Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Burnley - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures, 24 hours tutorials, laboratory classes and field work. Total: 48 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Total time commitment: 170 hours
For students enrolled in the Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture (or the Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture), a pass in HORT10009 Horticultural Plants is required. For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environments or other degree courses, there are no prerequisites and these students should request a waiver from the student centre.
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CoordinatorDr Sue Murphy
Faculty of Science
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
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This subject explores designed vegetation in urban landscapes. The content includes an introduction to plant types and morphology, planting design, information sources for plants, landscape design themes and plant use, recognition and identification of representative plants; plant selection methodologies and case studies of designed landscape and plant use.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
The University of Melbourne (2012) Burnley Plant Guide, University of Melbourne - available on all University networked computers.
Melbourne School of Land and Environment (2012) The Burnley Plant Morphology Resource Manual, The University of Melbourne
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
*source, interpret and apply information from written and electronic sources to better understand planting design and plant selection;
*use scientific and technical literature to answer specific questions and aid problem-solving in plant selection;
*investigate and analyse issues pertaining to plant use, design and selection;
*use their developed written and verbal communication skills; and
* manage workloads and use their time efficiently.
Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture |
Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture
Environments Discipline subjects |
Landscape Architecture major
Landscape Management major
Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors
Urban Design and Planning major
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Living with Plants |
Greening Urban Landscapes
Natural systems and our designed world
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