The beautiful gardens, landscape designs and parks in our cities and towns help to unite communities and create spaces for all to enjoy.

Our horticulture and landscape courses help you develop the skills to not only excel in but also transform nurseries, landscapes, parks and gardens or the turf, arboriculture and floriculture industries.

Study horticulture and landscaping to develop both the practical and theoretical skills needed to create beautiful spaces, and to understand how they play a fundamental role in our society.

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  • "Jessica is the winner of the 9th annual Casey Apprenticeship Awards. The award recognised her great work ethic, natural aptitude and also her willingness to develop the knowledge and understanding to improve operations within the nursery."

    Jessica , Certificate lll in Retail Nursery

Chris Henbery, Apprentice Nursery worker

Graduate achievement

Swinburne graduate Chris Henbery has been named Victorian Apprentice of the Year at the 2015 Victorian Training Awards. Chris completed a Certificate III in Horticulture (Retail Nursery) and undertook his apprenticeship at Braeside's Gardenworld.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

Horticulture and Landscape at Swinburne

  • A group of Swinburne horticulture students peer over some succulents at the Wantirna campus.
    Swinburne students exploring the nursery at Wantirna campus.
  • Young man holds a pot and examines a flower in a horticulture setting
    Swinburne students exploring the nursery at Wantirna campus.
  • 3 horticulture students gardening.
    Swinburne students exploring the nursery at Wantirna campus.
  • Group of horticulture students outside with their teacher.
    Swinburne students exploring the nursery at Wantirna campus.

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Graduate with real industry experience you can put on your resume by taking on Swinburne’s Work Integrated Learning and workplace training programs.

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