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Our Diploma in Horticulture encourages you to express your creativity and passion and explore a whole new world of opportunities. You’ll develop essential industry skills, study specialist gardens and nurseries and have the chance to undertake exciting and challenging projects. This is your chance to study something you love.

Entry requirements: Please see the Applying section
Starting: September
Course length: One year full-time
Study location: Brackenhurst campus

Fees and funding:

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Why choose this course?

  • You'll develop practical and technical skills that employers are looking for.
  • You'll gain a Level 3 qualification that will enable you to progress to our higher education and foundation degree courses in horticulture and garden design.
  • You'll gain valuable work experience opening up a range of career options in a variety of industry settings.
  • You'll have the opportunity to get involved with current horticultural research and exciting design projects.
  • You'll get the chance to be part of our award winning horticulture team and visit national shows and competitions.
  • You'll be able to use our outstanding facilities on our campus estate which is part of the DEFRA Environmental Stewardship scheme that supports effective environmental management of farm land and countryside estates.

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