Nottingham, United Kingdom

Smart Agriculture and Future Crops

when 15 July 2024 - 26 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 1200

Expand your horticultural expertise and knowledge at one of the most sustainable universities in the world!

This innovative course includes a mix of lectures and practical workshops, along with two field trips to UK crop producers to see how the industry operates in the UK. By the end of this course, you should have gained an insight into precision and sustainable systems that will innovate future crop production.

On this course you will learn about:
- Vertical farming technologies and crop production techniques
- Plant nutrition and ecological management
- GIS and remote sensing for precision agriculture.

Course leader

Chungui Lu

Target group

This course is ideal for students from any discipline with an interest in plant and crop science and smart agriculture. Apply now!

Course aim

After studying on this course you should be able to:
- Appraise different techniques used in precision agriculture
- Explain how these technologies are employed in innovative crop production systems.
- Demonstrate effective presentation skills.

Credits info

10 EC
10 UK Credit Points / 5 ECTS, Certificate of Attendance, and an official Transcript of Results.

Fee info

GBP 1200: Apply and pay your tuition fee by 30 April 2024 and receive our Early-Bird discount of £100. Tuition fee includes course materials, field trips, our exciting social and cultural programme, support from our friendly team of student buddies, use of our GSS Hub with free drinks, and a trip to the beautiful university city of Cambridge.
GBP 440: Accommodation in our on-campus student halls. All rooms are single with ensuite facilities and shared kitchen and living spaces. Halls are self-catered and kitchen and bedding packs will be provided. Our accommodation is right in the heart of the city and so there are lots of food shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and takeaways just a short walk away.


£100 Early-bird discount if tuition fee payment is received by 30 April 2024. A further discount is offered to groups of 10+ students travelling from the same University.