Throughout the course you will develop a good understanding and knowledge of plant diversity and cultivation as well as distribution, classification, structure and identification. You will gain a good appreciation of botanical issues relevant to horticulture today and develop practical skills through the development of a garden plot. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a specialist project in an area of particular interest to you.
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: Plant Classification and Systematics; Designing and Managing Plant Collections; Landscape Design History; Ecology and Conservation.
2 Highers at CC including a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
Horticulture, Landscaping and Garden Design