Writtle University College has an unparalleled reputation in the horticulture industry for producing highly employable graduates who have the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes to succeeded in growing and dynamic industry.
Having provided horticulture courses for over 120 years, our degrees are constantly updated to keep pace with employer needs in an industry that is actively seeking graduates who can support businesses in a time where demand for workers has never been greater.
You will study the science of plants in a laboratory, the application of technology to horticulture, learn about the care of plants, help answer big challenges facing production horticulture, and practise at some of the most important gardens in the world. This approach enables our students to gain essential skills to help drive innovation and development and strengthen the economic value of horticulture and gain full recognition for its role in the quality of life, lifestyles and community.
Our horticulture courses have a global appeal. Many students have an interest in plant science, sustainability, landscaping, plant production, ecology, garden history, or growing fruit and vegetables.
Throughout your time with us, you will have many opportunities to engage directly with industry and the sector as a whole. You will visit and experience a range of sites, gardens, production units, as well as large parks to establish your own professional network.