Landscape Management

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)


Oatridge Campus


Throughout the course you will develop your landscaping, construction or horticultural experience and will increase your practical, design and scientific skills.

The course will increase your business skills through the study of modules such as Supervision Management and will provide you with practical skills and knowledge for the landscape industry through the study of specialist modules in hard landscaping and surveying.

The practical content of the course is taught both in our extensive ornamental campus grounds and on various other sites local to the college where we work with community partners to complete real tasks including tree planting, bulb naturalising, bedding display, hedge trimming, garden design, and more.

Content includes: Design, Process and Composition in the Landscape; Practical Landscaping; Horticulture: Plant Recognition; Soil Management; Constructing Hard Landscape Features.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Year 2 of HND Horticulture

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design

SCQF Level