College of Environmental Design’s Global Access Program, Postgraduate Certificate in USA

University of California,

Study in:USA
Deadline: 5 July 2019


Through CED-GAP gain the knowledge, skills and connections necessary to excel  in the fields that encompass sustainable environmental design. Built for both design majors (architects and landscape architects) as well as students seeking a broader understanding of the built environment, the core curriculum emphasizes sustainability, design, innovation, social equity and the history of cities and landscapes. A key program feature for design majors is the opportunity to take an integrated design studio, while non-design majors enjoy a broad range of classes from across the College.The Berkeley College of Environmental Design’s Global Access Program (CED-GAP) provides unique access to top-notch Berkeley faculty, courses and networks within the innovation ecosystem of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The Environmental Design program at the University of California, Berkeley is part of the Berkeley Global Access Programs.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Environmental Design
  • Design and Activism
  • Special Topics in Architectural Design
  • Special Topics in Digital Design Theories and Methods
  • Environmental Science for Sustainable Development

Students take 4 courses (12-15 units) per semester. Upon completion, students will receive a transcript from the University of California, Berkeley Extension and a Certificate of Completion from Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design. Programs may also be customized to meet curricular needs of students.

Academic Requirements

Requirements vary depending on program focus selected (architecture, landscape architecture, city planning + urban studies, or sustainable environmental design), see website for full details.

Detailed Program Facts

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