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Faculty of Design and Environment

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management

Programme Structure

This is a credit-based programme, which students will normally complete over 4 years (in 8 semesters). Students are required to take 132 credit points with modules shown below and an Industrial Attachment module for work-integrated learning. To encourage lifelong learning in general, and to provide students with greater flexibility, the programme will be offered through a credit-based module accumulation system with a multi-entry and multi-exit structure
 

 Year 1  Year 2
  • Biodiversity
  • Basic Statistical Methods
  • Introduction to Landscape Design
  • Nature Conservation
  • Basic Environmental & Analytical Chemistry
  • Landscape Materials, Structures & Technology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescues
  • English for Academic Studies 1
  • Chinese 1
  • Creativity & Innovation in Society
  • Chainsaw Operation & Pruning Skill
  • Soil and Environment
  • Principles of Botany
  • Plant Taxonomy
  • Landscape Construction & Renovation
  • Arboricultural Practice
  • Urban Tree Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Technology Society & Work
  • GE Elective Module 1 
  • Programme Elective Module1

Remark: Students are required to take the Work-integrated Learning module upon completion of the Year-2 curriculum.

 

 Year 3  Year 4
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Landscape Project Management in Practice 1
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Research & Project Proposal
  • Turfgrass Management
  • GE Core Module : Chinese 2
  • GE Core Module : English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module : English for Professional Purposes
  • GE Elective Module 2
  • Programme Elective 2
  • Advanced Arboricultural Practice
  • Landscape Contract Management
  • Landscape Project Management in Practice 2
  • Plant Entomology
  • Plant Propagation
  • Professional Practice in Horticulture & Landscape
  • Research Thesis; or,
    Professional Project + Programme Elective 3
  • GE Elective Module 3
  • GE Elective Module 4

 

 

 

 

Remark : The Work-integrated Learning module must be completed before graduation.

 

Notes

  1. Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.
  2. This programme is renamed from Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management 

     (DS125105).