If you’re looking to study your land-based degree, you’ve certainly come to the right location. At Plumpton, we’re entirely focused on delivering courses that give you all the right skills you need for employment.
In fact our courses are highly regarded by employers and this is seen in our excellent record of graduate employment.
You can choose from a wide range of subjects here at Plumpton, developing transferable skills and discovering lots of new skills too. You’ll get to to enjoy commercial work experience during your course, which not only gives you the hands-on practice you need but also develops your contacts within the industry.
At Plumpton, agriculture is that the centre of everything we do. Take a look at our range of courses which could lead you to careers such as a Trainee Argonomist or a Herdsman.
- Animal Management
Join us at our Animal Management Unit where we have the latest up-to-date technology and equipment to manage lots of different animals from mammals to reptiles.
- Countryside Management
Set amongst the South Downs we have fantastic fauna, flora and wildlife for you to discover, you'll get to experience at first hand areas of farmed land, hedgerows and woodland.
- Equine Management
Horse management is a popular part of the UK economy where you could be a Livery Yard Manager, Groom or Behaviourist. We will give you the skills you need to succeed.
- Forestry and Arboriculture
At Plumpton, you'll certainly be in the right environment to develop your skills for the forestry and arboriculture industry. We have the latest equipment as well as a chance to visit our working commercial woodland at Flimwell.
Did you know that horticulture is the only profession that mixes the UK's climate with art, practical craft skills, nature and science? Find out more about this industry that employs over 300,000 people in the UK.
This creative industry is very much in demand, we have a range of courses for you to enjoy involving traditional skills such as forging and fabrication to creative metalwork and silver jewellery.
- Veterinary Nursing & Dog Grooming
If you're looking to join us in veterinary nursing, you'll find our extensive animal management unit an outstanding place to study with access to an extensive range of domestic, exotic and 'small-holding' animals.
As the UK's centre of excellence for education, training and research, we're the only Higher Education facility in Europe that offers you a broad range of University degrees in wine business and production taught in English.