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HORT5403 – Landscapes in Context

Module code
Module title
Landscapes in Context
The aim of this course is to enable aakonga to recognize the influence of the history of garden making on contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand Garden design.
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
- Key historical Eastern and Western garden traditions
- Cultural and environmental factors within historical garden design traditions
- Design principles within each tradition
- Garden design traditions including indigenous gardening practices in Aotearoa NZ
- International influences on Aotearoa NZ gardens
- Genius loci and design – the importance of local physical and cultural environments
- Maaori concepts and design principles including kaitiakitanga and rangatiratanga and their application in garden design practice.
- Contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand Garden design
Learning Outcomes
LO1: Describe key historical garden typologies.
LO2: Discuss the influences on garden design in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Learning and Teaching Resource
All required and recommended resources are advised to aakonga via course outlines.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Learning and teaching activities will employ a range of elements drawn from approved methods to align with the context of the learning (delivery mode, regional specific requirement, etc.) and any particular needs of the group of aakonga.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this course is achievement-based. Aakonga must submit all specified assessment items, achieve all learning outcomes, and obtain at least 50% overall in order to pass this course.

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