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Faculty of Design and Environment

Professional Diploma in Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management

Professional Diploma Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape Management

Programme Details


Module No. Module Title Module Contents Contact Hours
1* Basic Horticulture and Arboriculture

Introduction to Horticulture, Arboriculture and Landscape

Plant Biology

Plants and the Environment

2* Identification of Trees and Shrubs

Plant Taxonomy

Plant Identification

Plant Selection
3* Care of Trees and Shrubs

Plant Production
Soil and Water Management
Plant Establishment and Maintenance

4* Tree Risk Assessment

Tree Risk Management

Tree Risk Assessment

Correction and Prevention of Hazardous Tree Defects

5 Tree Pests and Diseases

Fundamental entomology and pathology

Pest control methods

6 Arboricultural Practices and Communication Skill

Operation Management

Safety at work

Communication Skill

7 Landscape Management

Landscape Design

Landscape Contract Management



*Core modules of Professional Certificate in Horticulture and Arboriculture