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Science of Gardening 2

Undergraduate | TAS-KPZ003 | 2024

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Enrol by
22 Sept 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
8 Apr 2024,
30 Sept 2024

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Science of Gardening 2

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Identify the major environmental constraints on plant growth for your garden.
    2. Assess the suitability of a range of plant species or varieties for a particular environment
    3. Explain how different plant species can interact in a competitive or complementary manner.
    4. Describe measures to attract desired organisms and to minimize unwanted organisms into an ecosystem
    5. Articulate a rationale for your garden design in terms of your identified priorities and limitations.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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