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Master of Urban Horticulture (MC-URBHORT) // Subject options

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Core Subjects

200 Point Program

Students must complete all of the following six subjects (75 points)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
HORT90008 Horticultural Plant Science
Semester 1
12.5
ERTH90028 Urban Soils, Substrates and Water
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90337 Managing Urban Landscapes
July
12.5
HORT90048 Urban Horticulture Issues & Perspectives
July
12.5
HORT90033 Plants in the Landscape
Semester 1
12.5
HORT90004 Plant Production and Establishment
Semester 2
12.5

150 Point Program

Students must complete all of the following two subjects (25 points)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90337 Managing Urban Landscapes
July
12.5
HORT90048 Urban Horticulture Issues & Perspectives
July
12.5

Discipline Electives

Students must complete at least six of the following subjects (75 points):

Code Name Study period Credit Points
AGRI90066 Soil Science and Management
Semester 1
12.5
BIOL90027 Advanced Plant Breeding and Improvement
Semester 1
12.5
FRST90034 Ecological Restoration
September
12.5
ERTH90028 Urban Soils, Substrates and Water
Semester 2
12.5
FRST90033 Farm Trees & Agroforestry
Semester 2
12.5
HORT90038 Food Production for Urban Landscapes
Semester 1
12.5
GEOG90022 International Internship in Environment
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
HORT90044 Urban Tree Health
November
12.5
HORT90042 Managing Urban Trees
July
12.5
HORT90043 Tree Identification and Selection
September
12.5
HORT90003 Plants and the Urban Environment Not available in 2018 12.5
HORT90047 Short Research Project
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
FRST90077 Long Research Project B
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
EVSC90025 Water Sensitive Urban Design
February
12.5
HORT90039 Green Infrastructure for Liveable Cities
February
12.5
HORT90046 Designing Green Roofs and Walls
September
12.5
HORT90011 Therapeutic Landscapes
June
12.5

Science Toolbox

Students must complete at least one of the following subjects (12.5 points):

Code Name Study period Credit Points
NRMT90003 Social Research Methods
Semester 1
12.5
AGRI90075 Research Methods For Life Sciences
Semester 1
12.5
HORT90034 Landscape Design
Semester 1
12.5
HORT90035 Landscape Construction and Graphics
Semester 2
12.5
MAST90007 Statistics for Research Workers
Winter Term
12.5
MAST90044 Thinking and Reasoning with Data
Semester 1
12.5
AGRI90075 Research Methods For Life Sciences
Semester 1
12.5

Business Tool/Scientific Communication Electives

Students must complete at least one of the following subjects (12.5 points):

Code Name Study period Credit Points
NRMT90017 Leadership
February
12.5
NRMT90019 Business Strategy
February
12.5
NRMT90018 Human Resource Management
Semester 1
Semester 1
12.5
NRMT90021 Project Management
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
MGMT90243
SCIE90012 Science Communication
Semester 2
12.5
BUSA90403 Business Tools: Money People & Processes
September
12.5
SCIE90017 Science and Technology Internship
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Students will select the remaining 25 points of their course from the Discipline Electives, Science Toolbox, Business Tool/Scientific Communication Electives or General Elective lists.

Example General Electives

Code Name Study period Credit Points
BOTA90005 Flora of Victoria
Summer Term
12.5
FRST90015 Forest Ecosystems
February
12.5
NRMT90014 Sustainable Landscapes
Semester 1
12.5
AGRI90057 Climate Change:Agric.Impacts&Adaptation
July
12.5
NRMT90007 Community Natural Resource Management
Semester 2
12.5
PPMN90053 The Politics of Food
Semester 1
12.5
FOOD90033 Sustainable Food: Policy and Practice
Semester 2
12.5
FOOD90034 Sustainable Food Production
Semester 2
12.5
NRMT90002 Management of Plant and Animal Invasions
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90265 History of Landscape Architecture
Semester 2
12.5

Students who wish to take an elective subject not listed are advised to contact the subject coordinator for approval.