The University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in Garden Design

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

If you're passionate about the design and creation of beautiful garden spaces, the Graduate Certificate in Garden Design can help you turn that passion into a career. You'll learn about holistic design principles, how to choose and use the right plants for the right situations, and develop skills in drawing and graphic presentation.

Designed for

Those currently employed in the horticultural and landscape industries and those contemplating a career change


The Graduate Certificate in Garden Design is a 50-point program (4 core subjects).


  • Core subjects: Landscape Design
  • Plants in the Landscape
  • Landscape Construction and Graphics
  • Plant Production and Establishment.

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree or at least 6 years of documented, relevant professional experience, including at least 3 years in a demonstrated supervisory role.

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Garden Design may be eligible for credit into masters programs offered by the Faculty of Science.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Burnley Domestic: $17,536
International: $24,064
  • Part-time : 1 year

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