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Explore the life of plants with these highly vocational and practical courses. Based on understanding and interpreting the landscape around us, they explore horticultural production and growing, along with the principles of plant and soil science. You’ll have the option to chose between the FdSc Horticulture or FdSc Horticulture: Garden Design pathway in your final year.
Why choose this course?
- You will benefit from the modern glasshouse complex situated on campus, alongside historic gardens and the country estate.
- Guest speakers will also hold workshops and activities to showcase the career opportunities available to you. Our latest guest, James Wong, is an ethnobotanist, television presenter and garden designer.
- You will have the opportunity to become proficient in surveying a site for development, and plotting data both by hand and using AutoCAD (Computer Aided Design).
- You’ll have access to our 1,000 square metre, £2.5 million campus eco-library.
- This course can provide progression onto the one year BSc (Hons) Horticulture (final year top-up) degree.
- Brackenhurst campus is home to an entrepreneurial cut-flower business called the Flower Pod, run by the Southwell Care Project and supported by student and staff volunteers.
Did you know?
- NTU won a prestigious Gold Award at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Centenary in 2013.
- Students from this course achieved a Silver Gilt garden design award at the Harrogate Flower Show.
- NTU is one of the largest providers of land-based courses in the UK, with Brackenhurst having over 60 years’ experience in the sector.
- A show garden inspired by horticulture students at Nottingham Trent University scooped a hat-trick of awards at the first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017.
Your career development
Graduates of this course go on to a wide range of careers including:
- landscape management
- garden design
- self-employed roles
- horticultural therapist
- historic landscape management
- green space adviser
Excellent placement opportunities
The course includes an optional sandwich year placement between Year One and Year Two, or during Year Two. You can develop their skills and experience in a working environment which is highly valued by future employers.
Recent students have taken paid placements in
- garden centres and nurseries
- landscape contractors
- organisations such as the National Trust.