University College Dublin

Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management

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Program Information

School:University College Dublin
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Description:This degree programme includes Horticulture, Sportsturf Management, Landscape Management and Social & Therapeutic Horticulture. Horticulture is the art and science of plant cultivation for human use. It is a topic that covers a vast and interesting range of modules, including all of the sciences, plant protection (pests and diseases), environmental studies, business, management and communications and of course growing plants.

Sportsturf Management focuses on the science behind developing and maintaining Ireland's golf courses, tennis courts, and football, rugby and other sports pitches. Nursery, Garden Centre and Ornamental Plant Production concentrates on the booming business of growing plants for housing developments, road construction and other projects. Social & Therapeutic Horticulture looks at the interaction between humans and plants and the use of horticulture to develop social capital and its use in therapy. This area would be of interest for those individuals who like working with people and plants.
URL:Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management at University College Dublin
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $20,000
Careers:AgrologistsHorticulturists

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 22, 2009