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Horticulture

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Langside Campus

Content

This HND Horticulture course will provide you with knowledge and understanding, competencies, skills and abilities in horticulture and landscaping to make you employable at management level. The course is delivered in purpose built classrooms, workshops and glasshouses, providing an exceptional learning environment to study horticulture.

In addition, to plant growth and development, plant recognition and soil management, it covers integrated plant protection and soil and plant nutrition. You will also develop skills in problem solving, analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

Content includes:
Soils and plant nutrition; Plant protection integrated approaches; Hardy ornamental nursery stock; Horticultural growing media; Landscape management and maintenance; Lawn construction and maintenance; Parks, gardens and public open spaces; Plants for gardens specialised plantings; Show gardens: Design and construction; Retailing of plants.

Entry Requirements

1 higher, preferably Biology or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Appropriate degree or progression to jobs in the horticultural industry.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Horticulture and Landscape

SCQF Level

8

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals