This innovative course is delivered in partnership with the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Argyll and will use the beautiful college grounds as a base for practical work.
Taught by specialist and experienced lecturers, this project-based and practical course provides an industry-relevant qualification in commercial horticulture.
Newbattle Abbey College has formed a partnership with UHI Argyll to enable local access to this course. Students will join real-time, online lectures and tutorials with other students from across the country. Practical elements, which make up around 40% of the course, will be undertaken on the college estate, supervised by Newbattle staff.
Creation of gardens and greenspaces; Ecology and environment for horticulture; Maintenance of gardens and greenspaces; Plant biology; Production horticulture; Social and therapeutic horticulture.
1 Higher, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5 or 6.
Relevant employment areas such as garden centres, private estates, landscaping or on private estates.