Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Sustainable Horticulture

This programme brings together the thinking, research and practice at the cutting-edge of a global food revolution; drawing from many different projects and schools of thought around the world, and looking at the roles of large scale food production, biotechnology, human scale horticulture and botanical diversity, our starting point is natural systems.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a relevant degree with Honours or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: business enterprise; ecological design; holistic horticulture; living soils; plant biology; professional practice; business operations; ecology and resilience in horticulture; economic botany; independent research project; managing the growing environment and plant production.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,660 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Postgraduate Admissions
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01752 585858