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Course summary

The Foundation Degree in Floristry Design is specifically designed to provide an interdisciplinary programme of study. It is focused on the development of student knowledge and understanding of a broad range of Floristry skills and techniques supported with essential theoretical underpinning knowledge. What will I study? Year 1:

  • Academic Skills Development - 20 credits
  • Commercial Floristry Techniques - 20 credits
  • Visual Communication - 20 credits
  • Bridal Design Project - 20 credits
  • Floristry Practice - 20 credits
  • Contemporary Design Skills - 20 credits
Year 2:
  • Floral Composition - 40 credits
  • The Business of Floristry - 20 credits
  • Contemporary Techniques and Materials - 20 credits
  • European Practice - 20 credits
  • Floristry Enterprise and Entrepreneurship - 20 credits
Learning and Teaching Approach This programme is delivered with a variety of learning and teaching approaches to include all students learning styles and preferences. For all modules, theory lectures are delivered that aim to deliver the core content and provide the underpinning knowledge. The teaching methods focus on facilitating a student centred approach to enhance the independent learning that takes place outside of the classroom. What is the Contact Time? For each 20 credit module students will receive approximately 54 hours of class / contact time with the tutor. Students are also expected to carry out a significant amount of private study in addition to contact time (146 hours per module). Students can expect to receive their timetables during induction week. What else can I expect?
  • Additional facilities include Science Centre, IT suites, dedicated University Centre, study spaces and social areas, and modern Learning Resources Centre.
  • Online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used to enhance and facilitate teaching and independent learning on all programmes.
  • Experienced, supportive and motivated staff with both academic and industrial experience.
  • Our experienced Life Coaches are on hand to help you through your University journey from mentoring and coaching to health, wellbeing and resilience. Learn more about how our Life Coaches can support you:
  • Talks from a range of visiting speakers.
  • Opportunities to attend trips to enhance learning.
  • Students have access to a range of support through our study skills, and health and wellbeing teams. Further information can be found on our website:
  • Relevant extra-curricular activity and/or work experience is encouraged of all students in order to enhance learning.
What kind of job could I get when I graduate?
  • Retail Florist
  • Freelance Florist
  • Floristry Business / Venture
  • Wedding Planner
  • Corporate Events Planner
  • Overseas Florist.


You will study; Commerical floristry techniques Bridal design Contemporary design skills Visual communication Academic skills development Contemporary techniques and materials European practice Floristry enterprise and entrepreneurship Floral composition The business of floristry Floristry practice.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

University Centre Bishop Burton welcomes applicants from overseas. You will need to be issued with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) to apply for your student visa to the UK. You will need to pay your course fees in full prior to a CAS being sent to you. In order for us to process this and for us to comply with our duties as a Sponsor we are required to check other aspects of your application, for example your financial status. For more details please visit

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


GCSE English at grade C/4 or above

English language requirements

If first language is not English, or a Tier 4 student visa to study is required and GCSE grade C/4 English or equivalent is not held, English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill) will need evidencing.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6160 Year 1
England £6160 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6160 Year 1
Scotland £6160 Year 1
Wales £6160 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Floristry Design at University Centre Bishop Burton - UCAS