Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, 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 Arboriculture (GC-ARBCULT). 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
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Program Coordinator - Julie Mattingley
Phone - (03) 9810 3248
Environmental stresses such as drought, extreme heat and severe wind events are increasing in their severity in urban environments. This subject aims to help students understand how and why urban trees are vulnerable to such stresses. Urban tree biology and function is constantly compromised through human intervention. This subject aims to help student to understand the structure and function that underpins tree biology and its importance for urban tree managers. Tree stress adaption mechanisms will be investigated from a cellular to a whole tree level. The subject will be delivered through attendance at a six day intensive workshop.
By the end of the subject students should be able to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Though participation in all class activities and completion of assessment students should acquire skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/arboriculture/|
Graduate Certificate in Arboriculture |
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