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UCAS CODE: 014D

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Argyll College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Horticulture is a very important sector of the Scottish economy, with more than 1,500 businesses and approximately 7,500 employees (Lantra: “Horticulture, landscaping and sports turf factsheet). The majority of land in Scotland is under agricultural production and horticulture in particular deals with the technology, art, science and business of plant cultivation.The land-based sector is responsible for much of Scotland’s food exports. It needs suitably trained and qualified staff with the knowledge and skills to meet the fast moving horticultural economy.The HND Horticulture will develop your skills in plant and crop physiology and breeding, planting design and landscape surveying, as well as practical experience in the care, maintenance and management of plants in the amenity landscape and soil management. You will also have the opportunity to gain supervisory and management skills, along with an understanding of financial management required for sound business development.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 7,230per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : DD

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 20 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38 38%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    4th

    1

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