Taught course

Landscape Architecture Graduate Diploma Conversion Course

Institution
Birmingham City University · Birmingham School of Architecture and Design
Qualifications
GradDip

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have an honours degree in an appropriate subject. If you possess such a qualification, this course is intended to form the first year of a conversion route to professional qualification in landscape architecture.

GradDip

Months of entry

September

Course content

Summary

This course offers a conversion route into the professional discipline of landscape architecture for students with a 1st degree in a different subject.

The course is accredited by the Landscape Institute (LI): the professional body for landscape architecture in the UK. Successful completion of this course, followed by the Postgraduate Diploma, makes students eligible for licentiate membership of the LI.

The course helps students acquire a systematic understanding of the key aspects of landscape architecture.

Modules

The course is designed around 4 modules which cover the key areas of landscape design required to study professional landscape architecture at postgraduate level:

Histories and theories: landscape architecture; landscape technology; design studio; design process studio.

Assessment

Assessment is through design studio work and coursework based on continuous assessment.

Qualification and course duration

GradDip

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiry Team
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 121 331 5595