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Course summary

Course Summary In everyday life we enjoy beautifully landscaped indoor and outdoor areas for both business and leisure; at SRUC Oatridge our Landscaping courses encompass both the hard and soft aspects of this discipline. Highly practical and industry approved a qualification in Landscape Management 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 and horticultural experience and will increase your practical, design and plant identification skills. You will gain transferable skills through the study of modules such as Preparing to Start a Business and Information Technology and will develop practical skills and knowledge for the landscape industry through the study of specialist modules in hard landscaping, surveying and design. Assessment Method Students will be assessed throughout the course in both practical and theory. Assessments may take the form of assignments, projects, presentations, written and oral questioning and assessment of practical ability on various tasks. A final exam close to the end of the course holistically tests the students on the majority of subjects studied and gives an overall grading. Modules 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, Preparing to Start a Business, Information Technology, Pesticide Application. Additional Costs

  • Students on the Landscape Management Course at Oatridge Campus SRUC will be required to provide themselves with the following equipment.
  • PPE including waterproofs, sturdy boots, gloves.
  • Secateurs and pruning/grafting knife
  • Drawing equipment including drawing pens, scale rule, set squares.

Modules

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 students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
2J5K
Institution code:
S01
Campus name:
Oatridge
Campus code:
O

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a course taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability can be viewed on our website. English language tests should be no more than two years old on the start date of your chosen course.

Guidance on English Language requirements

https://www.sruc.ac.uk/courses-training/student-support/international-students/study-requirements-for-international-students/


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7000 Year 1
Wales £7000 Year 1
Channel Islands £7000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7000 Year 1
Scotland £1285 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish 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