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Garden and Greenspace Design (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Garden and Greenspace Design (Hons)  from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) gives students the skills and awareness required to practice working in a variety of settings, from the domestic garden to the public open space.

Graduates with Garden and Greenspace Design (Hons)  from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) will:

  • learn how to understand places, plants, and people in increasing detail. 
  • learn about surveying, computer-aided design, and international and regional garden styles.
  • gain a broad understanding of garden design and making a living from it.
  • examine climatic zones, working with ornamental plants, creating sustainable design and resolving environmental issues.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    30 June, 18:00 (UK time) – the final deadline for late applications with course choices

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Techniques in Digital Media
  • Environmental Aspects for Garden and Greenspace Design
  • International Design Project; 
  • Garden and Open Space
  • Management; 
  • World Climate Zones and Ornamental Plants

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • 4 Highers at BBCC preferably to include a science subject. 
  • Applicants should be able to offer National 5 (A-C) or equivalent pass in English (for literacy) and in Maths (for numeracy).
  • Apply through UCAS
  • Student finance (UK and EU applicants only)
  • Full education history
  • Your employment history
  • Write a personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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RUK - 6,950 GBP

Living costs for Edinburgh

  • 725 - 1170 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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