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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Horticulture (Plantsmanship)

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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Horticulture (Plantsmanship) UCAS Code D493 Duration&Mode 2 Years full time or 3 years with Industrial Placement, option to study part time. Typical Offer: UCAS Tariff Points 60 UCAS tariff points. A maximum of 20 tariff points will be counted from Key Skills BTEC National Diploma PPP OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) P3 Course Content This course is designed for those students who wish to develop practical and vocational skills in the context of managing plants and plant collections. The course builds on basic horticultural skills and underlying principles of science. After a general first year students are given the opportunity to specialise in the study of plants, and to explore the diversity of the plant kingdom through academic and practical activity. There are opportunities to seek employment in local gardens and plant collections to reinforce e the academic components of the course Following successful completion of the foundation degree progression to the BSc Hons Course is possible Special Features Work experience is an important element on the Foundation Degrees, students are encouraged to undertake a suitable 12 month industrial placement between years 1&2 where guidance and support will be given in helping to secure a placement. Although the 'sandwich year' isn't compulsory many students have found them to be invaluable experiences with the added bonus of making them very employable after graduation. Horticulture Resources Centre of Excellence for Horticulture

Foundation Degree (FdSc) Horticulture (Plantsmanship) UCAS Code D493 Duration&Mode 2 Years full time or 3 years with Industrial Placement, option to study part time. Typical Offer: UCAS Tariff Points 60 UCAS tariff points. A maximum of 20 tariff points will be counted from Key Skills BTEC National Diploma PPP OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) P3 Course Content This course is designed for...

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