Our online courses
Take a look at our online/blended short courses, certificate and diploma programmes as well as some free options
available from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE)
Study for your Royal Horticultural Society Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture with RBGE.
This 3 year part-time Diploma will take your Botanical Illustration skills to a professional level
This fully online short course looks at the basic ‘toolkit’ that plants use to survive and how they have adapted in countless incredible ways. This beginners' course is an ideal grounding for many of our certificated courses.
This unique 2 year online course will take you deep into the varied and fascinating world of the History of Gardens
This certificate covers garden planning, construction and planting and builds on the current RHS Level 2 certificate
The RBGE Certificate in Botanical Illustration is a great way to learn the fundamental techniques of paint and pencil.Starts October and March (5 month course)
Learning about how plants defend themsleves is a great introduction to the amazing world of plants (free taster course)
This is a free short course on the importance of our pollinators and how you can help
This is a 2 year blended course