New Zealand Diploma in Landscape

Unitec New Zealand Limited

Subject area

Landscape Architecture




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the landscape industry with individuals who have the technical skills and knowledge to either produce high quality landscape drawings or project manage landscape construction.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the specific skills and knowledge required for either landscape design or landscape construction.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification that recognises their technical or project management skills to enable enhanced employment opportunities across a range of landscape design or construction applications.

The landscape industry will benefit by having skilled managers who are able to contribute to more effective landscape projects.

This qualification is ideally suited to people who have experience in the landscape industry or equivalent, and wish to develop their technical skills and knowledge to a more advanced level.

Graduates will be capable of working autonomously within established parameters of a landscape business and may be managing others.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

48 credits at NCEA Level 2 from a mix of subjects, be 16 years old and meet English language requirements or New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Level 4) or relevant qualifications, special and discretionary admission also accepted.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,451 $6,451
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,001 $11,001
Total $17,453 $17,453

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $41,818
Earnings range $33,456 - $48,479
In employment 73%
In further study 19%
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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