Masters Programs in Landscape Architecture

Compare 19 Masters Programs in Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture

A Master in Landscape Architecture program is a multidisciplinary art and science applying the principles and techniques of architecture, urban design, urban planning, agriculture, soil science and even psychology, among other fields, in order to design outdoor spaces and structures for certain purposes. More than ever, landscape architects are finding themselves in great demand as cities begin to realize the need and value of parks and other public spaces for the creation of harmonious communities.

No city can be truly modern or functional without maintaining the fragile balance between greenery and concrete. As several metropolises around the world have repeatedly come to realize, urban sprawl is toxic to its population in large quantities. Parks, trees and shrubs provide a positive therapeutic and psychological effect to citizens. Even the private sector realizes this. Majority of businesses hire landscape architects to design and manage the maintenance of the frontages of hotels and restaurants, resorts and golf parks. Likewise, private residences would often employ the services of landscape architects for their yards. And so the demand for professionals holding a Master in Landscape Architecture is continuously growing as they find use in both public and private sectors.

A Master in Landscape Architecture grants the individual an even greater sense of understanding of key concepts in botany, fine arts, geography and ecology. He must be able to conceive feasible plans that offer tangible solutions to communities and private enterprises. The most famous contributions of landscape architects to the world include the Central Park in New York City and the pavilion of the Taj Mahal in India.

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Master of Landscape Architecture

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Based within Manchester School of Architecture and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Master of Landscape Architecture is a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast growing, global profession. [+]

The Master of Landscape Architecture is a professional qualification, accredited by the Landscape Institute, which provides a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast growing, global profession.

The MLA combines an emphasis on individual practice and an exploratory, experimental approach, with a strong professional underpinning. It is both a conversion course for graduates of related subject areas and a final postgraduate year of education for landscape graduates.

The subject is awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University where it has been taught for over 40 years and today forms part of the prestigious Manchester School of Architecture. Our graduates are world leaders in the profession and have gone on to impressive careers nationally and internationally. Alumni include James Corner of Field Operations, lead designer for the New York Highline, and Jason Prior of Aecom, responsible for the Olympic Park masterplans in London and Rio de Janeiro.... [-]


Master of Landscape Architecture

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) graduate degree program offers an accredited three-year curriculum. This professional course of study is highly demanding with a large proportion of the curriculum being required coursework. Design studios are integrated with courses in landscape history and theory, site analysis and planning, and management of environments. Within this challenging program, opportunities to develop an individual identity and special skills are made possible through the selection of specialized topic design studios, thoughtful engagement with electives, and especially through the execution of the Graduation Project. [+]

The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) graduate degree program offers an accredited three-year curriculum. This professional course of study is highly demanding with a large proportion of the curriculum being required coursework. Design studios are integrated with courses in landscape history and theory, site analysis and planning, and management of environments. Within this challenging program, opportunities to develop an individual identity and special skills are made possible through the selection of specialized topic design studios, thoughtful engagement with electives, and especially through the execution of the Graduation Project.

The academics are coupled with experience in the contemporary profession with internships available for credits. By working in firms or agencies related to student's areas of interest, design development, and documentation skills are honed for future practice. Students build and expand their professional network through these positions and small student-faculty ratios.... [-]


Master of Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture (MASLA) is a post-professional research degree offered in a two-year curriculum. Students work in independent research-based studies in collaboration with faculty members engaged in certain research themes. This immersive program is for those who wish to synthesize existing knowledge in landscape architecture and progress contemporary concepts in the field. Within the wider University community, students immerse themselves in a focused research environment enriched by resources and support from related disciplines such as community and regional planning, civil engineering, geography, and art history, visual and theory. [+]

The Master of Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture (MASLA) is a post-professional research degree offered in a two-year curriculum. Students work in independent research-based studies in collaboration with faculty members engaged in certain research themes. This immersive program is for those who wish to synthesize existing knowledge in landscape architecture and progress contemporary concepts in the field. Within the wider University community, students immerse themselves in a focused research environment enriched by resources and support from related disciplines such as community and regional planning, civil engineering, geography, and art history, visual and theory.

The MASLA program is intended for qualified applicants with a previous professional degree with the capacity for independent research. The main criteria for admissions include a comprehensive proposal for their research and prior consultation with individual faculty members to discuss student's ambitions and supported research topics. ... [-]


Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Vancouver

The dual degree option is a four-year program to pursue the Master of Architecture and the Master of Landscape Architecture at the same time. The dual degree is certified with both the Canadian Architectural Certification Board and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. The dual degree program harmonizes architectural design with ecological consciousness to create an inclusive understanding of built and natural environments. [+]

The dual degree option is a four-year program to pursue the Master of Architecture and the Master of Landscape Architecture at the same time. The dual degree is certified with both the Canadian Architectural Certification Board and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. The dual degree program harmonizes architectural design with ecological consciousness to create an inclusive understanding of built and natural environments.

Dual degree option

The dual degree option is a four-year program to pursue the Master of Architecture (MArch) and the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) at the same time. Each degree is accredited: the MArch degree by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board and MLA degree by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Council.... [-]


Master of Landscape Design (MLD)

CEPT University
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 India Ahmedabad

Master of Landscape Design program provides professional education for development of regional landscape planning, geographical information systems, natural resources analysis and interpretation towards land development for various natural and human infrastructures. [+]

Master of Landscape Design (MLD)

Program Overview

Master of Landscape Design program provides professional education for development of regional landscape planning, geographical information systems, natural resources analysis and interpretation towards land development for various natural and human infrastructures. Students will acquire skills that enable them to analyze regions for carrying capacity, land use suitability, land capability as well as design of landscapes towards development and conservation of natural sustainable ecosystems. Besides, design explorations of small scale landscapes are integrated well within the studio exercises.

Landscape programs at CEPT University are designed to allow a comprehensive and in depth understanding of the profession. Students have demonstrated new thinking, coupled with measured and relevant responses to varying landscape situations. The spirit of exploration and finding creative solutions is a part of the education.... [-]


Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)

CEPT University
Campus Full time Part time July 2018 India Ahmedabad

Landscape Architecture plays a pivotal role in a country like India that is fast changing in its physical form. [+]

Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)

Program Overview

Landscape Architecture plays a pivotal role in a country like India that is fast changing in its physical form. The present day Landscape Professional is trained to be ecologically sensitive and protector of natural resources and works at varying scales, complexities and typologies. These include projects in regional landscapes, housing, institutional, recreational, urban, heritage, infrastructure, and industrial & household spaces. A Landscape Architecture/Design Professional needs to develop a critical understanding of the scope of the profession and evolve a value system and a keen sense of inquiry.

This program at CEPT University is highly recognized and provides the opportunity for young professionals to upgrade their capacities and credentials. It also provides an opportunity for wider exposure to architecture, planning, construction, design and management of human habitats. Exchange Programs with international universities allow for exposure of students to diverse of academic and professional environments in the world.... [-]


Master in Landscape Planning

Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Campus Full time September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

The Landscape Planning programme aims to sufficiently prepare graduates to be competitive on the international job market. The field of study is therefore strongly oriented toward acquisition of practical skills, wherein the professional staff of the faculty, including foreign scientific researchers, will share their current knowledge in the field of landscape planning, landscape ecology and landscape architecture with you. [+]

The Landscape Planning programme aims to sufficiently prepare graduates to be competitive on the international job market. The field of study is therefore strongly oriented toward acquisition of practical skills, wherein the professional staff of the faculty, including foreign scientific researchers, will share their current knowledge in the field of landscape planning, landscape ecology and landscape architecture with you.

Students learn by working on real projects and become skilled in applied sustainable land use planning and resource management. We often focus this work on the dynamic and varied landscape of the Czech Republic, however sustainable approaches to landscape planning can be applied elsewhere. ... [-]


Postgraduate In Madein - Space Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 300 hours October 2018 Brazil São Paulo

The course stimulates the sensitivity to the materiality of the constructed spaces and the context in which they are inserted, preparing students to develop transdisciplinary projects based on the relation between user, space and materials. [+]

BECAUSE?

The course stimulates the sensitivity to the materiality of the constructed spaces and the context in which they are inserted, preparing students to develop transdisciplinary projects based on the relation between user, space and materials.

FOR WHOM?

The course is geared toward students with degrees in architecture, interior design, graphic design or product, visual arts and landscaping. The candidate must present a portfolio that proves his ability to manipulate the space.

HOW IS IT?

Students are encouraged to develop different project scales, in groups with people of different qualifications, in order to bring practical activities closer to the professional reality.... [-]


Master's Degree In Landscape Architecture Juana De Vega

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain A Coruña

Structure of the study Module I Theory and Methodology Landscape Planning Landscape Design I [+]

Structure of the study

Module I

Theory and Methodology Landscape Planning Landscape Design I Information Technology Vegetation and Plant Material I Workshop Cultural landscape Subject Specialization 1. Landscape Graphic Design Subject Specialization 2. Environmental Sciences Applied to Landscape History of Gardening and Landscape Landscape Design II Vegetation and Plant Material II Public Spaces Integration of Infrastructures in the Landscape Materials, Construction and Facilities Landscape Management Work End of Master ... [-]

Master in Garden Design

ISAD - Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design
Campus Part time November 2018 Italy Milan

The European master of 1st level, validated by E.A.B.H.E.S., lasting one year long course is intended to provide a solid education to realize a green area, wisely disposing its elements and organizing each phase. At the end of the annual path they are released 60 ECTS credits (European credits). [+]

The European master of 1st level, validated by E.A.B.H.E.S., lasting one year long course is intended to provide a solid education to realize a green area, wisely disposing its elements and organizing each phase. At the end of the annual path they are released 60 ECTS credits (European credits).

It is articulated in basic teachings and complementary teachings. It is completed with an internship and accompanied by extra events opened to everyone. The basic teachings comprehend Garden History and Culture, Climate, Botanic, Plants Nomenclature and Recognition, Structural Elements (water-drainage, use of materials, furniture), Designing, Drawing (free-hand, Technical and CAD) and communication.... [-]


Masters - Landscape Design

Far Eastern Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Vladivostok

The program is aimed at training professionals in the field of environmental design. It combines fundamental training in the field of sustainable environmental design, landscape design, architecture, urbanism, ecology, sociology and culture, history and theory of architecture and design; [+]

Program Overview

The program is aimed at training professionals in the field of environmental design. It combines fundamental training in the field of sustainable environmental design, landscape design, architecture, urbanism, ecology, sociology and culture, history and theory of architecture and design; as well as the skills of application of GIS / CAD-technology based on spatial analysis environment, the collection and processing of information, skills, 3D-visualization and processing of graphic and digital content for their projects.

The program is offered to familiarize with the processes of globalization in the sphere of preservation of the natural environment and their role in the international scale.... [-]


Master of Landscape Architecture

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Ireland Dublin

This Master programme teaches you how to design with the landscape. You will work with the natural and cultural processes that shape our towns and countryside. [+]

Master of Landscape Architecture Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)

This Master programme teaches you how to design with the landscape. You will work with the natural and cultural processes that shape our towns and countryside. Graduates of this professionally recognised programme can go onto practice as landscape architects in Ireland, Europe and elsewhere – designing anything from gardens to cities.

Who should apply?

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

This is a taught, two-year, full-time, professionally recognised graduate programme that builds on competencies gained at an undergraduate level from the Bachelors in Landscape Architecture or related programmes in Ireland and abroad. This Masters is for students wishing to gain a higher professional qualification.... [-]


Master of Architectural Science - Landscape Studies

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Ireland Dublin

The Masters of Architectural Science (Landscape studies) sets out the basis for a more integrated approach to managing (planning, designing, developing, conserving and caring) for the rural, fringe and urban landscape in Ireland and elsewhere. [+]

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The Masters of Architectural Science (Landscape studies) sets out the basis for a more integrated approach to managing (planning, designing, developing, conserving and caring) for the rural, fringe and urban landscape in Ireland and elsewhere.

The programme believes that the best postgraduate education takes place in an interdisciplinary environment. All disciplines are involved in designing, planning, making and protecting the designed environment will share core modules in the same lecture space and design studio. Students in Landscape will be educated by the leading researchers and practitioners in the Europe, and be exposed to contemporary theoretical, technical and legislative issues. Who should apply? ... [-]

Master of Landscape Architecture

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Landscape Architecture provides students with the opportunity to collaborate alongside celebrated practitioners from award-winning international design studios and leading experts in the area of urban design. Students engage in a variety of projects that are based upon the big questions that face global contemporary cities and landscapes: urban densification, climate change, declining resource supply (land, food and water) and the loss of biological diversity through ecological fragmentation and habitat destruction. Using the most relevant and up-to-date methodologies and technologies, students participate in practice-based studios to develop their complex problem-solving skills in order to address the critical role of landscape in the cities of the future. [+]

By building advanced specialist knowledge, UTS students graduate with a range of advocacy, political and professional agency, project management and financial skills in order to tackle contemporary issues in local and global contexts. The Master of Landscape Architecture offers the opportunity for students to actively and critically consider the agency of landscape in the future city and become active in the discourse of what future cities may become through an integrated design-focused approach. Graduates from the Master of Landscape Architecture are well-equipped to tackle contemporary issues in local and/or global contexts through an expanded understanding of the most relevant and up-to-date methodologies, tools and technologies.... [-]


M.Arch 1

SCI-Arc
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Los Angeles

SCI-Arc’s M.Arch 1 is a three-year, seven-term, professional Master of Architecture program. The core of the program involves architectural experimentation and learning through making. [+]

SCI-Arc’s M.Arch 1 is a three-year, seven-term, professional Master of Architecture program. The core of the program involves architectural experimentation and learning through making.

Open to applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any field of study, the M.Arch 1 program requires attendance for the fall and spring terms of the first two years, and the fall, spring, and summer terms of the third year. The curriculum is horizontally integrated and vertically progressive, starting with a four-semester core sequence in which students develop a framework for the discipline and a strong foundation for critical inquiry and experimentation.

Each semester’s design studio is integrally linked with courses in visual, cultural, and applied studies, giving insights into the relationship between architecture and technological advances, representation, and social change. With each progressive semester, students become more sophisticated in addressing complex architectural issues while testing their own intellectual and design convictions.... [-]