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Horticulture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Elmwood Campus, Edinburgh Campus, Oatridge Campus, Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Content

Throughout the course you will develop knowledge of the fundamentals of horticulture and an awareness of the different sectors of the industry including nursery production, maintenance of gardens and greenspace and plant retailing.

You will develop your practical skills and your underpinning knowledge of plants and their cultivation. You will learn about plant identification, business management, and practical skills in propagation, the growing on of plants, and garden maintenance.

Content includes: Horticulture: Plant Recognition and Use; Soil Management; Plant Growth and Development; Plant Physiology; Nursery Production.

Entry Requirements

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

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

014D

Course Length

1 year

Department

Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk