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Landscape Architecture (LI accredited) PgDip: Course features

What this course offers you

If you choose to study this course, here are some of the things you can expect from the course and how it will benefit you.

  • The Landscape Architecture PgDip explores spatial design in relation to land-based issues. It is accredited by the Landscape Institute (LI).
  • Design is at the heart of the programme. Projects include strategic, regional and local design briefs. Theoretical and professional practice studies underpin your learning in the studio.
  • Live design projects will be reviewed by clients and may be the subject of community consultation. There is a special commitment to sustainability and regeneration.
  • You will build an individual portfolio of design work throughout the course, exhibiting your work at the end-of-year show.
  • You also take part in design competitions and community consultations. 
  • You will have the chance to work on collaborative projects, including alongside students studying other courses in the Faculty. This enables you to gain from their expertise. For example there will be opportunities to work with Landscape and Urbanism and Architecture students.
  • We gained a maximum score of 24/24 points on the most recent QAA assessment of the course. This means you can be sure your teaching is of top quality.
  • Many members of staff are research active or professional practitioners, which keeps your learning cutting-edge (read more in the Research areas section).
  • You also benefit from the input of visiting speakers and study visits, giving an extra perspective to your studies.
  • The taught modules aim to prepare you for the job market. Alongside your academic studies, you gain practical skills in:
    • data collation, review and synopsis;
    • communication (oral, written and electronic);
    • time management;
    • computing; and
    • co-operation and teamwork.
  • We offer this course on a part-time study basis to help you fit your PgDip around other commitments.

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This course is taught at Knights Park

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