**Why you should study Horticulture at WUC…** - We have an unparalleled reputation in the horticulture industry for producing highly employable graduates who have the necessary attributes to succeed in a growing and dynamic industry. - Our horticulture courses are endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. - We have respected teaching experts who engage with the industry to provide you with the latest knowledge and insight into horticultural practices. - You will be able to participate in industry visits as part of your course, including trips in the UK and overseas. - We provide a green environment with extensive landscape and plant collections for you to explore during your studies, as well as dedicated research glasshouses and laboratories to further your knowledge and research. - Our course content reflects our experience of teaching and supporting students from a diverse range of backgrounds. - You will be encouraged to access a range of scholarships, travel bursaries, internships and work placements in order to enrich your learning experience. - You will have the opportunity to explore the science of plants in a laboratory, the application of technology to horticulture, learn about the care of plants and help answer present and future challenges facing horticulturists in the 21st century. - You will be able to develop and enhance your own interests and specialism within horticulture as part of your course. - There is a strong emphasis on practical skills within our courses and this is demonstrated through a Writtle Skills Award which recognises your practical abilities and confidence in order to boost your employment prospects. Our horticulture courses appeal to a wide range of people across the country. Many students have an interest in growing plants, landscaping, plant science, ecology, garden history, or growing fruit and vegetables.