Bachelor of Environments (Landscape Management)

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Bachelor of Environments (Landscape Management)

  • Study mode
    Landscape Management is taught on campus
  • Program rating
    Studying landscape management you will acquire the knowledge to plan and manage outdoor environments taking into account flora, fauna, water, soils and people and how they all interact. The School of Land and Environment at the University of Melbourne is one of the most diverse and complete in Australia.
  • Aimed at
    Those interested in natural and urban environments, sustainable food and forest production, environmental management, natural resources, horticulture and public policy.
  • Employability
    Landscape Management students will undertake solution based learning techniques, providing the opportunity for employment in horticulture or natural resource management fields.
  • Expected salary
    An average annual Australia salary in Landscape Architecture is $74,712 to give an indication in a similar field
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  • Objectives
    The Landscape Management major explores rural and urban ecosystems and the human activities that shape these systems. Parks and public open space, protected areas, residential environments and agricultural landscapes provide important ecological, amenity and social values, affording – for example – biodiversity, recreation opportunities and economic products such as food production or housing. Managing and protecting these values requires professionals with a broad understanding of how these landscapes function, and their use and importance to society. The Landscape Management major explores the physical and social components of these systems such as plants, fauna, soils, water, social and economic sub-systems and the complex interrelations between these components. Throughout the major, understanding of ecosystems is explored in the context of management issues and strategies, allowing students to develop skills for professional practice in landscape management.
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Environments (Landscape Management)
  • Course description
    All Bachelor of Environments students must complete the following first year subjects:

    880-101  Natural Environments

    An understanding of natural systems is crucial for sustainable management and design. This core subject of the Bachelor of Environments degree introduces students to the main systems that shape the natural world. The subject examines the evolution of...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    880-102  Reshaping Environments
    This subject explores how environments shape us and we humans reshape the environment. It examines human attitudes to, impacts on and interactions with the environments in which we live by considering ‘natural', transformed and built...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    PLUS four subjects from the following list:

    880-103  Constructing Environments

    What are the structural principles and material properties that underpin the form and fabric of the natural and built environments? Through analysis, observation, experimentation, testing and review, students will explore examples and applications fr...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    880-104  Designing Environments
    This subject provides an introduction to how people identify needs and wants and devise ways of satisfying them through built or engineered manipulation of the environment. Students will consider the antecedents, processes, actors and consequences of...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    880-105  Governing Environments
    Natural and built environments and their resources have been the source of conflicting claims over rights of access, ownership and use. These contests have in turn led to the creation of a wide range of approaches to regulate such claims. In this sub...     Semester 1     12.50

    880-106  Mapping Environments
    In this subject students will learn how information is used to support decision making in urban and rural environments. This includes methods of data collection, mapping, information communication through visualisation, and decision-support systems. ...     Semester 2     12.50

    880-107  Urban Environments
    To understand why cities have become the most common living environment today, this subject will be built around three questions: what is ‘the urban' and why have cities formed and expanded?; how do we analyse the environments of con...     Semester 2     12.50

    880-108  Virtual Environments
    To plan or design requires the imagining of worlds yet to exist. Drawings and models undertaken with analogue or digital media operate as virtual environments that articulate proposals for environmental change in the physical world. An understanding ...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    Landscape Management Requirements:

    200 level

        * 654-219 Ecology
        * 207-250 Greening Landscapes
        * 207-299 Human Behaviour and Environment
        * 220-290 Leaves to Landscape
        * 202-203 Soil and Water Resources

    300 level

        * *HORT3XXXX Integrated Landscape Management

    37.5 pts (3 subjects) chosen from:

    200 level

        * 207-298 Designing with Plants
        * 121-017 Society and Environments

    300 level

        * *HORT3XXXX Managing Fauna
        * *HORT3XXXX Fire in the Australian Environment
        * *EVSC3XXXX Vegetation and Conservation
        * *HORT3XXXX Plant Pathology

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