Horticulture - HNC Full time


06 Sep 2021


24 Jun 2022

The HNC Horticulture is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge of horticulture and landscape and to develop an understanding of the characteristics, growth and use of plants.The programme is delivered by very experienced horticulture tutors and an award-winning garden designer.Throughout the course you will be introduced to areas of specialism and will develop a growing appreciation and understanding of the evolving nature of horticultural science and practices. This generic and practical knowledge, together with the introduction of communication, supervisory and management skills and abilities will prepare you for the HND Horticulture and further to relevant degree courses in the rural sector.

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HNC Horticulture


2.5 days per week.You will study from Borders College where you will be taught by video conference. Class sessions are timetabled and you will be able to interact with classmates all over the country and your tutors 'live' during these session. Interactive online learning materials developed specifically for this course will be available to you throughout your course to support your study and tutors will visit in person when extra support is required.


Newtown St Boswells campus

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Entry requirements

1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above, 1 A level at grade D or above, NC horticulture or other equivalent SCQF level 6 course

Progression opportunities

HND Horticulture and further to relevant degree courses in the rural sector.Employment at team leader level in this diverse industry.


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