Managing Urban Green Space

Subject 207-408 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

on campus

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Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Subject Overview:

This subject will provide students with an understanding of how to manage urban green space. Students will study policy, planning and process issues, community consultation, structures, systems and contractual relationships, landscape documentation, project planning and implementation, life-cycle analysis of landscape elements, urban vegetation planning, implementation and maintenance, sustainability concepts and examples.

At the conclusion of the subject students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the key management issues in urban green space; discuss life-cycle issues of such green spaces; analyse and interpret policy and planning matters; describe planning, implementation and maintenance approaches for urban vegetation; interpret documentation used in urban landscape management; define consultative models, management structures and systems used in urban green space and discuss the role of project management in green space.

Assessment: A 120 minute final examination 50% (end of semester) and two written reports equivalent to 4000 words in total each worth 25% (due during semester).
Prescribed Texts: A reading pack will be prepared for use in the subject.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Urban Horticulture

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