Horticulture Studies at UCD

Rosemount Horticulture Research station, apple trees in bloom in the orchard

University College Dublin’s science-based Horticulture degree is taught by a team of researchers active in the areas of soil science, climate, crop production, national and international plant trade, invasive species management, biodiversity and conservation. UCD’s focus is on educating students for a wide range of careers, by becoming a competent, competitive and confident leader who will excel nationally and internationally as a professional horticulturist or horticultural scientist, in diverse career roles.
If you are interested in human health, plant health, biology, environment or business opportunities, this course provides in-depth knowledge on sustainable production of field and protected crops, nursery stock, amenity horticulture, landscape design, plant identification and use, postharvest, sportsturf and pest and disease control. A career in horticulture offers you vast possibilities and opportunities that will bring you both professional and personal satisfaction, giving you an exciting and fulfilling life.

For more information, visit myucd.ie/courses/agriculture-food-nutrition/horticulture/