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Garden Design - Intermediate

CPD and short courses (short course)


10 weeks


Gain an in-depth understanding of garden design processes and procedures, from interpreting briefs to presenting design proposals. Study one morning per week over ten weeks, in Writtle.

Who should attend?

This course is open to anyone with an interest in garden design, who has previously completed our Garden Design – An Introduction course.


The next available dates for this course are:

  • Saturdays from 27 April–29 June 2024, 8.30–11.30am

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
Aerial view of farm building and fields at ARU Writtle

Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard booking


Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

To join this course you should first have studied Garden Design – An Introduction.

We'll ask you to bring your own drawing materials (pencils, pens, scale ruler, flexi-curve, set-squares and an A2 sized drawing portfolio). Advice will be given on specific drawing materials and equipment throughout the course.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

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