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Horticulture with Plantsmanship (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Horticulture with Plantsmanship (Hons) from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) covers a wide range of horticultural skills, from botanical issues relevant to horticulture today to techniques for restoring historic gardens.
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Horticulture with Plantsmanship (Hons) from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) gives you the skills you need to address a shortage of suitably qualified people with botanical abilities in plant identification and the techniques appropriate to historic garden restoration at a high level.

Graduates with Horticulture with Plantsmanship (Hons) from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) will:

  • develop their understanding of how to integrate the management of plant collections with knowledge of plant distribution, classification, diversity, structure, identification and cultivation.
  • gain the knowledge needed to study advanced aspects of botany, and gain an appreciation of the botanical issues in horticulture today.
  • learn techniques for restoring historic gardens, opening the way for employment in heritage organisations and an important role in preserving the early appreciation and understanding of horticulture that has developed into the discipline we know today.

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:

  • Ethnobotany
  • Horticultural Plant Physiology
  • Horticultural Taxonomy
  • Victorian Horticulture
  • Conservation of Gardens and Designed Landscapes

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

  • Four Highers (BBCC) to include a science subject.
  • National 5 (A-C) or equivalent pass in English and Maths.
  • 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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