FdSc Horticulture (Landscape Construction)

Writtle University College
United Kingdom
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 28,248

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 120 - 200 GCE A Levels120 UCAS Tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above
  • Irish Certificate: 120 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x ILC higher at B3
  • Scottish Highers: 120 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x higher at B
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: Minimum of 24 points (pass) (260)
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: PPP (120)
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma: MP (120)
  • C & G Level 3 Extended Diploma: Pass (120)
  • C & G Level 3 Diploma: Merit (160) or a Pass (80) in combination with other qualifications

English language requirements
If you do not have English as a first language, you will normally be required to demonstrate an IELTS overall score (or equivalent) of:

  • 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in all elements for a Further Education course
  • 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in all elements for a Foundation degree, Higher Certificate or Higher Diploma
  • 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements for a degree
  • 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements for a postgraduate degree

If you have lower scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course, which can lead to entry to the appropriate programme of study.

Curriculum

Stage One

  • Developing Graduateness
  • Biological Processes (HO)
  • Understanding Plants
  • Gardens and Plants Through Time (A)
  • Plant Propagation and Production (A) - Theory
  • Learning Through Work (HO)

Stage Two

  • Foundation Degree Academic and Professional Development (HO)
  • Landscape and Horticultural Contracts and Projects
  • Managing Trees and Shrubs
  • Effective Landscape Planting
  • Learning From Work (HO)

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