Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Burnley - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours comprising lectures (20 hours), nursery and landscape practical exercises and field trips (28 hours). |
Total Time Commitment:
Nil (Subject is taken by students who have graduated from a non-cognate program).
|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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, 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 Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Sue Murphy
This subject examines the landscape horticulture industry from plant production to plant use in the landscape. It introduces the different categories of vegetation used in urban landscapes, and the plant propagation and production systems used in their multiplication. Pre-planting site evaluation (with specific reference to the properties of urban soils and their impact on vegetation performance), plant handling and transplanting, plant establishment, and the basic plant maintenance processes required for landscape management are outlined.
Upon completion of this subject students will:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Reading material to support the subject will be made available through the Learning Management System.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
As a result of attendance at scheduled classes, participation in planned activities, and timely completion of assignments, students completing this subject should acquire skills in the following areas:
Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture |
Master of Urban Horticulture
Master of Science (Ecosystem Science) - Discipline Elective subjects |
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
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