Diploma of Landscape Design at Holmesglen University, Australia

The Diploma in Landscape Design program will teach you through lectures and practical projects, how to produce computer-aided drawings, manage landscaping projects, and design specialized landscapes.

Description


The Diploma in Landscape Design program will teach you through lectures and practical projects, how to produce computer-aided drawings, manage landscaping projects, and design specialized landscapes.


With the help of this course, you can sharpen, refresh, and upgrade your landscaping abilities. Through talks and practical exercises, we teach you how to make computer-aided drawings, oversee landscaping projects, and design specialty landscapes.


Besides that, you'll also pick up important knowledge on plants, trees, and site assessments for residential and commercial property.

What you will study

Program Structure

To earn this qualification, you must fulfill the following 12 units of competency:

  • 4 core units

  • 8 electives

Courses include:

  • Produce computer-aided drawings

  • Specify plants for landscapes

  • Design for construction of landscape features

  • Design sustainable landscapes

  • Assess landscape sites

  • Prepare estimates, quotes, and tenders

  • Manage landscape projects

  • Prepare a landscape design

  • Recommend plants and cultural practices

  • Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

  • Design specialized landscape

  • Implement professional practice

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will gain knowledge of the principles and procedures of landscape design as well as related ideas and methods through discussion and studio practice.


  1. Students will obtain an understanding of form and its variations through the use of models, sketches, and design projects.


  1. Students will study typical measurement techniques utilized in design.


  1. Students will learn how to improve concepts from one stage of the design process to the next by working on ever more challenging projects.


  1. Students will learn how to present their work in design reviews by presenting their designs to peers and outside judges.


  1. Students will develop their reading, writing, and critical thinking skills by articulating their design concepts, reading case studies and relevant historical data, and producing documents that summarize their research.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities in the field of employment include the following:

  • Landscape designer

  • Landscape consultant

  • Project management

  • Commercial designer

  • Domestic designer

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no official requirements for this course.


Before enrolling in the program or beginning the training, you will be required to pass a reading and numeracy test as well as a pre-training interview. These will validate your training plan, help establish whether you are a suitable fit for the course, and help you identify any needs for learning aid.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 6.0

  • TOEFL - 60

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • AUD $26,297 Per Year

$15,000 per year
  • Level
    Diploma
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    18 months
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS 5.5
  • Scholarship
    $2,500 OFF