
You will learn plantsmanship, hydroponics, glasshouse production, grafting, micropropagation and use of bioreactors for sustainable production of biofuels amongst other exciting subjects. One aim of this degree programme is to offer an opportunity for students to specialise in either nursery production, medicinal crop production, fruit production or retail nursery.
Throughout your time with us, you will have opportunities to engage directly with industry. You will visit a range of sites, gardens, and parks, with the aim of building up your own network of contacts. We offer selected fellowships working with industry leaders.
These fellowships are unique opportunities giving students extra opportunities to develop growing skills both glasshouse and field crops – the fellowship students will have responsibility for commercial crops and research projects.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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.
The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses, such as the International Baccalaureate.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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