As well as giving you practical knowledge of horticulture, this course develops your understanding of the theory behind the practice. It embeds practical skills and knowledge through visits to nurseries, gardens and landscapes, as well as leading scientific organisations.
During your second year you'll have the chance to tailor the course to your specific interests by choosing elective modules that directly relate to your career aspirations or personal interests.
Some of the electives on offer include modules offered include:
- Gardens and Greenspace - for careers in gardening and landscaping
- Production Horticulture - where you can concentrate on fruit and vegetable production
- Greenhouse protected edible crop production
- Ornamental plant production
Take a look around the SRUC Virtual Experience for lots of great student videos and examples of what it’s like to study our courses, along with campus and facility tours.