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Foundation Degree Garden and Landscape Design

Reaseheath College

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Foundation Degree Garden and Landscape Design Introduction This course offers students the opportunity to study for a professional qualification which encompasses the design, horticultural and business management skills required for a satisfying career. You will be encouraged to use your creative and practical skills by designing and building gardens for local landscape developments and major horticultural shows. Your second year studies allow you the opportunity to explore landscape management, historical landscapes or CAD, widening your career options within the amenity horticulture industry. Our part-time HNC option is ideal if you are already working in the industry and wish to improve your knowledge of design, contract specification and hard landscaping. Individual modules may also be studied as part of Continuing Professional Development. The University College Diploma in Garden Design is also available to those within the industry Course Structure HNC modules* Year 1 Academic and Professional Development* Business with Law* Presentation Skills* Principles and Practices of Garden and Landscape Design* Principles of Horticultural Science* Surveying and Levelling* Work Based Learning 1 (Practical Horticultural Skills) Work Based Learning 2 (Landscape Resources Allocation and Management) 10 week work placement Year 2 Computer Aided Design OR Landscape Management OR The Specification and Establishment of Soft Landscapes OR Maintaining and Restoring Historic Landscapes Finance Hard Landscape* Marketing and Human Resource Management Planting Design* Work Based Learning 3 (Technical Skills Portfolio) Work Based Project* Length of the course Foundation Degree full-time: 2 years includes a 10 week work placement HNC part-time: 1 day per week over 2.5 years Application Full time: Apply through UCAS Course code: DK43 Institution code: HAUC H12 Campus code: R Part time: Apply directly to Reaseheath (application form at the back of our prospectus) or online Further study BSc Landscape Design top-up Career options Landscape designer Garden designer Landscape contractor Amenity technical officer

Foundation Degree Garden and Landscape Design Introduction This course offers students the opportunity to study for a professional qualification which encompasses the design, horticultural and business management skills required for a satisfying career. You will be encouraged to use your creative and practical skills by designing and building gardens for local landscape developments and major...

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