University Centre Sparsholt has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE
Students have access to discounted memberships of the Society of Garden Designers which provides a wealth of materials to support and enhance understanding of the industry. Students also have discounted access key CAD software VectorWorks.
Students also benefit from being in an environment that will provide them with the opportunity to make industry links and expand their confidence. The department runs study trips (optional) at the end of each academic year that provide a wonderful opportunity to meet new people that share your passion and feel part of the learning community of the College.
What will I learn?
Focuses on building a design portfolio and business skills towards possible self-employment:
• Business and Contracts
• Design Theories and History
• Planting Choice and Design
• Project Specification and Contractor Liaison
• Advanced CAD Modelling
• Portfolio Development
Where will it lead me?
Foundation or Degree courses in Landscape Architecture, together with working towards full membership of the Society of Garden Designers (www.sgd.org.uk).
• Business and Contracts • Design Theories and History • Planting Choice and Design • Project Specification and Contractor Liaison • Advanced CAD Modelling • Portfolio Development
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
You must have completed the Level 4 Garden Design Certificate - https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/courses/certificate-in-garden-design/.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||B||Score 169-175 (FCE grade B; CAE level B2)|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band|
We will also accept the following qualifications from EU students: GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above; IGCSE English (as a first or second language) at grade C/4 or above; AS or A level English Language or English Literature; International Baccalaureate (English A or B syllabus or English Literature Standard or Higher level) grade 4.
Fees and funding
|EU||£4,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£4,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£4,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£4,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£4,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
For further details, plus information on the loans available to students, please see our website https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/university-centre/fees-and-funding/.