Bachelor of Horticultural Science
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Bachelor of Horticultural Science programme aims to produce graduates with a broad knowledge of horticultural science, technology, production, logistics and pre- and post-harvest management with an applied focus on experiential learning and real world competencies. Graduates will be able to identify causes of food safety and quality problems, discuss and explain current issues and methods for managing food safety and quality across all sectors of the food industry. A key aim is to teach a food safety culture approach to avoid behavioural issues that are the core of most food safety issues.
Key Information for Students
Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Horticultural Science requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$38,325 - $51,634|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||5%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Hawkes Bay Fruitgrowers' Association Charitable Trust Horticultural Scholarship
Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant
Rural Women New Zealand
Up to $600.00
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.