New Zealand's horticulture industry is booming and worth billions of dollars to the New Zealand economy. With the growth in industry comes increasing demand for university-qualified graduates to take on exciting careers. Opportunities are plentiful around New Zealand and overseas.
The Bachelor of Horticultural Science is totally focused on helping you become a horticulture graduate who can hit the ground running. It will give you the relevant, contemporary skills that industry requires and will ensure that you can take your place leading this exciting industry into the future.
There are no special requirements beyond those that qualify you to study at University. However, it is preferable that you have credit for NCEA Level 3 biology or science, chemistry, modelling and statistics, plus English and maths. These subjects will help ensure that your transition to university study is as smooth as possible.
In all cases, if English is not your first language and the admission requirements were not completed at an educational institution where English is the medium of instruction, you must achieve an IELTS of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.