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Bachelor of Landscape Design

Course Code: 290JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC Canberra - Bruce Campus
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Built Environment and Design
UAC Code: 363129
CRICOS Code: 082807D
ATAR 60
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Go your own way with a Bachelor of Landscape Design

Studying landscape design opens a world of possibilities on an international scale as new urban environments all over the world are designed using landscape principles. At UC you will be immersed in an innovative and research-led degree that positions you for an exciting career in this unique field.

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

  • combine a research-led foundation with a multidisciplinary approach to 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.

Work integrated learning

Our course encourages you to explore the world of design and gain valuable experience within the setting of Australia's national capital – an internationally recognised model design city.

Career opportunities

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

Course specific information

Standard entry is to this course is by ATAR score however you can also apply via portfolio entry: canberra.edu.au/arts-design/portfolio-entry

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au, Tel +61 2 6201 5342
Prospective Domestic Students
Please email study@canberra.edu.au or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Current and Commencing Students
Email artsanddesign.enquiries@canberra.edu.au Ph 6201 2570 or 6206 3887

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

This course is available from Semester 1, 2017, at UC Sydney campus, for domestic students articulating with the Diploma of Landscape Design. Students will commence in the Second year.

Assumed Knowledge

Year 12 Mathematics and English

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2017 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1
2018 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1
2019 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

Awards

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

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

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

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2017 CSP $27,930

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.

UC Sydney campus information. This course is available from Semester 1, 2018, for domestic students articulating with the Diploma of Landscape Design. Students will commence in the Second year. For Semester 1, 2018 intake, the course may be be completed in 18 months.

Professional Accreditation

This course is a prerequisite for professional accreditation from the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA). Professional accreditation applies to graduates of the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours).

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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 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 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 and Design (Honours).

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Design, 199JA; Diploma of Design (Extended), 346JA.

Offerings

  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • 2017->UC Sydney - Ryde Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Sydney - Ryde Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View course numbers for previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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