MA in Landscape Architecture (with conversion year)

General

Program Description

Build upon your existing skills within a highly professional environment, on a course recognised by the International Federation of Landscape Architects and the Landscape Institute.

Sustainable architecture design benefits from the creative contribution of people with a range of skills and backgrounds. This course allows graduates from different backgrounds to gain the skills required to build a rewarding career in landscape architecture. Through live projects, you will engage with keys areas, such as master-planning, environmental assessment, public consultation and design.

You will actively acquire the practical skills and knowledge that underpin the landscape architecture industry in the 21st century. Studying philosophical aspects of the discipline, exploring influential landscapes and working on live private and public sector briefs will increase your confidence and expertise. With a long-standing reputation and excellent links to industry and professional bodies -plus a strong emphasis on sustainability - this course provides an excellent foundation upon which to build a dynamic career.

Modules

  • Design Projects 1
  • Professional Practice: Digital Communication 1
  • Cultural Context: Landscape Urbanism
  • Cultural Context
  • Sustainable Technology 2

Study style

All work is assessed via coursework, which is a mix of written and illustrated reports, essays and design-based projects.

Entry requirements

  • At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent
  • You may be invited to attend an optional interview
  • A portfolio of work is desirable but not essential
  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in any band) or equivalent.

Careers

Landscape architecture offers a wide range of exciting careers in the private, public and charity sectors. As a multiskilled graduate, career opportunities include working as a landscape architect in private practice or in public and charity sectors, as well as working in landscape planning, project management and garden design.

Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

We welcome international students from around the world. Study??ing in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us?.

We welcome international students from around the world. Study??ing in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us?. Read less
Cheltenham , Gloucester + 1 More Less