Master in Landscape Architecture

Latvia University of Agriculture

Program Description

Master in Landscape Architecture

Latvia University of Agriculture

Master in Landscape Architecture

Faculty of Rural Engineering

Faculty of Rural Engineering is the second biggest faculty of the University, where new engineers - construction, environment and water management specialists, land surveyors, as well as landscape designers and planners, are prepared. At the faculty there are four scientific laboratories and two of them are located in advanced two storey premises, which allows the use of all the functional possibilities. Students at the Faculty work with up-to-date equipment, thus having an opportunity to comprehend causalities existing in the nature and to apply them in a particular task in their future work.

Civil engineering and landscape architecture

Civil engineering is one of the most important spheres in the Latvian national economy. The growing demand for real estate, especially for housing, promotes the rapid growth of construction in Latvia. Gradually, the prestigious image of civil engineers, landscape architects and planners in the eyes of society has increased, and the number of those who wish to study these professions has grown. After graduation they will be knowledgeable construction and landscape architecture specialists. Civil engineering specialists can work in production, building design, managing building technologies, designing building constructions, building hydro-technical constructions, reconstruction works of various buildings. Moreover, landscape architects can work out and improve regional and territorial plans, work in landscape reconstruction, re-cultivation, and develop preservation and cultivation plans.

Tuition fee per year: 4000 Eur

Dear applicant! - you need to take into consideration following payments:

  • application fee of 155,00 EUR (single non-refundable payment)
  • accommodation rental fee of 120,00 EUR per month (non-refundable) + deposit in amount of two further months rent (refundable)
  • tuition fee regarding the chosen study program (refundable, if visa has been rejected).

All payments made to the University, must be approved by sending an electronic copy of the bank confirmation of payment to International Cooperation Centre.

Master’s Study Programme in Landscape Architecture for incoming students (amount of programme 120 ECTS or 80 KP)

1. Obligatory courses (45 ECTS)

1.1. Theoretical courses (15 ECTS)

  • 1.1.1. Methodology of Research
  • 1.1.2. Computer graphics I
  • 1.1.2. Computer graphics II
  • 1.1.3. Landscape Architecture Theory I
  • 1.1.4. Landscape Architecture Theory II

1.2. Specific theoretical courses (student should choose courses in amount of 30 ECTS)

  • 1.2.1. Sustainable Community Development I
  • 1.2.2. Sustainable Community Development II
  • 1.2.3. Sustainable Community Development III
  • 1.2.4. Landscape Design I
  • 1.2.5. Landscape Design II
  • 1.2.6. Landscape Sciences I
  • 1.2.7. Landscape Sciences II
  • 1.2.8. Landscape Inventory I
  • 1.2.9. Landscape Inventory II
  • 1.2.10 Landscape Architecture Technologies I
  • 1.2.11 Landscape Architecture Technologies II
  • 1.2.12 Landscape management I
  • 1.2.13 Landscape management II
  • 1.2.14 Territorial Planning I
  • 1.2.15 Territorial Planning II

2. Courses of approbation of theoretical cognitions(28,5 ECTS)

2.1. Obligatory part (10,5 ECTS)

  • 2.1.1. Philosophy of Sciences
  • 2.1.2. English or German in Master Studies
  • 2.1.3. Statistics 4,5 Ia
  • 2.2. Optional part (student should choose courses in amount of 18 ECTS)
  • 2.2.1. Regional Rural Landscapes
  • 2.2.2. Landscape Ecology and Analyses
  • 2.2.3. Landscape Planning
  • 2.2.4. Historical Landscape Quality
  • 2.2.5. Innovations in Landscape Architecture
  • 2.2.6. Computing Application I
  • 2.2.7. Computing Application II
  • 2.2.8. Landscape architecture I
  • 2.2.9. Landscape architecture II
  • 2.2.10. Project Assessment and Presentation I
  • 2.2.11. Project Assessment and Presentation II

4. Master Thesis (37,5 ECTS)

  • 4.1. Master Thesis I
  • 4.2. Master Thesis II
  • 4.3. Master Thesis III
  • 4.4. Master Thesis IV

Total 120 ECTS

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2016
2 years
Full time
4,000 EUR
Start date Sept. 2016
Latvia Jelgava
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Duration 2 years
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