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Agriculture and Horticulture

Happy planet, happy people — from livestock to landscaping, blaze a new sustainability trail on our green-fingered courses, all taught at our stunning Brackenhurst Campus, and designed for (and by) those who value a nature-friendly future.

Agriculture and Horticulture at NTU

With a focus on innovative technologies and sustainable production, NTU will equip you for a future at the forefront of the agriculture and horticulture industry.

Planetary and human health are intrinsically linked – the world’s food producers are central to delivering a healthy and safe future. Meeting the needs of a growing global population while transitioning to sustainable and resilient systems is one of the biggest challenges ever faced by the sector. With the help of your teachers – all expert industry practitioners – you’ll become the trailblazers needed to ensure the future of this diverse industry.


in the UK for agriculture and forestry courses (Complete University Guide, 2024).


in the world for sustainability (UI Green Metric University World Rankings, 2022).


in the UK for the number of undergraduate students studying agriculture, food and related studies (HESA data 2021/22).

Watch our Agriculture and Horticulture videos

Take a look at our subject videos to get a feel for studying at NTU. You'll hear more about our courses from our students and take a tour of our facilities.

An introduction to Agriculture and Horticulture at NTU

Where can you go with an Agriculture or Horticulture degree?

You’ll refine your knowledge and skills by completing a work placement and hearing from a range of guest speakers and industry experts. All this means you’ll be ready to jump into a role of your own when you graduate.

This could include careers across the sector, from agricultural management and environmentally sustainable production to setting up your own garden design business. Specific roles could include:

  • Agronomist
  • Crop Protection Specialist
  • Farm Advisor
  • Green Space Adviser
  • Horticulture Therapist.

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