This course is available for entry:
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)*
*Students commencing in Semester 2 are able to enrol in only one subject in their first semester.
50 credit points taken over 1 year part-time.
This course is not available as full-time.
All subjects are delivered on-campus at Burnley.
Your course will comprise of:
- Discipline component (core) subjects (50 points)
Sample Course Plan
|1 year part-time|
This subject will provide an overview of landscape design and the broader landscape industry; discuss landscape design principles and their application to practice; explore garden history and prominent garden designers; describe the residential landscape design process and planting and materials design. Guest speakers from industry will contribute to the subject.
Detailed Information HORT90034
|Landscape Construction and GraphicsCore||12.5|
Landscape Construction and Graphics
This subject will cover the application of design principles and design critique, landscape materials and graphic techniques required to produce professional landscape plans, graphic communication of design intent and basic landscape elements (paving, pergolas, edging, walls, fences), verbal presentation and graphic rendering, basic surveying and levels for site development, and planting design and documentation.
Detailed Information HORT90035
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. At the conclusion of this subject students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of plant production systems and their application, demonstrat...
Detailed Information HORT90004
This subject explores the identification, selection and use of plants in designed landscapes and urban horticulture. The content includes an introduction to botanical nomenclature and plant morphology, planting plans, planting design, plant selection, sources of information, design use of major plant groups, and recognition and identification of representative plants. Case studies of plant use and management in urban landscapes will also be discussed.
Detailed Information HORT90033