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Diploma of Environmental Landscape Management (EVL)
Diploma of Environmental Landscape Management (EVL)

Diploma of Environmental Landscape Management (EVL)

  • ID:SC010113
  • Level:2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$90.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,133.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$807.49
  • Application Fee:$90.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,133.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$807.49
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

English Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 60

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 105 to 110

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 58

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 20

Course Information

Seneca's King Campus is part of a provincially significant wetland complex and is a valued source of headwaters to the Humber Rivers watershed, which is part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System. In this unique two-year diploma program, the majority of your outdoor training will take place on this land. You will study ecology, traditional types of landscaping, practical skills and receive an overview of the ecosystem allowing you to understand the impact humans have on the environment and how to protect and restore its natural landscapes.

The demand for environmental landscape management is growing within private and public organizations, therefore employers are in search of graduates who are committed, skilled and knowledgeable in the profession.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • A blend of theoretical and applied practical skills valued in the environmental landscaping field 

  • Knowledge of the latest landscaping techniques, including fusion landscaping approaches

  • Computer aided design techniques 

  • Business and marketing skills 

  • An advanced awareness of ecology and the interactions between humans, plants and the environment.

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Semester 1

  • COM101 or COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • EVL134, Machinery Operation and Maintenance

  • EVL168, Turf Maintenance

  • EVL175, Horticulture I

  • EVL185, Foundations of Field Ecology

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 2

  • EVL205, Environmental Services Management

  • EVL264, Greenhouse Operations

  • EVL265, Horticulture II

  • EVL285, Terrestrial Ecosystems

  • WTP100, Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

  • plus: General Education Course

  • Work-Integrated Learning Term

  • EVL331, Environmental Landscape Management, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

Semester 3

  • EVL165, Arboriculture

  • EVL355, Introduction to Computer-aided Design

  • EVL375, Business and Project Management for Environmental Professionals

  • EVL384, Landscape Construction

  • EVL385, Aquatic Ecosystems

  • EVL390, Professional Development and Portfolio

Semester 4

  • EVL454, Technologies of Landscape Design

  • EVL455, Principles of Sustainable Landscape Design

  • EVL473, Integrated Pest Management

  • EVL475, Business Management for Environmental Professionals II

  • EVL486, Urban Ecology

  • EVL496, Natural Heritage Monitoring and Assessment

  • plus: General Education Course

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Pre Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Specialized and general landscape companies

  • Horticultural nursery and greenhouse operations

  • Municipal parks departments and conservation authorities 

  • Golf courses, tourists resorts, private and public parks

  • Self-employed contracting firms

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $807.49CAD

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