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Landscape and Urbanism MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Urban Studies Landscape Design / Architecture

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course aims to prepare you for creative roles in the context of landscape and urbanism design practice and research. Our London location, local and European networks and an international perspective provide the focus for contemporary landscape and urbanism projects, including green and water infrastructures, resilient and adaptive city strategies and the detailed design of places for people. The course provides an innovative design education, with opportunities to participate in live projects such as European and local consultancy within the Landscape Interface Studio. Study visits, international workshops, external lectures, live projects, and visits to London shows, museums and institutions allow you to develop experience and knowledge to support your individual career ambitions. Design projects reflect opportunities and challenges of contemporary landscape urbanism, at global and local scales. Themes include public realm, green and blue infrastructures, wellbeing, growth and transformation through time, climate change, biodiversity, city and identity, and zones of transition. Modules in research and theory support critical reflection, while study of materials and techniques supports appropriate technical knowledge and inquiry. Workshops include: communication, learning through making, observation, mapping and consultation, building information modeling (BIM).

Different course options

Full time | Knights Park | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module addresses the specifics of placemaking of significant urban space(s). At this scale the emphasis is on the identification of significant existing features and uses and the transformation process through addition and subtraction. Materials and spatial qualities are explored, as are changes through time. This module allows for detailed resolution. The study of precedent landscape and urban design projects is an important component of the module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree; or professional experience and a qualification in architecture, landscape design or other relevant design discipline.

University information

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