Diploma in Landscape Design

Unitec Institute of Technology
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
February July
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 28,138

Entry Requirements

  • For Level 5 Diploma programmes applicants must have a total of 48 NCEA credits at level 2 in best 4 subjects, OR a maximum total of 20 in best 4 Sixth Form Certificate subjects, OR equivalent, OR completion of an appropriate qualification at Level 3 or above.

Special Admission

  • Attained the age of 20 years on or before the first day of the semester in which study for the diploma is to commence; AND 
  • Have provided sufficient evidence of aptitude or appropriate work or other life experience that would indicate a successful outcome in the qualification.

English Language Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English (4 in Reading, 4 in Writing).
  • International Students for whom English is not their First Language
    • Completion of NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Academic Level 4;
    • An overall IELTS band score (Academic Format) of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5;
    • An overall TOEFL pBT (Paper-based Test) score of 550 (plus essay TWE of 5) OR  an overall TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) score of 60 (plus writing score of 20);
    • Level B2 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
    • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a Pass at Grade B OR Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with a score of 52 or higher under the Cambridge International standard tests of English as a foreign language;
    • Pearson Test of English (PToE) (Academic) with a score of 50;
    • City & Guilds Internal English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) B2 Communicator with a score of 66.

Curriculum

  • Design through Experience
  • Design by Site
  • Representation
  • Plants and Context
  • Site and Place
  • Constructing the Garden

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