MA Garden Design
The masters degree in garden design is for graduates from a wide range of undergraduate disciplines who which to become garden designers. Holders of degrees in non-cognate subjects commence with the Certificate in Garden Design. Holders of undergraduate degrees in cognate subjects (eg landscape architecture) can proceed directly to the MA. The subjects taught on the masters include garden history, advanced design, computer-aided design (CAD) and landscape engineering.
Garden design is closer to fine art than landscape architecture and tends to be for private clients rather than public clients. It is a very rewarding activity involving planting design, construction design, landform design, structures, water features and working with artists and craftsmen. Former University of Greenwich graduates in garden design have won many medals at the Chelsea Flower Show, the Hampton Court Flower Show and international garden design exhibitions. Visit the School applications page to find out how to apply for these courses