Duchy College Rosewarne launch new garden and landscape course
11:40am Saturday 19th May 2012 in News
GREEN fingered enthusiasts are being offered a new course in in Garden & Landscape Design at Duchy College Rosewarne.
The new Higher National Diploma (HND), equivalent to the first two years of a degree, is set to be approved by Plymouth University.
The course is aimed at those with a passion for gardens, design and management of the landscape.
Bill Herring, Curriculum Area Manager for Horticulture, explained: “This programme aims to integrate the creativity of art and design with core knowledge of horticulture, earth sciences and landscape technology.
“So if you are looking for a career where you can have an influence on the environment in which you live by having the design skills, plant knowledge and related experience then this programme is for you.”
Andrew Counsell, Head of Duchy College, said: “Our horticulture provision is going from strength to strength and we're really delighted to be delivering this course. It highlights the wide range of specialist courses at the College and will provide excellent opportunities for students hoping to work in the industry.”
There is also the ability to study the first year of the programme and complete a one year Higher National Certificate in Garden and Landscape Design. The College offers a number of scholarship and bursary options for higher education students. All undergraduate courses at Duchy College are awarded by Plymouth University.
For further details about the horticulture courses available at Duchy College Rosewarne call 0845 605 0455 or visit www.duchy.ac.uk.