Entry requirements

  • At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in landscape architecture or landscape design (for direct entry onto the MA, or an undergraduate degree in any field of 2:2 or above for the conversion MA)
  • You will be invited to attend an interview
  • A portfolio of work showing evidence of your current creative work and experience is essential
  • EU and international students need IELTS 6.0 overall (no less than 5.5 in writing and in any other band) or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study on the longest-running Landscape Architecture programme in the UK.

Develop and refine vital skills and experience, to establish a long-term career in an exciting profession.

The world of landscape architecture encompasses many skills and environments. On this course, you will 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 build a rewarding career, skilfully 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.

Study style

Learning takes place in a studio-based environment, through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars and student-led research. Teaching techniques combine the practice and philosophy of landscape architecture with a focus on innovation, creativity, personal development, expression, professionalism and sustainability.

Our landscape study community comprises a blend of UK, European and international students, which provides a rich mix of geographic, environmental, social and cultural influences, and further enriches the learning experience.

All work is assessed via coursework, which is a mix of written and illustrated reports.

Careers

This course equips students with the skills to take on the wide range of careers offered by an exciting industry and influential profession.

Landscape architects play a role in shaping everything from national parks and city layouts, to World Heritage Sites and school playgrounds. Career opportunities include working as a landscape architect in private practice or in public and charity sectors, as well as in landscape planning, project management and garden design.

Fees and funding

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

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
  • PGDip
    part time
    20 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    8 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glos.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 3330 141414