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Project Course in Horticulture

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TD0004-20075 - Course evaluation report

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Additional course evaluations for TD0004

Academic year 2020/2021

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20072)

2020-11-02 - 2021-01-17

Academic year 2019/2020

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20153)

2019-11-01 - 2020-01-19

Academic year 2018/2019

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20091)

2018-11-06 - 2019-01-20

Academic year 2017/2018

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20065)

2017-10-31 - 2018-01-14

Academic year 2016/2017

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20062)

2016-11-01 - 2017-01-15

Academic year 2015/2016

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20149)

2015-10-31 - 2016-01-17

Academic year 2014/2015

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20110)

2014-11-10 - 2015-01-18

Academic year 2013/2014

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20102)

2013-11-11 - 2014-01-19

Academic year 2012/2013

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20104)

2012-11-12 - 2013-01-20

Academic year 2011/2012

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20125)

2011-11-07 - 2012-01-15

Academic year 2010/2011

Project Course in Horticulture (TD0004-20121)

2010-11-08 - 2011-01-16


TD0004 Project Course in Horticulture, 15.0 Credits

Projektkurs trädgård


Biology Horticultural Science

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level


Title Credits Code
Single module 15.0 0201

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements(G2F)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.



Prior knowledge

Courses corresponding to 60 hp in Horticultural Science or Biology plus 15 hp Business Administration


The course is intended to provide students with insights into methods that can be used for working with problems and will provide training in planning, carrying out and reporting a project. It will also provide students with the opportunity to apply, deepen and broaden their knowledge from previous studies. Through collaboration with a business, students will gain a greater insight into relevant issues in the horticultural industry.

On completion of the course, students will be able to:

- describe some of the methods that can be used to work on issues and problems relevant for the horticultural industry

- plan, carry out and report a project and orally present their work in a form adapted to the target group

- work on new issues and discuss and assess alternative solutions using knowledge from previous studies, in combination with location, analysis and summation of information in the relevant area.


Project methodology and communication tools for stakeholder participation are introduced in the form lectures, seminars and course literature. The majority of the course consists of independent work on student projects, individually or in groups with individual in-depth analyses. The project must be decided in consultation with the examiner and supervisor at SLU. The work will be carried out in collaboration with a host company and must result in a written report, which must also include a review of relevant scientific literature.

Formats and requirements for examination

The examination consists of written and oral presentation of the project. To pass the course, approved written and oral presentation of the project and approved participation in compulsory components is required.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Additional information

Maximum 20 participants. The course will not be given in English.

Responsible department

Department of Biosystems and Technology

Further information

Determined by: PU trädgård
Biology field: Övriga biologikurser
Replaces: TD0002

Grading criteria

There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Litterature list

  1. Tillsammans kan vi lära och förändra - deltagardriven forskning för svenskt lantbruk Författare: Karin Eksvärd 2003 Centrum för Uthålligt Lantbruk, Uppsala [Tillsammans kan vi lära och förändra - deltagardriven forskning för svenskt lantbruk] ( Kommentar: Kopia kommer att utdelas vid kursstart
  2. Handbok för mindre projekt Författare: Mikael Eriksson och Joakim Lilleskiöld 2005 Liber, Stockholm [Handbok för mindre projekt] ( Kommentar: Behöver köpas innan kursstart
  3. Utdelat material Kommentar: Litteratur som delas ut i samband med undervisningen ingår i den obligatoriska kurslitteraturen
  4. Cite Them Right Författare: Pears R and Shields G [Cite Them Right] ( Kommentar: Denna bok är inte obligatorisk. Finns på biblioteket.

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Biology Horticultural Science
Course code: TD0004 Application code: SLU-20075 Location: Alnarp Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Biosystems and Technology Pace: 100%