Taught course

Landscape Architecture - MA

Birmingham City University · Birmingham School of Architecture and Design

Entry requirements

Landscape Institute accredited Conversion Course, or BA Hons / BSc degree in Landscape Architecture or Garden Design, minimum Lower Second-Class (2:2).

Months of entry


Course content

This forward looking and innovative MA Landscape Architecture course offers you the opportunity to further your career as a professional landscape architect and give the first steps to become a Chartered Landscape Architect.

The MA 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 with an undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture or an international equivalent.

Note: If you do not hold a degree in Landscape Architecture then please view our two-year MLA Landscape Architecture option.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,500 per year
International students
£16,870 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiry Team
+44 (0) 121 331 5595