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Horticulture Courses

Horticulture is defined by The Chartered Institute of Horticulture as:
“The science, technology, art and business of cultivating and using plants to improve human life. Horticulturists and Horticultural Scientists create global solutions for sustainable nutritious food and healthy/restorative and beautiful environments.”
The horticulture industry is valued at £10bn and employs over a third of a million people. The Northern Ireland industry is worth approximately £170m and employs about 8,000 people. Studying horticulture at Greenmount Campus will provide you with the skills to grow your career.
Click here to find out more about CAFRE’s involvement in the Green Legacy Hiroshima Project Initiative.
Courses found on this page are formal student courses. If you are looking for a short training course, you will find these here.
Whilst we are unable to meet you on campus just now, we don’t want you to miss out on hearing about CAFRE, so we are hosting Virtual Open Days for those interested in studying Horticulture on Tuesday 3rd November.

Careers in Horticulture

Horticulture Careers

Graduates have been employed in a range of careers within the horticulture industry these include;

  • Garden Centre Supervisor/Manager
  • Garden Designer
  • Gardener/Head Gardener
  • Greenkeeper
  • Groundsperson
  • Grower
  • Landscape contractor
  • Parks Manager

Horticulture Facilities

Horticulture Careers

Greenmount Campus is set in over 18 hectares of landscaped grounds, originally laid out in the 19th century. Some of the original parkland trees provide the structure for the more modern gardens today.