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Faculty of Design and Environment

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Horticulture 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 Environmental and Analytical Chemistry
  • Resource and Environment
  • Landscape Architectural History and Theory
  • Introduction to Landscape Design
  • Landscape Structure and Material
  • Basic Statistical Methods
  • Nature Conservation
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 1
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module: The Human Spirit 
  • Plant Ecology
  • Soil and Environment
  • Principles of Botany
  • Plant Taxonomy
  • Landscape Construction
  • Arboricultural Practice
  • Landscape Contracting
  • GE Core Module: Social Dynamics of Organisations
  • GE Core Module: Habits of Scientific Thinking
  • GE Elective Module 1 
  • Programme Elective 1

Remark: Students are required to take the Work-integrated Learning module upon completion of the Year-1 curriculum.


 Year 3  Year 4
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Propagation
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Field Methods in Horticulture and Landscape Management
  • Turfgrass Management
  • Urban Tree Risk 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
  • Urban Forestry
  • Plant Entomology 
  • Professional Practice in Horticulture and Landscape
  • Sustainable Landscape and Horticulture Management
  • Graduation Project 1: Research Proposal
  • Graduation Project 2: Research Project and Thesis
  • GE Elective Module 3
  • GE Elective Module 4
  • Programme Elective 3