Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design

Course summary for current students

Year2015 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

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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