Engineering and Science General and Environmental Sciences
In recent years there has been a marked increase in demand for quality landscaped outdoor areas. To meet the growing need for a part-time training programme in landscape design, HKU SPACE is offering a one-year Certificate Course in Landscape Design. This programme is intended to provide comprehensive coverage of different aspects of landscape design through lectures, site visits, computer workshops and case studies.
- To introduce students to the history and theory of landscape architecture, the basic principles and practical skills of landscape design
- To familiarize students with the applications of computer-aided technologies in designing landscape.
- To enable students to develop a sound approach to landscape design, and to acquire some commonly required practical skills.
- To prepare students for further continuing and specialized learning in landscape architecture.
On completion of the programme, students should be able to
- describe the history and theory of landscape architecture;
- apply the basic principles and practical skills of landscape design in landscaping planning;
- apply computer-aided technologies in designing landscape;
- critically discuss landscape architecture.
- Admiralty Learning Centre / United Learning Centre / Island East Campus
- Leslie Chen, BSc, MLA (Cornell), ASLA, HKILA
Ecological planning and design
Landscape graphics and planning
Landscape technology (including site engineering and landscape constructions)
Planting practice (including contract principles, documents and administration)
Landscape practice (including contractual processes involved in the implementation of landscape projects)
- have completed HKCEE curriculum and have gained in the HKCEE Grade E in a science subject; or
- have completed Senior Secondary curriculum and gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in a science subject; or
- have gained other equivalent qualifications
Applicants should provide evidence of English proficiency, such as HKCEE English Language at level 2 or level 2 in English language in HKDSE Examination.
No application fee is requiredCourse Fee
- HK$28,000 plus expenses incurred in optional field trips / site visits.
Application Form Application FormEnrolment Method
250 King's Road,
Attn: Ms Kiki Man
- Applicants will be notified of the result of their applications three weeks after the closing date.
- Candidates do not receive notification by late February may assume their application unsuccessful.
- Early application is strongly recommended. Enrolment is normally limited to 28.
- Sufficient postage should be paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application.