Bridgend College
Horticulture (Production and Design) HND
Bridgend College

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course develops the academic base of vocational skills and provides Higher Education training for those seeking development within the Landscape Design Industry. You will gain a sound scientific background as part of the course along with specialised module delivery including: Decorative Horticulture; Fruit & Vegetable Production Management; Hard & Soft Landscape Skills; Plant Maintenance and Management; Surveying; Advance Garden Design; Landscape Management; Organic Horticulture.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Horticulture (Production and Design), HND you will study the following course modules.


Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

We are unable to accept International applications.
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Horticulture (Production and Design), HND.


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

What students say about studying Horticulture in the UK?

  • A Vegan & GF Foodie, Homebody, Introvert, Dog-Squisher & Horticulture Student's Cinematic Week
  • Horticulture students - Toby, James & George talking about their Sparsholt experience
  • Shawn Anderson: Horticulture Student
  • Yasmin Bonner - Teagasc Horticulture Student
  • A week in the life of a horticulture student
  • Quincy Lewis - Horticulture Student
  • Week in the life of a Horticulture with Plantsmanship student at SRUC Edinburgh

About Bridgend College

  • Learner Experience at Bridgend College | Profiad y Dysgwr yng Ngholeg Penybont
  • What makes us excellent? | Beth sy'n ein gwneud ni'n rhagorol?

Where is this programme taught

Pencoed Campus
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