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:


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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