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