The world of landscape architecture encompasses many skills and environments. On this course, which is recognised by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and the Landscape Institute, you will develop and refine vital skills and experience for a long-term career in an exciting profession.
On this course you’ll benefit from professional links to industry, an emphasis on sustainability, a wide range of client projects and proactive teaching staff with extensive professional practice experience. As a result, you will acquire the high level of knowledge and professionalism required to forge a rewarding career, skillfully tackling 21st century issues from sustainability to changes in government policy.
With proximity to cities and rich English landscapes, you will be exposed to the breadth of landscape practice. Landscape architecture is an alchemy of global topics and specific local conditions and you will develop your skills in this context. The emphasis on both practical and academic aspects of the profession ensures you will leave with the confidence and insight to go straight into employment and forge a successful career.
Study a masters programme delivered in a studio-based environment through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars and student-led research. Learn through a mix of teaching techniques combining the practice and philosophy of landscape architecture with a focus on innovation, creativity, personal development, expression, professionalism and sustainability.
Our Landscape study community comprises a blend of UK, European and International students, which provides a rich mix of geographic, environmental, social and cultural influences and further enriches the student’s collective learning experience. Assessment is via coursework which contains a combination of design-based projects using a range of representational techniques including drawings and 3D models, illustrated written reports, and essays.
Contact days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
- You will need at least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in landscape architecture or landscape design
- You will be required to attend an interview
- A portfolio of work is essential and should contain examples of your creative work including sketching, photography, plan or perspective drawing, and is typically 12-20 pages long
- EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent
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The fee displayed is the total course fee for full or part-time study. Fees can be paid in instalments over the duration of study with further details available in our tuition fee policy.
This course equips students with the skills to take on the wide range of careers offered by an exciting industry and influential profession. Landscape architects play a role in shaping everything from national parks and city layouts to world heritage sites and school playgrounds. Career opportunities include working as a landscape architect in private practice or in public and charity sectors, as well as in landscape planning, project management and garden design.