Taught course

Postgraduate Diploma in Garden Design

Inchbald School of Design · Garden Design

Entry requirements

A first degree, either at first or upper second level or relevant experience (2 years minimum), supported by a portfolio and RPEL/RPL application.

Months of entry


Course content

The course aims to help you::

  • To evaluate site and functional constraints and evolve design solutions through critical analysis and research
  • To develop in the students an understanding of design as it relates to the garden
  • To develop spatial awareness, the capability to organise space with a knowledge and understanding of ergonomics
  • To develop a capability in the knowledge of technical support in hard and soft landscape design

For more information on modules please see the webapge.

Information for international students

All teaching and lectures are conducted in English and the following criteria are required if English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (with no individual element below 6.0).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see the Professional and Career Development Loan.

Qualification and course duration


full time
11 months

Course contact details

Sharon Booth
+44 (0)20 7630 9011