FdSc Sustainable Horticulture Management
Foundation Degree of Science
Sustainable horticulture combines science, art and technology to cultivate plants to improve human life and consumption, such as producing fruit, vegetables, and ornamental plants. Britain currently produces around 56% of the vegetables we consume making this a worthwhile industry route. Gov UK
With the ever increasing demand due to global developments and markets, it's vital to supply horticulture goods and provide solutions for safe, sustainable, nutritious food while maintaining healthy and stimulating environments. The industry relies on highly skilled and educated individuals who can utilise innovative technology and systems to sustain the population.
On this degree course, you can look forward to understanding the management of healthy plant growth with best practices, and management of an environment to ensure a thriving business enterprise. Application of key business and financial management techniques, and application of technological advancements and sustainable practices within horticulture and how these practices affect the wider environment.
Areas of study include: plant & soil science, plant health & environment, natural resource management, technological integration, data driven decision making, growing systems, site management and business management & marketing.
Included within your studies are a research project and 400 hour industry placement.
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