Landscape Trees and Shrubs

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Landscape Trees and Shrubs

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Requirements: Fundamentals of Horticulture or a similar course

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    An 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.

Course Disclaimer

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.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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