Deepen and develop your horticultural knowledge and practical skills on our hands-on HND Horticulture. Developed by horticultural experts in association with plant specialists and employers in the industry, stay up to date with current developments and practices on this multi-specialism course, cultivating the skills required for success in this diverse field. Learn from experienced horticulturists, botanists, and ecologists from across Scotland and benefit from their wealth of industry experience. Join like-minded students across the country in live online lecturers and practical work, as you develop your theoretical knowledge and practical skills, with assessments via project work, developed with support from your lecturers throughout the year. Whether you dream of growing your own horticultural business or branching out into supervisory and managerial roles in existing horticultural enterprises, let us support you as you take your next steps in this stimulating and varied career.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Advanced entry to year two (HND) may be possible with HNC Horticulture (15 SQA credits).
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Additional entry requirements
This is a Category 2 PVG course: PVG Scheme membership is required for specific optional modules/unit(s), where there is guaranteed contact with vulnerable groups in optional module/unit(s), but an alternative pathway exists to achieve target qualification.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7110||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7110||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7110||Year 1|