Postgraduate Diploma in Designed Environments

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Interior and Environmental Design



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates from the PGDipDE will be able to implement a chosen design strategy through all stages of the design process. They will have knowledge and skills relating to the role, legal and institutional contexts, and frameworks pertaining to the area i.e. those of Architecture, Interior Architecture or Landscape Architecture. Landscape Architecture graduates will also be able to translate designs into documentation and engage professionally with the institutional contexts which govern the practice of landscape architecture. Graduates from the PGDipDE may be able to continue to the MArch(Prof), MIA or MLA.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Completed a Bachelor Architectural Studies (BAS) degree or an equivalent qualification, with an average grade of at least a B.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,530 $9,530
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$16,090 $16,090
Total $25,620 $25,620

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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:

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Contact details

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Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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