Intended learning outcomes
After completing this course students should be able to:
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge in the science, cultivation and management of plants in urban landscapes.
- Integrate and apply the scientific knowledge of plants, soils, water and growth to urban horticulture.
- Analyse urban horticulture problems and provide solutions based on biophysical and technical considerations.
- Contribute to scholarly and critical attitudes in the discipline of urban horticulture.
- The ability to interpret, synthesise and communicate effectively both verbally and in written format.
- Ability to integrate information across a relevant discipline to solve problems in applied situations.
- Improved problem-solving through critical thinking and analysis, planning, management and communication.
- A greater capacity for creativity and innovation by integrating multi-disciplinary scientific, technical knowledge and skills.
- A profound respect for truth, intellectual and professional integrity, and the ethics of scholarship.
- An ability to derive, interpret and analyse social, technical or economic information from primary and other sources.
- Have advanced scientific and technical skills and be able to successfully communicate this across a range of disciplines.
- Be able to critically examine, synthesize and evaluate knowledge across related activities
- Analyse problems and generate and transmit solutions to these.
- Have high self-awareness and high-level communication skills and demonstrate this through their application and practice.
- Develop, plan, communicate and implement positive change within their institutions and local communities
- Develop transferable and adaptive skills in mediating difficult work-place and community situations that require clear communication, negotiation and compromise
- Demonstrate autonomy, adaptability and judgement as a practitioner in the application of skills and knowledge.
Last updated: 10 November 2023