Course: HNC Horticulture (Garden Design)

Department: Horticulture

Type: Degree

Duration: One year

The Programme

This flexible part-time course offers the benefits of hands-on projects, experience of all aspects design principles and the development of the business skills needed to set up a small to medium-sized garden design practice. Our dedicated teaching spaces lend themselves to the development of a productive, creative studio culture.

What You Study

  • Garden design principles
  • Plant selection and establishment
  • Professional garden design practice
  • Advanced garden design
  • Digital media in art and design
  • Planting design
  • A major integrated garden design project.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level or a Level Three Extended Diploma or equivalent.

Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

Pippa Snowden

HND Horticulture (Garden Design)

While studying garden design, Pippa was given the chance ot enter a garden into the Harrogate Flower Show - the premier horticultural show in the north. Working alongside other students from the College, Pippa teamed up with a local charity to develop the garden.