Taught course

Landscape Architecture (Conversion) - MLA

Birmingham City University · Birmingham School of Architecture and Design

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in any subject, minimum Lower Second-Class (2:2).

IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 minimum in all bands.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This forward looking and innovative MLA Landscape Architecture is a Conversion Masters that offers applicants who wish to make a career change the opportunity to qualify and become a professional landscape architect.

The MLA Landscape Architecture course provides you with opportunities to explore responses to climate change emergency and biodiversity loss, and help in planning and designing meaningful, fair and resilient landscapes, places and communities of the future. Exploring these themes and issues is central to our common future and our Landscape Architecture course is very well placed to build employability skills that will position you at the forefront of these subjects.

The course stimulates a design studio culture and encourages high levels of research, design innovation, creativity and distinct ownership of ideas and concepts. We put an emphasis on contemporary practice and real-world projects aligned to develop the critical integration of theory and practice across scales, from landscape planning to master planning to detail design.

We invite applications from students from any disciplinary background.

If you already have a degree in Landscape Architecture please see our one-year MA in Landscape Architecture option.

Fees and funding

Learn more about postgraduate fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

30 months starting in January

36 months including professional placement

Course contact details

Course Enquiry Team
+44 (0)121 331 6295