Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture

This page has information and resources for students enrolled the Associate Degree for Urban Horticulture. Please note that the Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture is no longer offering any further intakes to the course. Due to this discontinuation, a teach-out plan will be developed. Please check back here for updates.

Enrolment

The Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture is a fixed course – there are 16 core subjects that students need to complete the degree. The Handbook entry, which lists all of the subject information, can be found here

The Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture is no longer offering any further intakes to the course. Due to this discontinuation, a teach-out plan will be developed. Please check back here for updates.

If you need any assistance with your course planning, please book a Student Advice Appointment with Stop 1. For assistance with any administrative questions, please see the Current Students Website.

Internship Subjects

As part of the Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture, you will be required to complete an internship. You will be assisted to find a placement in a professional Urban Horticulture (or related field) working environment. You will work for approximately 120 hours under the guidance of a senior staff industry member. The placement will enable you to apply the skills developed in your other coursework units in a professional development and give you an opportunity to gain direct exposure to professional practice in your chosen field.

For more information and resources to help you find a placement, please see here.

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