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Foundation Degree Historic Garden Restoration and Management

Reaseheath College

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Foundation Degree Historic Garden Restoration and Management Introduction This course encourages you to to develop an understanding of garden history and learn the specialist skills and knowledge required to manage and restore historic gardens. You will study garden history theory, reviewing the socio-cultural influences on the development of gardens and garden-making. There will be an opportunity to develop an understanding of historic garden restoration, conservation and management in relation to policy frameworks and funding sources. You will study a mix of theoretical and practical modules to further develop your knowledge. Your understanding of garden design and restoration will be encouraged through design projects. There will also be an opportunity for you to develop individual interests and specialisms in garden history through the Professional Research Project. Course Structure The Foundation Degree is made up of 16 modules Year 1 Academic and professional development Applied principles of horticultural science Applied vocational skills (Work Based Learning 1) Surveying and levelling Garden history Presentation skills Principles and practices of garden and landscape design Project management and implementation (Work Based Learning 2) Year 2 Garden management and maintenance Hard landscape Planting design The specification and maintenance of soft landscapes (Work Based Learning 3) Conservation and restoration policy and practice Interpretation and visitor management Garden restoration project Professional research project Length of the course Full-time - 2 years including a 10 week work placement Part-time - 1 day per week over 2.5 years Application Full time: Apply through UCAS Course code: to be confirmed 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 1 year 'top-up' to BSc (Hons) Horticultural Management and Innovation Career options Heritage horticulture Historic parks and garden management

Foundation Degree Historic Garden Restoration and Management Introduction This course encourages you to to develop an understanding of garden history and learn the specialist skills and knowledge required to manage and restore historic gardens. You will study garden history theory, reviewing the socio-cultural influences on the development of gardens and garden-making. There will be an...

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