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Landscape Architecture MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Landscape Gardening

Course type


Course Summary

On this course, you will explore techniques which will help you become a creative and reflective designer, primed to start a rewarding career as a chartered landscape architect. This course is fully accredited by the Landscape Institute which is the final university qualification that enables you to become a graduate member of the Institute. A further examination is taken after working in professional practice before you become a Chartered Landscape Architect. On this flexible, studio-based course, you will benefit from our multimedia studios equipped with drawing boards, computers and model-making facilities, specialist workshops.

Our long-standing links with industry keep us up to date with the latest job vacancies. Our graduates have forged careers in private design consultancies, local government agencies and environmental organisations in the UK and overseas. Job titles will include: Landscape Architect; Landscape Technician and Urban Designer.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | 27-JAN-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



You will prepare for professional practice as you discover the trends and issues relevant to contemporary landscape architecture, including the scope of work, methods of approach and responsibilities of practising landscape architects.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture to access the top up course. Alternatively applicants to the full MA course should have at least a second class honours degree supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. The University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Applicants are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent.