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Horticulture (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The hands-on and practical Horticulture (Honours) at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown  are designed to develop the knowledge, skills and practical experience needed to work in the dynamic and developing horticulture sector.
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Overview

Career Opportunities

A qualification in horticulture offers graduates a wide range of interesting and challenging career options; previous graduates have secured employment in landscape design, stadia groundskeeping, garden centres and nurseries, organic and conventional food production, golf course management, parks and gardens management and teaching horticulture. 

There are numerous employment opportunities in Ireland and worldwide for qualified horticulturists. Many graduates from the Horticulture (Honours) at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown  have also successfully established their own businesses in these sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses inlcuded:
  • IT & Professional Development
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Identification and Classification
  • Horticultural Calculations & Measurements
  • Plant & Landscape Skills
  • Plant Biology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate applicants will require a H5 in any two higher level subjects and a 06/H7 in four other subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.
  • Foundation level mathematics will meet the minimum entry requirement where a grade F2 or higher is achieved

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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