Horticulture – Production and Design

  • HND

  • 2 years full-time

UCAS Institution Code
B68

UCAS Course Code
KQ2Y

Fees
£7,500 (Year 1, 2020/21)*

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This course develops the academic base of vocational skills and provides higher education training for those seeking development within the landscape design industry.

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You will gain a sound scientific background as part of the course along with specialised module delivery including:

  • Design
  • Decorative horticulture
  • Fruit and vegetable production management
  • Plant and soil systems
  • Surveying

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as assignments, practical portfolios, presentations, observations and examinations.

  • 48 UCAS points (2017 tariff) [2 D’s at A level]

Mature applicants lacking formal entry requirements but with relevant and/or industrial experience will also be considered.

Students typically follow one of the following routes:

  • Start up your own business
  • Landscape architecture
  • Local authority roles
  • Garden design
  • Horticultural therapy
  • Instructor

These opportunities are available across South Wales, the UK and Europe.

You will gain a sound scientific background as part of the course along with specialised module delivery including:

  • Design
  • Decorative horticulture
  • Fruit and vegetable production management
  • Plant and soil systems
  • Surveying

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as assignments, practical portfolios, presentations, observations and examinations.

  • 48 UCAS points (2017 tariff) [2 D’s at A level]

Mature applicants lacking formal entry requirements but with relevant and/or industrial experience will also be considered.

Students typically follow one of the following routes:

  • Start up your own business
  • Landscape architecture
  • Local authority roles
  • Garden design
  • Horticultural therapy
  • Instructor

These opportunities are available across South Wales, the UK and Europe.

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

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The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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