This postgraduate programme is designed for individuals interested in becoming professional Landscape Architects. Graduates from the programme, which is recognised and accredited by the Landscape Institute, have joined some of London's leading landscape practices, have founded award-winning international design studios and have led strategic urban design projects like the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The core component of the MA Landscape Architecture programme is the design studio where students engage with landscape, urbanism, agriculture and infrastructure projects in the UK and abroad. With a team of academics and practitioners, the students develop their design projects through tutorials and design reviews. They are supported to develop innovative and distinct approaches to landscape architecture, reflected in their final design project and dissertation thesis. Teaching is informed by comprehensive technical and theoretical seminars and guest lectures from international artists, designers and academics. Details of international events, open lectures and student events can be found at thelandscape.org.
To see examples of students' work log onto http://blogs.gre.ac.uk/landscape/landscape-architecture
The aims of the MA Landscape Architecture programme are to:
Act as part of a professionally accredited set of programmes, for students wishing to become Landscape Architects, leading from the Certificate Landscape Design or BA Hons Landscape Architecture Establish social, ecological and design processes as a fundamental aspect of landscape architecture Encourage design experimentation leading to advanced and exceptional forms of designed landscape
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses. Landscape and Urbanism Theory (40 credits) Advanced Landscape Design (40 credits) Design Research Methodologies (20 credits) Landscape Representation (20 credits) Master Project (40 credits) Professional and Technical Practice (20 credits)
Applicants should have A good first degree in Landscape Architecture or recognised equivalent OR the Certificate in Landscape Design from the University of Greenwich. * A portfolio of visual and creative work is required for all applicants; applicants should provide a link to their digital portfolio with their application form. * An IELTS score of 6.5 is required if English is not your first language.
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