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Foundation Degree Horticulture 2018 Entry UCAS Code D417*


This course provides vocationally-based study to train frontline managers for the landscape and horticultural industry. It focuses on giving students the skills they need to lead the industry across a range of horticulture specialisms, from stately homes to glasshouse production. Modules focus on plant propagation and production research, development of horticultural food crops and their marketing, landscape design, construction and maintenance.


Modules of Study Include:

Year 1
• Industry Skills
• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Plant and Soil Science
• Introduction to Design and Landscape Construction
• Propagation and Practical Botany
• Plant Identification and Taxonomy
• Plant Establishment and Maintenance

Year 2
• Personal Research Project
• Professional Development
• Academic Development
• Business Enterprise
• Plantsmanship
• Project and Contract Management
• Plant Pests and Diseases

Elective Modules
• Plant Production and Technology
• Landscape, Garden Design and Surveying

*Subject to validation

Entry Requirements

Foundation Degrees

48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.

Further Study

The one year top up route to the BSc/BSc (Hons) Degree in Applied Horticulture.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277