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The Bachelors degree in Applied Horticulture is a one-year ‘top-up route’ to an honours degree which can follow on directly from a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification. It is also suitable for those in employment who already have these qualifications and want to re-enter education to update their knowledge.
The early stages of this Bachelors degree in Applied Horticulture course involve the study of current principles which not only provide the tools for critical analysis of existing practices but also ensure that you have an appropriate background for your dissertation.
Topics of study in this Bachelors degree in Applied Horticulture include:
- A Dissertation
- Research Methods
- Business Leadership and Development
- External Influences on Land Based Industries
- Land Use and Social Interaction
- Resource Management
Further study: you may be able to progress to MSc or PhD studies.
Careers: opportunities in research and development in horticulture and landscape industries; management positions with local authorities and private companies; a wide range of opportunities at botanical gardens, the National Trust, English Heritage, the Royal Horticultural Society and other leisure and educational gardens; teaching; journalism.
Students wishing to study the Bachelors degree in Applied Horticulture must hold a Higher National Diploma, Foundation Degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject.
Askham Bryan College
Askham Bryan College is one of the UK's foremost land-based colleges and provides education and training at all levels from introductory courses for school leavers right up to honours degrees. The college, previously Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture, was founded in 1948...