Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design

This course is an exit option only

Duration 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeS503

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design can only be completed as an exit option from the Master of Landscape Architecture. The course is made up of 4 credit points of study that will help you to develop a solid appreciation of landscape architecture design, practice, thinking and equip you with the essential skills to engage in this discipline.

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable

The rates shown are based on 0.5 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 4 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 0.5 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

Course rules

To qualify for the proposed Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design (exit option only), students must successfully complete 4 credit points from the units listed below:

  • 2 core units
  • 2 course-grouped elective units

Course structure

Core Units

Students must complete at least 2 of the following units:

Trimester 1

SRL731Landscape Narrating and Meaning

SRA760Urban Ecologies

Trimester 2

SRL732Plants, Design and Ecologies

SRL733Indigenous Narratives and Processes


2 elective units chosen from S703 Master of Landscape Architecture course-grouped elective units