Postgraduate Diploma in Designed Environments

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Interior and Environmental Design

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Entry requirements

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

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Architecture and Urban Environment at this level can earn:

$59,000

Median earnings one year after study

$64,000

Median earnings two years after study

$64,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

90%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Pasifika Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$6,000 ($2,000 per year per student up to three years).

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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