Planit


Horticulture with Plantsmanship

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Throughout the course you will develop an understanding of how to integrate the management of plant collections with knowledge of plant distribution, classification, diversity, structure, identification and cultivation. You will develop the skills required to study advanced aspects of botany and a good appreciation of botanical issues that are relevant to horticulture today. You will gain experience of techniques appropriate to the restoration of historic gardens.

The course is delivered in partnership with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) with classes and practical work based at both RBGE and SRUC’s Edinburgh campus.

Example modules: Ethnobotany; Horticultural Plant Physiology; Horticultural Taxonomy; Victorian Horticulture; Conservation of Gardens and Designed Landscapes.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBCC including a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc/BSc Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

6 - 8 years

Department

Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk