Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Burnley - Taught on campus.
On campus - Burnley
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 hours of weekly classes and 5 hours of fortnightly classes - 54 hours total |
Total Time Commitment: 108 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements fo this entry.
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|Subject Overview:||This subject explores the selection and use of designed vegetation in urban landscapes. The content includes an overview of planting design and plant selection, developing criteria for plant selection, using and analyzing sources of information for plant selection, principles of "sustainability" in designing vegetation, establishment and management considerations in designed vegetation, the study of aesthetic, functional and ecological outcomes from vegetation, recognition of representative plants and case studies of plant use and management in urban landscapes.|
|Assessment:||A planting design journal and a case study analysis equivalent to 3500 words due mid-semester (60%) and a 2 hour end of semester examination (40%). The timeframe for assessment includes mid-semester for the journal and case study analysis and end of semester for the examination.|
|Prescribed Texts:||University of Melbourne, 2008, Burnley Plant Directory - CD Rom (Version 2)|
|Recommended Texts:||Spencer, R., Cross, R. and Lumley, P., 2007, Plant names: a guide to botanical nomenclature (Third Edition), Royal Botanic Gardens/CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture |
Master of Urban Horticulture
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