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Bachelor of Landscape Design - 290JA

Course Code: 290JA
Course Version: 1
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Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Design and the Built Environment
CRICOS Code: 082807D
Lowest Selection Rank: new course for 2015
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Go your own way with a Bachelor of Landscape Design

Studying Landscape Design opens a world of possibilities on an international scale as urban environments incorporate landscape principles into design and architecture. This is an innovative and research-led degree that positions graduates well for an exciting career in this unique field. 

Study a Bachelor of Landscape Design at UC and you will:

  • combine a multidisciplinary approach with a research-led foundation in the theory and practice of landscape design
  • acquire the values, knowledge and skills critical to the design and management of sustainable built environments and open space systems
  • be a part of an integrated studio based landscape program
  • learn in and contribute to Canberra’s international reputation as a living breathing example of a designed landscape city. 

Study opportunities

If you do well this course will give you the design expertise and qualifications to progress to UC’s prestigious honours program. 

Career opportunities 

Your degree is your currency to a career in a wide variety of fields and disciplines, including with: 

  • state and local governments
  • national park and management agencies
  • cultural heritage units
  • landscape architecture and multidisciplinary design practices. 

Important to know

You can apply via your ATAR entry score or by showing us your portfolio and doing a short interview. Check out the e-brochure for more information.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course. Alternatively, students may be selected for entry by portfolio and interview.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Assumed Knowledge

Year 12 Mathematics and English.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Landscape Design B LDes

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course commences semester 1, 2015.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Students will demonstrate an awareness and understanding of:
? the implications of contemporary global challenges, including sustainability, in the context of design, society and the environment;
? the roles and duties of design agencies in addressing these social, economic and environmental challenges.
2.Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way
3. Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions
5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Students will be able to:
? demonstrate design literacy and a critical understanding of Design sufficient to contribute to the design profession;
? demonstrate advanced communication skills including visual, written and oral;
? perform at a level of professional expertise that allows them confidently to enter the landscape design professions.
1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
2. Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way
5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Students will demonstrate highly developed skills in:
? collaborative and strategic problem solving through multi disciplinary learning;
? articulating the designers? contribution to complex design challenges involving multiple stakeholders;
4. Working independently and with others
The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively
1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
Students will be able to:
? make a positive contribution to a socially just, environmentally responsible and culturally diverse society;
? contribute to the profession as a designer by demonstrating best practice and ethical behavior.
1. Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries
2. Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

5. Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Design

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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