In February 2014, we attained the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our leadership of skills development across the region’s rural economy. In 2015 Duchy College (part of The Cornwall College Group) merged with Bicton College to become the region’s largest land-based education and training provider.
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you wish to study a programme which will develop your landscape and design skills to prepare you for a career in amenity horticulture, landscape construction and garden design.
five GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English, maths and science.
principles of plant and soil science, plant identification, selection and use, exterior plant displays, maintain turf, estate and landscape construction skills.
to work in Bicton College estate's historic gardens and parkland, and also gain work experience at a work placement.
the historic Bicton estate, learning the principles of garden design, practical construction projects and being able to identify and name plants.
employment or university study at Bicton College on our FdSc Horticulture. Alternatively you may wish to study one of our degrees in partnership with, and delivered at the Eden Project: HND/HNC Garden & Landscape Design, FdSc Horticulture, BSc (Hons) Horticulture (Garden & Landscape Design), or BSc (Hons) Horticulture (Plant Science).
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.