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 Faculty of Design and Environment
Self-financed Programmes

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management

Programme code DS125105

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2019. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2020/21 will be announced in late November 2019.
Duration of Study
Entry to Year 3 : 2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
THEi

(Core modules would be conducted at THEi (Chai Wan) and some General Education (GE) modules at other campuses.)

Entrance Requirements
Entrance Requirements for Year 3 :
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.
Remarks :
  1. Additional core modules may be required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Faculty of Design and Environment (Telephone No: 3890 8323).
Programme Aims
This programme aims to equip students with the theoretical, technical and professional skills and knowledge in horticulture and arboriculture management, landscape construction and maintenance, related sciences of plants, landscapes and the environment, and sustainable landscape management.  It will prepare students to perform the roles and tasks related to horticultural and arboricultural supervision, tree assessment, landscape management, and professional support for both the development and conservation of landscapes and the environment.
Career Prospects
Upon completion of the programme, graduates can be employed in both public and private sectors as follows: landscape and horticulture project manager, horticultural or tree specialist, horticultural inspector, arborist, tree risk assessor, landscape supervisor, tree works supervisor, industry business and technical representative, horticultural or landscape consultant and educator.
Professional Recognition
Graduates are eligible to apply for memberships of :
  1. Membership of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture (UK)
  2. Accredited Arboricultural Practitioners, the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects
  3. Technician Membership of the Arboricultural Association (UK)
  4. Certified Arborist of the International Society of Arboriculture (USA)
Notes
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.