Horticulture (Landscaping)

Moray College UHI


Main campus


The horticulture industry plays an increasingly important part in the rural economy in Scotland and Moray.

With an increase in demand for skilled workers and expected growth in employment opportunities, there’s never been a better time to find employment in this rewarding industry.

This course is academically focused at advanced level and is suitable for you if you have the motivation and experience to further extend your skills such as project development, resource management and garden design.

This course will provide you with the personal and professional skills required to be able to design, plan and manage within the horticultural industry and is highly suited if you are looking to set up business in the horticulture industry.

The course incorporates an SVQ in Landscaping (SCQF Level 6), formerly SVQ Level 3.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 (2 at A or B), or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Science and Environment

SCQF Level


Career Sectors


Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services


Work with Animals