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.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 42 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops. |
Total Time Commitment:
In addition to face-to-face teaching time of 42 hours, students should expect to undertake a minimum of 170 hours research, reading, writing and general study to complete this subject successfully.
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Graduate Certificate in Garden Design (GC-GARDES). This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, 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 the Disability Liaison Unit:
CoordinatorDr Gregory Moore
Program Coordinator - Julie Mattingley
Phone - (03) 9810 3248
This subject provides an overview of the horticultural principles required for successful plant growth in designed landscapes. This includes categories of landscape and vegetation types/treatments, plant growth processes, including plant function and structure, plant production techniques, plant quality, site evaluation, soil composition and properties, soil texture and structure, soil water relationships, plant nutrition and soil management, environmental and ecological considerations, planting, establishment and transplanting techniques, water management issues and an introduction to the horticultural industry.
On completion of this subject, student should be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
• Sourcing, interpreting and applying information from written and electronic sources to individual tasks;
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/gardendesign/|
Graduate Certificate in Garden Design |
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