Highlights

  • Deepen your knowledge of ethical practice related to contemporary issues in the built environment.
  • Develop and apply knowledge of integrated urban design practices, principles and approaches to resilient environments.
  • Develop and apply integrated knowledge of Indigenous Australian culture as it pertains to connections to country and decolonised design practices.
  • Develop and apply knowledge and understanding of environmental change and social justice issues in landscape architecture.

Highlights

  • Deepen your knowledge of ethical practice related to contemporary issues in the built environment.
  • Develop and apply knowledge of integrated urban design practices, principles and approaches to resilient environments.
  • Develop and apply integrated knowledge of Indigenous Australian culture as it pertains to connections to country and decolonised design practices.
  • Develop and apply knowledge and understanding of environmental change and social justice issues in landscape architecture.

Why choose this course?

Landscape architecture a critical part of planning and designing for a resilient and healthy future.  Completion of this course provides you with the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of ethical practice related to contemporary issues in the built environment.

The course will enable you to be more competitive for potential recruitment to higher level positions and leadership within their workplace.  On successful completion of this course, you may be eligible to apply for entry into the Master of Landscape Architecture with a reduced course duration.

Real-world learning

You'll benefit from over 50 years history as one of Australia’s principal landscape educators. Teaching staff are linked to professional practice to ensure you gain knowledge of emerging trends within industry.  Your studies are grounded in real-world learning expertise in diverse cultural perspectives, interdisciplinary learning, sustainability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives.

The course will be delivered through a combination of online and on-campus components.

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What to expect

In this course you'll study core units exploring Sustainable Urban Design and Decolonised Design.

Through these studies you'll learn to develop and apply knowledge of integrated urban design practices, principles and approaches to address complex issues and work toward resilient environments.  You'll also develop and apply knowledge of Indigenous Australian culture as it pertains to connections to country and decolonised design practices.

You'll develop and apply knowledge of environmental change and social justice issues related to landscape architecture.

You'll also have flexibility to choose from a range of units to tailor your studies to outcomes including research strategies, project management or planning and policy.

Flexible delivery

The course is offered with delivery modes designed to fit with your busy lifestyle with units taught through either fully online mode or online with a face-to-face component that provide immersive experiences in the classroom and outside in relevant landscape environments.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

Completion of the Graduate Certificate in Designing Resilient Landscapes provides professionals the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of ethical practice related to contemporary issues in the built environment. 

Graduates from our course find careers independently, in small partnerships or as a member of large multidisciplinary teams with other professionals such as architects, engineers, urban designers and town planners in private practice or local, state and federal government.

Careers include pathways to being an accredited landscape architect, landscape designer, landscape technician or landscape construction technician.

With international design experience many graduates enjoy work in overseas practices working to create a healthier and more resilient future.

Possible careers

  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscape Construction Technician
  • Landscape Designer
  • Landscape Technician

Details and units

To meet the course requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Designing Resilient Landscapes, you must complete a total of 48 credit points, made up of:

  • two core units (24 credit points)
  • two option units (24 credit points) chosen from the Landscape Unit Options list.

Of the eight units available in this course, four will be delivered fully online and four will be delivered on-campus with an online learning component.

To meet the course requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Designing Resilient Landscapes, you must complete a total of 48 credit points, made up of:

  • two core units (24 credit points)
  • two option units (24 credit points) chosen from the Landscape Unit Options list.

Of the eight units available in this course, four will be delivered fully online and four will be delivered on-campus with an online learning component.

Requirements

Course code
DE70
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Duration
1 years part-time
Part time intake only for 2021.
Duration
1 years part-time
This course is only available to non-student visa holders. Part time intake only for 2021.
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent) or higher qualification in landscape architecture or an allied relevant discipline, such as:

  • environmental engineering
  • civil engineering
  • planning
  • environmental science
  • environmental design
  • architecture
  • urban design
  • interior architecture; or

A completed diploma (or higher award) in a relevant discipline such as landscape architecture and three years' (full-time) experience working in a relevant field such as the natural or built environment; or

Five years (full-time) professional experience working in a relevant field such as the natural or built environment.

Minimum academic requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree  or higher qualification in landscape architecture or relevant discipline, such as:

  • environmental engineering
  • civil engineering
  • planning
  • environmental science
  • environmental design
  • architecture
  • urban design
  • interior architecture

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021: $11,700 per year part-time (48 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $17,400 per year part-time (48 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

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