Taught course

Landscape Architecture (Conversion)

Institution
University of Gloucestershire · School of Arts
Qualifications
PGDipMA

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Entry requirements

  • At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Applicants will be considered on an individual basis
  • You may be invited 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 band) or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Build upon your existing skills within a highly professional environment, on a course recognised by the International Federation of Landscape Architects and accredited by the Landscape Institute.

Sustainable landscape design benefits from the creative contribution of people with a range of skills and backgrounds. This course allows graduates from different backgrounds to gain the skills required to build a rewarding career in landscape architecture. Through live projects you will engage with keys areas, such as master-planning, environmental assessment, public consultation and design.

You will actively acquire the practical skills and knowledge that underpin the landscape architecture industry in the 21st century. Studying philosophical aspects of the discipline, exploring influential landscapes and working on live private and public sector briefs will increase your confidence and expertise. With a long-standing reputation and excellent links to industry and professional bodies -plus a strong emphasis on sustainability - this course provides an excellent foundation upon which to build a dynamic career.

Study style

Landscape architecture offers a wide range of exciting careers in the private, public and charity sectors. As a multiskilled graduate, career opportunities include working as a landscape architect in private practice or in public and charity sectors, as well as working in landscape planning, project management and garden design.

International Industry Recognition

This course is recognised by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), a mark of its quality.


Work on real sites, for real clients

This course has a strong vocational focus and students benefit from our well-established industry connections by working on real projects, for real clients putting your new knowledge and skills into practice.

Careers

Landscape architecture offers a wide range of exciting careers in the private, public and charity sectors. As a multiskilled graduate, career opportunities include working as a landscape architect in private practice or in public and charity sectors, as well as working in landscape planning, project management and garden design.

Fees and funding

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

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    20 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MA
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Half of the course gives you the design skills to convert your studies for the postgraduate diploma year, then you'll embark on your "Pathway to Chartership" with the Royal Chartered Landscape Institute who represent you're ready to work as a professional practitioner.

Course contact details

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