Advanced Diploma in Horticulture

Course Code: AG4-03-20

Course Duration: 2 Years Full-time

Course Description (English)

This programme of studies provides learners with an understanding of the horticultural industry including crop management of a wide range of crops, an introduction to garden design, floristry, pest and nutrient management, and studies in rural development and agricultural policies. The programme of studies offers a wide perspective on the latest technologies used in the agricultural sector as well as its interconnectivity with entrepreneurship and business and the hospitality sector in relation to garden design and agri- and ecotourism. Learners will be encouraged to relate theory to practice at all stages of learning through assignments, projects and practical work. Scheduled practical crop husbandry duties form an integral part of the curriculum.

Course Description (Malti)

Dan il-programm ta’ studji jipprovdi lill-istudenti fehim dwar l-industrija tal-ortikultura, inkluż ilġestjoni ta’ firxa wiesgħa ta’ għelejjel, id-disinn tal-ġonna (introduzzjoni), il-produzzjoni u l-bejgħ tal-fjuri, il-ġestjoni talpesti u tan-nutrizzjoni, u studji dwar il-politika dwar l-iżvilupp rurali u l-agrikoltura. Il-programm ta’ studji joffri perspettiva wiesgħa dwar it-teknoloġiji l-aktar riċenti użati fis-settur agrikolu, kif ukoll ir-rabta tiegħu malintraprenditorija u s-setturi kummerċjali tal-ospitalità fir-rigward tad-disinn tal-ġonna, l-agrituriżmu u l-ekoturiżmu. L-istudenti jiġu mħeġġa jorbtu t-teorija malprattika fl-istadji kollha tal-kors permezz ta’ assignments, proġetti, u ħidma prattika. Id-dmirijiet skedati fil-kura prattika tal-għelejjel jifformaw parti integrali mill-kurrikulu.

Mode

Work Placement

Entry Requirements

MCAST Diploma in Fish Husbandry or MCAST Diploma in Animal Care or MCAST Diploma in Horticulture or MCAST Diploma in Applied Science or 4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes

Other Entry Requirements

Career Opportunities

Horticulture inspector, Garden design assistant, Vegetable/fruit grower, Rural development operator