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Study Landscape Design

This course will teach you to create well-balanced and inspiring environments and outdoor spaces with the Diploma of Landscape Design.

Course Overview

If you study landscape design, you will learn to assess sites and provide advice on plant selection and landscape solutions for domestic and commercial situations. 

Students will learn how to research, survey, assess, plan, design, cost, and manage residential, commercial and industrial landscape projects. Students will also develop a strong understanding of the underlying principles of design, the design process, industry best practice, plant selection and placement, as well as proficient CAD skills. The course features the integration of computer-aided designs, as well as access to sites and field trips. 

Students will acquire a range of skills essential to undertaking projects in landscaping, parks and gardens, community based projects, or activities undertaken in the commercial or private sector.

The course will teach students how to:

  • Identify, select and specify trees
  • Recommend plants and cultural practices
  • Prepare a landscape design
  • Assess landscape sites
  • Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
  • Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
  • Design specialised landscape
  • Provide advice on permaculture principles and practices
  • Produce computer-aided drawings
  • Design sustainable landscapes
  • Design for construction of landscape features
  • Manage landscape projects

Course Overview (with video)

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Course Duration

1 – 2 Years

Intake Dates

February & July


Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide


From $11,500 per year

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome

Graduates of this course will be qualified landscape designers and will be able to work in the industry.

Additionally, graduates can undertake further studies progressing to study the Diploma of Horticulture or a Bachelor of Urban Design at university.

    Job Forecast & Career Information

    Job opportunities include:

    • Landscape Designer
    • Landscape Consultant
    • Project Management
    • Commercial Designer
    • Domestic Designer

      Common Course Requirements

      – Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent
      • – English language proficiency equivalent to
      – IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 5.5.

        Education Pathways

        Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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        Graduate Visa

        The Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) allows recent university or certain vocational graduates to remain in Australia and work after their studies have finished.

        Get in Touch

        Contact Information

        Phone 0755 265 900
        Skype: pathwaytoaus
        Email: [email protected]


        Gold Coast Office
        2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

        Adelaide Office
        Level 5 Tower 2 /121 King William Street – Adelaide 5000

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        Study Landscape Design was last modified: July 16th, 2019 by Pathway to Aus