Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures and 24 hours practical work |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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 of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Chris Williams
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Sustainable Horticultural Management deals with the relationship between horticulture and the environment. The subject examines ways to minimise the environmental impacts of horticulture in both public and private landscapes. At the same time, the positive contribution of horticulture to natural resource management, nature conservation and urban agriculture is explored. Topics covered in this subject include: consumer horticulture and gardening inputs; amenity landscapes and climate change; ecological restoration and horticulture; and community and therapeutic horticulture.
The objectives of this subject are to extend the participant's ability to:
One two-hour examination worth 40% of final marks and two assignments equivalent to 2,500 words, worth 30% of final marks each
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
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