Diploma in Technology (Landscape Design) (Level 6)

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 26,392

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  • 12 credits at NCEA Level 2, in two subjects and either, and
  • 12 credits at NCEA Level 1, in English, or
  • Equivalent qualification, and
  • Have gained the following unit standards 6400, 6401, 6402, 497, or
  • Enrolment in the following co-requisite entry courses: first aid, workplace health and safety, plant identification, plant pests and diseases and introduction to landscape
  • It is recommended that candidates who do not meet the entry criteria complete the National Certificate in Horticulture (Level 2) or Unit standards, qualifications and/or have relevant industry experience based on evidence supplied.
  • To meet legal and health requirements, candidates must be physically able to carry out the practical components of the programme some of which include decking, fencing, use of power-tools etc.
  • IELTS 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent


Modules include:

  • Landscape Design
  • Planting Design
  • Graphics
  • Construction and Technology
  • Construction Practice
  • Design and Build
  • Professional Landscape Practice
  • Design Practice
  • Computer Aided Draughting
  • Landscape Practicum
  • Special Topic
  • Plant Identification

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