Course: HND Horticulture (Garden Design)

Department: Horticulture

Type: Degree

Duration: One to two years

The Programme

This programme is specifically for those who want to pursue a career as a professional garden designer. Real community-based projects complement the development of essential academic knowledge and creative abilities. Our course tutors and teaching environments provide an outstanding learning experience, with excellent links to industry and commerce.

What You Study

  • Garden design principles
  • Planting design
  • Professional garden practice
  • Digital media in design
  • Historical influence in garden design
  • Graphic skills for garden design
  • Landscape and garden maintenance.

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.