Extended Foundation Degree Horticulture 2017 Entry UCAS Code: D418*
These programmes include an introductory year with study modules plus a work experience element to help you develop strong vocational and general academic study skills alongside specialist knowledge. This introductory year (described below) is followed by Year 1 and Year 2 of the associated Foundation Degree.
In Year 1, all Extended Foundation Degree programmes include the following modules:
• Independent Project
• Work-Based Learning
• Preparatory Academic Skills
• Introduction to Biological Science
• Introduction to Laboratory Skills
In addition to the above, the Horticulture Extended Foundation Degree will carry additional specialist Year 1 modules:
• Establish and Manage Planting
• Plant Identification
*subject to validation or revalidation
Potentially no formal qualifications are required, however, applicants ideally should have achieved a level 2 standard of education in the form of 5 GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade C or above to include English, Maths and Science.
Consideration is also given to applicants who have significant industry experience, but have no formal qualifications. Applications from mature candidatesare welcomed. Applicants without formal qualifications may be asked to undertake an initial assessment of literacy and numeracy as part of the interview process. Further information on student fees and finance can be found at www.slc.co.uk
Students may be able to 'top up' to a BSc/BSc (Hons) qualification in a related subject.