Glasgow Botanic Gardens
You will study design in modules including Landscape Graphics, Design Process and Composition and Garden Design Concepts alongside developing your plant knowledge with Plant Recognition, Planting Design and Horticultural Practices modules. Constructing Hard Landscape Features, Surveying and Business Management are also included to provide a rounded curriculum
You will carry out guided design work in a studio setting using real projects with real clients and covering a range of styles of gardens. You will visit plant nurseries, gardens and hard landscape suppliers and will spend time on walks around the campus and botanic gardens to learn plant identification, and undertake practical horticulture.
Upon successful completion of this course, students may apply to join year two of the HND Garden Design.
2 Highers at CC preferably including Geography or a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5 or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.