BA (Hons) Professional Floristry and Floral Design - Writtle University College

BA (Hons) Professional Floristry and Floral Design

UCAS Code: DW19

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  • Writtle University College is known for its innovation and development of specialist subject areas. Following market research and consultation with employers the University College has created the UKs first full floristry degree, which will be delivered from September 2017.

    The BA (Hons) Professional Floristry and Floral Design degree is a full-time, three year course that will equip students with the relevant skills to set them apart in the fascinating and varied billion-pound flower industry.

    The programme is a unique blend of floral design, business, marketing and post-harvest. It will encompass key aspects of working within industry, excellent practical workmanship and technique within a range of floral designs and yet develop independent creative thinkers who can communicate at all levels.

    You will be taught by a range of highly skilled academics with extensive knowledge gained through industry experience.

  • Course Modules

  • Information about each module can be viewed by clicking on the module title within the table below.

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  • Entry Requirements

  • The following information provides students with the entry requirements for this particular course.

    UCAS Tariff Points
    GCE A Levels
    96 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above
    Irish Certificate
    96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x B1 higher
    Scottish Highers
    96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x B
    International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
    Total (IB) Diploma point score of 24 or more
    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
    BTEC Level 3 Diploma
    C & G Level 3 Extended Diploma
    Merit (96)
    C & G Level 3 Diploma
    Distinction (72 + in combination with other qualifications to meet 96)

    Please note:
    An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.

    Access course
    Writtle University College welcomes applicants studying Access to HE Diploma courses. For more information please contact Admissions.

    Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL/APEL)
    Information about our Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL/APEL) policy can be found on our Policies and Procedures page.

    All applicants must possess a minimum of four GCSEs grade AC including, English Language, Mathematics and Science*.
    *Science is not applicable for BA (Hons) Contemporary Art and Design course.

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  • Who is the Course for

  • The degree is designed for students who are interested in a career working with fresh materials, dealing with people and selling emotions, but which also allows you to be creative and entrepreneurial.
  • After Completion of Your Course...

  • Past students have opened their own retail businesses, worked freelance in high end florists in the UK and overseas and gone on to teach or study at masters level.

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