You could get a degree or postgraduate qualification, which is recognised by the Landscape Institute. Relevant degree subjects include:
- landscape architecture
- garden design
- landscape design and technology
- landscape planning
- environmental conservation
It can help with your course application if you have some work experience in landscape architecture. This will also help you to decide if this is the career for you. The Landscape Institute has some useful information on how to get relevant work experience.
If you already have a degree in a related subject, such as architecture, horticulture or botany, you may be able to take a Landscape Institute accredited postgraduate course. The Landscape Institute has hints and tips, which you may find useful.
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study