BSc Horticulture From Dublin City University

Program Overview

Horticulture is the art, science, technology and business of intensive plant cultivation for human use. It is practised from the individual level in a garden up to the activities of a multi-national corporation. It is very diverse in its activities, incorporating plants for food and non-food crops and related services in plant conservation, landscape restoration, landscape and garden design, construction and maintenance, horticultural therapy and much more. These are all fundamental to developing and maintaining human health and well-being.The objective of this four year full-time degree is to produce graduates for the horticultural industries with applied skills developed at laboratory and field level in all aspects of growing and maintaining crops, with an appreciation of environmental impacts, and with the research skills to solve problems in horticulture.



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee



IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 92


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Year 1

  • Biology

  • Cell and Microbiology

  • Chemistry Physics Mathematics Introduction to

  • Horticulture

  • Biodiversity

Year 2

  • Biochemistry

  • Plant Physiology

  • Micro-propagation

  • Meteorology Soil Science and

  • plant nutrition

  • Plant Propogation

  • Plant Taxonomy

  • & Classification

  • Plant Protection

  • Ecology and

  • Conservation

Year 3

  • Scientific Literature Statistics Sports Turf

  • Management

  • Landscape design

  • and management

  • Landscape

  • construction I

  • Arboriculture

  • New Enterprise

  • Development

Year 4

  • Experimental Design

  • and Analysis

  • Literature Survey

  • Research Project

  • Advanced Landscape

  • design and

  • management

  • Landscape

  • construction II

  • Pollution and

  • the Biosphere

  • Environmental

  • legislation

  • Environmental

  • Management

English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS: Overall score 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

  • TOEFL iBT: Overall score 92 or above.    

The fees for BSc Horticulture may vary from €10,000 to €25,000 annually for tuition fees. The fee's prices may get higher for International Students.

B.Sc. Horticulture students will have the ability to work in a wide range of areas including those listed below:

  • Micropropagation

  • Plant Propagation

  • Landscape design, construction and management

  • Sportsturf design, construction and maintenance

  • Pest and disease diagnosis

  • Soil analysis

  • Production of fruit, vegetable and nursery stock

  • Horticultural education and training

  • Retail sales

  • Horticultural therapy

  • Horticultural consultancy


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