Landscape Management

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Scottish Qualifications Authority trading as SQA
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Course summary

In everyday life we enjoy beautifully landscaped outdoor areas for both business and leisure; at SRUC our Landscaping courses encompass both the hard and soft aspects of this discipline. Highly practical and industry approved a qualification in Landscaping will allow you to enter one of the largest and fastest growing employment sectors in the UK and beyond. Throughout the course you will develop your landscaping, construction or horticultural experience and will increase your practical, design and scientific skills. You will gain transferable business skills through the study of modules such as Supervision and Management and will develop practical skills and knowledge for the landscape industry through the study of specialist modules in hard landscaping and surveying.

Course details


You will study a range of subjects including Practical Landscaping, Landscape Surveying, Constructing Hard Landscape Features, Plant Recognition and Use, Soil Management, Horticulture Mechanisation Principles, Planting Design, Design Process & Composition in the Landscape.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code2J5K
Institution code S01
Campus nameOatridge
Campus codeO

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

SRUC has a long tradition of welcoming students from outside the UK to study with us, and we find they greatly enhance the learning experience of other students and their unique viewpoint and carried life experiences. International student rules and regulations are set by national governments. For the most up to date guidance, please visit our website -

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level DE To include a science subject
Scottish Higher CC To include a science subject
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H4, H4 To include a science subject
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Applicants should be able to offer National 5 (A-C) or equivalent pass in English (for literacy) and Maths (for numeracy)

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Achieving at least 5.0 in each component

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6950 Year 1
Wales £6950 Year 1
Channel Islands £6950 Year 1
EU £1285 Year 1
Scotland £1285 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish and EU students can apply to the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loan Company.
Landscape Management at SRUC Scotland's Rural College - UCAS