Landscape Trees and Shrubs
University College Dublin
Area of Study
Taught In English
Requirements: Fundamentals of Horticulture or a similar course
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
OverviewAn introduction to the general range of trees and shrubs, perennials and bulbous plants used in public and private residential landscape schemes in urban and rural areas. Learn how to identify these plants, how and where they can be used in planting design and how they are cultivated and maintained. This module follows from an examination of the functional and ornamental uses of vegetation in the landscape taken in Stage 2 as part of Fundamentals of Horticulture and is linked in particular with the module Elements of Landscape Design. It is also provides Landscape Architecture students with plant knowledge necessary for their planting design projects in particular and landscape design work in general.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
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