|Year of offer||2018|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
In this subject you will study research, applications and practice of therapeutic landscapes across social, community, horticultural and education settings. The content includes methods and approaches used in therapeutic horticulture, horticultural therapy programs, planning, design and construction of therapeutic landscapes, models and examples of successful practice in school, childrens and community gardens. Field visits and practical activities form part of the content.
Intended learning outcomes
On conclusion of this subject you should be able to define uses and applications of social and therapeutic horticulture; discuss theoretical models of human health and well-being; describe contextual issues in social and therapeutic horticulture; identify treatment models and practice used in horticultural therapy; outline the design and construction process for successful therapeutic landscapes; and discuss examples of social, therapeutic and community-based horticulture programs.
Eligibility and requirements
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
This course requires all students to actively and safely participate in field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Student Equity and Disability Support.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
A literature review of 3000 words 50% (due 10 weeks after the teaching workshop); one field trip report of 1500 words (during teaching workshop) 30 %; and contributions to on-line discussion, equivalent to 1000 words (due over a 6-week period directly after the teaching workshop) 20%.
Dates & times
Principal coordinator John Rayner Mode of delivery On Campus — Burnley Contact hours Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 25 June 2018 to 29 June 2018 Last self-enrol date 26 June 2018 Census date 13 July 2018 Last date to withdraw without fail 10 August 2018 Assessment period ends 8 September 2018
June contact information
Time commitment details
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture Course Master of Urban Horticulture Major Environment and Public Health Major Tailored Specialisation Major Tailored Specialisation Major Public Health Major Tailored Specialisation Major Tailored Specialisation Major Tailored Specialisation Major Tailored Specialisation Major Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions Major Environment and Public Health Informal specialisation Landscape Management Major Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.