Graphics for Garden Design

Subject HORT20017 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 48 contact hours, combination of lectures and practical sessions
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:

Or Subject Coordinator approval

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 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:


Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

This subject equips students with the drawing skills necessary for the development of a small-scale design and with the graphic skills necessary to illustrate and document the design to produce a portfolio. Sketch design skills will be developed through a series of class graphics exercises. The skills of hand drawing, the use of software such as sketchup pro and the Adobe Design Suite will be introduced. These individual skills will be incorporated into a full graphic presentation of a small-scale design.


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Practical graphic exercises - the equivalent of five A3 drawings completed during the semester (50%), one major assignment (a design portfolio) due at the end of the semester (50%). Hurdle requirement - to pass the subject students must receive a pass grade in the major assignment.

Prescribed Texts:

Information Not Available

Recommended Texts:

  • Landscape Graphics (G Reid), Watson Guptill Publications, 2002
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture

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