Bachelor of Horticultural Science

Massey University

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3 Years

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Horticultural Science requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,354 $22,061
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$16,037 $48,111
Total $23,391 $70,172

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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