Graduate Certificate in Urban Horticulture

Course overview

  • 1 year part time
  • On Campus (Burnley)
  • Available to domestic students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


Looking for a career change with a focus on plants? The Graduate Certificate of Urban Horticulture is a perfect introduction to the foundations of designing, creating, managing and advocating for urban green spaces.

From little things, big things grow

After completing this course, you can put your skills to use in the workplace, or you can transition into the Master of Urban Horticulture. The Graduate Certificate is equivalent to the first semester of the Masters course.

For new starters and old hands

Whether you’re new to urban horticulture or already have some experience and want to upskill, the course offers a well-rounded introduction to the field.

Learn from a garden campus

You'll spend your time getting your hands dirty – literally – alongside world-class researchers at our beautiful Burnley campus and at sites throughout the city.

Industry links

The course has excellent linkages and contacts to the urban horticulture industry, adding to the currency and relevancy of the study experience, but also building employment opportunities in green space management.