Course details

Graduate Diploma in Designed Environments
Domestic tuition $8,381 per year
NZQF Level 7

About the course

Enhance your knowledge of how the built environment is designed by completing a GDipDE in an area of architecture you haven't studied before.

This 120-point Diploma provides a way to add depth to your BAS or BBSc or similar degree, and can act as a stepping stone to Master's study. If you're already working in the industry, the Diploma will give you up-to-date professional development in your area of interest.

Choose from a variety of specialist learning options in areas within the built environment including architecture, landscape, and building science.

You'll study a combination of courses from 200 to 400 level. The Diploma gives you the flexibility to choose courses that fit your career goals, and can help you decide on a topic for your Master's research if you intend to do a Master of Architectural Studies.

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related subject, and portfolio.

About the provider

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city university, located at the centre of culture, creativity, government, technology and lawmaking.

Ranked number 1 for research quality, we are one of New Zealand's oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. We carry out world-class research and teaching that has global impact.

At Wellington's University, you’ll be pushed to think independently and inspired to succeed. Be part of our diverse and friendly community in the thriving capital.