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BSc Honours in Horticulture and Sustainable Landscaping

Offered by the Department of Plant Sciences

Horticulture and Sustainable Landscaping theme will focus on horticulture and landscaping with a strong emphasis on maintaining the sustainability of human-modified landscapes. Students following this theme will be provided with opportunities to understand basic landscape designs and landscape management practices for urban and suburban areas. In addition, students will be trained to develop entrepreneurial skills and computer literacy in the discipline. The program will be taught by academic and professional experts and will include a component of industrial training. The current intake is limited to 20 students

Entry Requirements

GPA of 2.5 for BT core course units taken within the first two years are required to be eligible for this programme.

Course Modules

(L – No. of Lecture hours, P – No. of Practical hours)

Level 3

Course Code Title No. of Credits No. of Hours
BT 3006 Plant Tissue Culture Technology 3 30L 30P
FS 3003 Intellectual Property Rights 1 15L
BT 3009 Environment & Biodiversity Related Legislation I in Sri Lanka 1 15L
BT 3901 Fundamentals of Landscaping 3 30L 30P
BT 3903 Pest and Plant Disease Management 2 15L 30P
BT 3906 Computer Applications in Landscape Design 3 90P
EN 3013 Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Management 3 30L 30P
BT 3905 Plant Propagation 3 15L 60P
BT 3073 Methods in Plant Breeding 2 25L 20P
BT 3904 Commercial Horticulture and Floriculture 4 45L 30P
BT 3907 Amenity and Therapeutic Horticulture 3 30L 30P
BT 3902 Amenity and Therapeutic Horticulture Landscaping Assignment 2 60P

Level 4

Course Code Title No. of Credits No. of Hours
BT 4125 Post -harvest Technology 2 20L 20P
BT 4908 Soil Management 2 15L 30P
BT 4901 Landscape Maintenance and Management 2 15L 30P
FS 4005 Entrepreneurship 3 30L 30P
ZL 4901 Project Development 2 20L 20P
FS 4001 Business Accounting 3 45L
FS 4007 Human Resource Management 3 45L
BT 4020 Agro-biotechnology 3 30L 30P
BT 4909 Industrial Training 6 180P
BT4910 Industry Research Project 6 180P
BT 4903 Seminar and Report 1 30P