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Horticulture

Argyll College UHI

Venues

Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre

Content

The HNC Horticulture is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge of horticulture and landscape and to develop an understanding of the characteristics, growth and use of plants.

The programme is delivered by very experienced horticulture tutors and an award-winning garden designer.

Throughout the course you will be introduced to areas of specialism and will develop a growing appreciation and understanding of the evolving nature of horticultural science and practices. This generic and practical knowledge, together with the introduction of communication, supervisory and management skills and abilities will prepare you for employment at craft level in this diverse industry.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher; or NC Horticulture

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals