What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x B An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.
Total (IB) Diploma point score of 24 or more
96 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above A minimum of four GCSEs grade A*–C (9-4) including, English Language, Mathematics and Science
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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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. This course is ideal for students who wish to keep their options open and not specialise in a particular area of horticulture. It is suited to those who have limited experience of the horticultural industry and who wish to follow a broad approach before deciding on their future career. On completion of the course, students will have acquired a good range of practical horticultural and business skills to equip them for a career in a wide choice of fields
Set in beautiful landscaped gardens on a 220 hectare estate, Writtle offers a very unique student experience.Established in 1893 and a partner of the University of Essex, we are one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK providing a range of degrees related to the Sciences and Arts.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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