Course: FdA Floristry Design

Department: Floristry

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years full-time or three years part-time

The Programme

This unique programme has been specifically designed to develop a broad range of floristry skills and techniques, creative development, academic and intellectual skills, producing graduates with a firm understanding of essential commercial floristry. This provides graduates with the opportunity to pursue careers in floristry design and decoration, floristry in event design, in interior design, in hospitality environments and in wedding contexts.

Creativity, innovation, enthusiasm and professionalism are developed through a flexible approach. Students are encouraged to participate in high-profile floristry competitions and live projects. This has led to some prestigious wins, including at Chelsea Flower Show, Harrogate Flower Show and at the British Floristry Association's competition.

What You Study

  • Commerical floristry techniques
  • Bridal design
  • Contemporary design skills
  • Visual communication
  • Academic skills development
  • Contemporary techniques and materials
  • European practice
  • Floristry enterprise and entrepreneurship
  • Floral composition
  • The business of floristry.

How To Apply

Application for the full-time course is through UCAS, using code W290, and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level, a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent or an Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

Sarah Jensen

FdA Floristry Design

Sarah has worked as a card shop manager and a personal career but came to Bishop Burton College because she wanted to pursue her dream career in the floristry industry.