The HNC covers the fundamentals of horticulture. You will learn practical skills and develop your underpinning knowledge of plants and their cultivation. You will also be introduced to the different sectors of the industry including nursery production, maintenance of gardens and greenspace, and plant retailing. During your studies, the diversity of the course will help you to weigh up which areas of horticulture and gardening you are most interested in for future employment or further study. You will be qualified for a broad range of job opportunities at the end of the HNC including working for nurseries, private and public gardens, landscape companies and local authorities. Upon successful completion of this course and depending on module choices, students may apply to join Year 2 of the HND Horticulture or HND Horticulture with Plantsmanship courses.
You will learn about Plant Identification, Plant Uses, Soil Management, Plant Protection, Business Management, Nursery Production and Plant Physiology. Practical work will include horticultural techniques for plant propagation and the growing on of plants and garden maintenance.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
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 - www.sruc.ac.uk/internationalstudents
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Achieving at least 5.0 in each component|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7000||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7000||Year 1|
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SRUC Scotland's Rural College
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