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  • Landscape Design 1HORT20014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine historic garden design principles, their influence on contemporary garden design processes and relevance to the Australian context. Historic and contemporary approaches to landscape design will be investigated through garden site visits. The processes and principles rel...

  • Tree Growth and FunctionHORT90041

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Environmental stresses such as drought, extreme heat and severe wind events are increasing in their severity in urban environments. This subject aims to help students understand how and why urban trees are vulnerable to such stresses. Urban tree biology and function is constantly compromised thro...

  • Greening LandscapesHORT20027

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Through lectures, tutorials, excursions and a hands-on nursery and practical program, this subject will address critical stages in the successful establishment of vegetation, including: seed quality (genetic variability, integrity and development); plant growth and propagation techniques (seed ge...

  • Landscape TechnologyHORT20028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Landscape Technology is a subject which will develop the skills and knowledge required to understand the processes and techniques related to the installation and management of landscapes. Students will learn the role of documentation; to interpret drawings and understand basic construction techni...

  • Green Infrastructure for Liveable CitiesHORT90039

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Green infrastructure is the network of natural and designed vegetation elements within our cities and towns, in both public and private domains. Green infrastructure includes traditional green elements such as urban parks, gardens and trees, as well as newer green roofs, green walls and rain gard...

  • Urban Horticulture Issues & PerspectivesHORT90048

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    21st century urban greenspace management requires an integrated multi-disciplinary approach. This subject, undertaken in the final semester of the Masters of Urban Horticulture, provides a basis for students to integrate and apply the knowledge they have gained throughout the course to solve a re...

  • Plant Biology 2HORT10016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to extend students’ knowledge of plant biology in both practical and theoretical areas. Students will use core knowledge obtained in Plant Biology I as a base to further their understanding of plant function. Additional areas of study in plant growth and development include resp...

  • Food Production for Urban LandscapesHORT90038

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject you will learn about the history of urban agriculture in countries around the world and explore the various roles of urban agriculture in modern-day cities. Given the nature of the subject, a wide diversity of topics will be covered including but not limited to: plant growth requi...

  • Plant Production and EstablishmentHORT90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of the horticultural industry from plant production to installation and establishment of plants in the landscape. It introduces plant propagation techniques and plant growing systems; site analysis, with specific reference to the properties of urban soils and rel...

  • Designing with PlantsHORT20026

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores designed vegetation in urban landscapes. The content includes an introduction to plant types and morphology, planting design, information sources for plants, landscape design themes and plant use, recognition and identification of representative plants; plant selection metho...

  • Tree Identification and SelectionHORT90043

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the tree selection and tree identification principles. Students should be able to recognise trees commonly used in landscape horticulture and correctly write their botanical, common and family names and describe tree form and ...

  • Managing Urban TreesHORT90042

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with the tools to critically evaluate methods used to manage trees in the urban forest. The content will include critically evaluating tree assessment, evaluation and tree protection methods. It will include the study of planning and management issues and the...

  • Urban Horticulture InternshipHORT20029

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will be assisted to find a placement in a professional Urban Horticulture (or related field) working environment. They will work for approximately 120 hours under the guidance of a senior staff industry member, with additional support from the subject co-ordinato...

  • Landscape Construction and GraphicsHORT90035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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 pres...

  • Landscape DesignHORT90034

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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 ...

  • Horticultural Plant ScienceHORT90008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject considers the evolution of plants, their structure and function, how they reproduce, cell physiology, energy transformations, metabolism, photosynthesis, water and nutrient uptake and transport, plant nutrition and whole plant physiology. Upon completion of this subject, students sh...

  • Designing Green Roofs and WallsHORT90046

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject explores the design, specification and management of green roofs and walls. The content will include guidelines and policies supporting green roofs and walls, relevant typologies and categories of use, requirements for successful design, construction and maintenance, development of s...

  • Food Safety and QualityFOOD90008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Quality management and international and national quality management standardsWhat are customers’ expectations of food?Probability and samplingStatistical Process ControlMicrobial Factors in Food QualityRisk Analysis and ManagementQuantitative risk assessmentRegulatory requirements The Food Safet...

  • Meat and Meat ProductsFOOD90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will cover the following topics; meat production in Australia, microscopic and macroscopic structure of meat muscle, components of meat, interrelationships and surface chemistry, meat processing (role of non-meat functional ingredients, inhibition of microbial growth, fermentation of...

  • The Politics of FoodFOOD90041

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly FOOD90026 This subject examines the politics of the global food system, and will focus on the policies, structures, power relations and political debates surrounding the production, distribution and consumption of food. The impacts of food production and consumption on food security, he...