What will I learn?

Follow your passion for the outdoors and design with the New Zealand Diploma in Landscape (Design) and develop a solid grounding in site analysis, garden design, plant selection, CAD modelling, and construction detailing.

The New Zealand Diploma in Landscape (Design) is New Zealand's premier garden design programme and gives you a solid grounding in site investigation, plant selection and garden design - essential skills if you’re aspiring to a career in landscape design for residential or small commercial environments.

Highlights

  • Nationally developed qualification with linkages to the Garden Design Society of New Zealand
  • Fieldwork, real sites, and real clients
  • Park-like campus - a great environment for plant identification and studying landscape conditions
  • Solid base of plant knowledge
  • High tech CAD facilities accessible
  • Industry connected: work with highly regarded lecturers who hold executive positions in key industry organisations
  • Graduates of this programme can apply for the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and, if successful, can obtain some cross credits.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Landscape technician
  • Residential landscape designer
  • Garden centre design consultant
  • Garden journalist
  • Landscape draftsperson
  • Landscape maintenance manager
  • Landscaper
  • Park, botanic or heritage garden manager
  • Plant consultant
  • Gardener

Which department am I in?

School of Architecture

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$23,000.00 (11,87,297) per year
Start date

February 2022

Venue

Unitec Institute of Technology

Mt Albert Campus,

139 Carrington Road,

AUCKLAND,

Mt Albert,

1025, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country.
Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to New Zealand NCEA.
For more details, please check the institution website.

If English is not your first language you need to have Academic IELTS score of 5.5 (no band<5.0) or equivalent. Have achieved at least one English proficiency outcome in the last two years.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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