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Horticulture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Edinburgh Campus, Queen's Park Campus

Content

As well as giving you practical knowledge of horticulture, this course develops your understanding of the theory behind the practice. It embeds practical skills and knowledge through visits to nurseries, gardens and landscapes, as well as leading scientific organisations.

During your second year you'll have the chance to tailor the course to your specific interests by choosing elective modules that directly relate to your career aspirations or personal interests.

Example modules: Advanced Plant Propagation; Hardy Ornamental Nursery Stock Production; Landscape Management and Maintenance; Soils and Plant Nutrition; Plants for Gardens: Specialised Plantings.

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 3 BSc/BSc (Honours) Horticulture, Horticulture with Plantsmanship or Garden and Greenspace Design degree courses.

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

914D

Course Length

2 years

Department

Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design

SCQF Level

8

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk