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Horticulture

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

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 the HND Horticulture and further to relevant degree courses in the rural sector.


Entry Requirements

1 Higher at C or above; or NC Horticulture; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Subject to satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

HND Horticulture and further to relevant degree courses in the rural sector. Employment at team leader level in this diverse industry.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Horticulture and Landscaping

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