University Centre Reaseheath

Garden and Landscape Design University Centre Reaseheath Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Chester


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Course summary

TEF Silver

University Centre Reaseheath has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course provides students with the opportunity to develop creative design skills and innovative practice in the development of proposals of domestic and amenity landscape design. Students will also develop and understanding of historic garden conservation and management and approaches to historic garden restoration. Underpinning this is the development of skills in technical drawing, Computer Aided Design (CAD) horticultural management and business development.

The second year of study develops your professional skills in project and contract management and contemporary design. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and digital design technology is studied in our well-equipped Professional Design Studio. Knowledge of the subjects along with a focus on sustainable design solutions will equip you with professional skills and knowledge for a career as a garden designer or progression to landscape design and management.

The course features:

  • Participate in real projects including RHS Tatton Flower Show

  • Direct learning from the industry through guest speakers, site visits and study tours

  • Study in our stunning landscape grounds around an original 17th century manor house

  • European study tours and visits to historic and contemporary gardens

  • Drawing suites.

Course details


For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University Centre Reaseheath Website.

Assessment method

Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and skills valued in the workplace. They include a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may take many forms including: essays, reports, data processing, presentations, academic posters, seminar discussions, interviews, critical reviews, portfolios of evidence and practical competency assessments. The examinations vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments, data handling questions, short answer quizzes, and in class examinations. Assessment weighting varies depending on course and year of study. For more information please see our Course Information on our website.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code KK30
Institution code R14
Campus name University Centre Reaseheath
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points Mature students (aged 21+) will be considered on an individual basis and substantial work experience will be considered, as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications
A level CC - A*A*
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP - D*D*D* in relevant subject
Access to HE Diploma Successful completion
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DM - D*D* in relevant subject

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,800 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre Reaseheath

Course contact details

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01270 613284

Fax: 01270 625665