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Learning Opportunity: Landscape Design

Landscape Design

Course Information

Objective(s) of a study programme:
Prepare landscape design specialists of higher education able to independently analyse factors influencing landscape, ecologically and aesthetically arrange dwelling environment, elaborate and implement landscape design plans of different cultural landscape objects.
Learning outcomes:
Professional bachelors will know ornamental, horticultural and medicinal plants, will be able to select the most suitable growing technologies, foresee and apply sanitary plant protection measures, carry out design investigations, assess the influence of economic activities on environmental quality, having assimilated artistic arrangement measures, plan and construct design plans  of different types of landscape gardens, maintain and reconstruct them, provide design and maintenance services to private owners.
Activities of teaching and learning:
Main activities of a landscape design specialist:
-          growing of ornamental plants;
-          landscape design and management;
-          construction and maintenance of landscape gardens;
-          interior use of flowers and ornamental plants.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements:
Professional bachelor‘s qualification is awarded to graduates who have completed the study programme and have written a final thesis in the selected specialization.

Park husbandry:
-          recreational silviculture;
-          park management;
-          bioecology of animals;
-          essentials of agrotourism;
Growing of ornamental plants
-          nurseries of ornamental plants;
-          horticulture;
-          selection and seed breeding of plants.
Landscape garden design:
-          composition and modelling;
-          design of landscape gardens;
-          hardscapes;
-          landscape simulation.
Maintenance of urban green areas:
-       green areas managemant legislation;
-          system of urban green areas;
-          establishment and maintenance of urban green areas;
-          inventory of green areas.
Students‘ choice:
Students usually choose  specializations of growing ornamental plants and landscape garden design.  
Distinctive features of a study programme:
Landscape gardens comprise a very important structural part devoted for the rest and recreation of the population, seeking to improve ecological conditions and to increase aesthetic attractiveness. The elaborated study programs provide perfect possibilities for college students to be employed according to the chosen speciality or specialization.

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Access requirements: 

Minimum education - Secondary



Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Kaunas College of Forestry and Environmental Engineering
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Provider Contact Info: 

Provider phone number: +370-37-383082 Provider email: info@kmaik.lm.lt Provider URL: http://www.kmaik.lt

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Professional Bachelor in Landscape Design
Awarding body:

Kaunas College of Forestry and Environmental Engineering

Awarding body contact info:

Provider phone number: +370-37-383082 Provider email: info@kmaik.lm.lt Provider URL: http://www.kmaik.lt

Course Locations

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Course address:

Liepų g. 1, Girionių k., Samylų sen., Kauno r. sav.