Taught course

Landscape Architecture

University of Gloucestershire · Department of Natural and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You will need at least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in landscape architecture or landscape design. You will be required to attend an interview. A portfolio of work is essential. EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent

Months of entry


Course content

We are the longest-running Landscape Architecture course in the UK. The world of landscape architecture encompasses many skills and environments. On this course, which is recognised by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and the Landscape Institute, you will develop and refine vital skills and experience for a long-term career in an exciting profession.

On this course you’ll benefit from professional links to industry, an emphasis on sustainability, a wide range of client projects and proactive teaching staff with extensive professional practice experience. As a result, you will acquire the high level of knowledge and professionalism required to forge a rewarding career, skillfully tackling 21st century issues from sustainability to changes in government policy.

With proximity to cities and rich English landscapes, you will be exposed to the breadth of landscape practice. Landscape architecture is an alchemy of global topics and specific local conditions, and you will develop your skills in this context. The emphasis on both practical and academic aspects of the profession ensures that you will leave with the confidence and insight to go straight into employment and forge a successful career.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Learn more at out postgraduate fees, loans and finance page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
8 months
part time
20 months

Further details of qualification

PT attendance: 1 or 2 classes per week. Staged awards. The course is delivered in partnership with the university's Centre for Active Learning in Geography, Environment and Related Disciplines, funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England in recognition of the outstanding quality and innovation in teaching and learning.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations7
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Creative work30
Dissertation33 (18000 words)

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 3330 141414