The first year of the HND follows the HNC course, developing competence and knowledge in design, project management, construction, planting, communication, and horticulture. Garden design and business skills are further developed in the second year. By the end of your course you will have been exposed to all aspects of the design and construction of gardens as well as the principles of garden design, history and the context of design within society and environmental conditions.
Example modules: Garden Design Practice; Landscape Design History; IT in Landscape Design and Management; Plants for Gardens: Specialised planting; Show Gardens.
2 Highers preferably including Geography or a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5 or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design