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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Social and Therapeutic Horticulture

Writtle College

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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Social and Therapeutic Horticulture UCAS Code D496 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 The foundation degree combines a vocational and practical application of horticulture to the applied work environment of horticultural therapy. Horticultural skills and project management skills are essential for employees working in the context of community and social projects where health and well being are high on the agenda. This courses develops practical horticultural and site project skills which can be deployed in the context of a social and community based project It also develops intellectual and practical skills in Therapy and therapeutic interventions Student will be encouraged to seek employment as part of the course in Horticultural projects which benefit individuals and communities 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) Social and Therapeutic Horticulture UCAS Code D496 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 The foundation degree...

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