The University of Greenwich

Landscape Architecture (MLA)

Greenwich Maritime Campus
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)

Location: Greenwich Maritime Campus

Website: www.gre.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/09/16

Duration: -

Intl fees: £13500


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Description

The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) is designed for graduates who wish to become professional landscape architects. The programme is accredited by the Landscape Institute, offering a 2-year 'graduate entry' route for candidates from diverse backgrounds, professions and educations.

The MLA programme has a focus on design excellence, with landscape architecture projects exploring issues of cities, society and the environment. Students develop skills and knowledge in: design, history, theory, professional practice, technology, ecology, sustainability, horticulture, drawing and digital representation.

Facilities
Through your studies, you will engage fully with the digital and workshop facilities of the new Stockwell Street building in Greenwich. You will also have the opportunity to be involved with the 14 green roofs at Stockwell Street and the resources of the adjacent Royal Park in Greenwich. Examples of student work can be found on our blog, www.thelandscape.org.

Student backgrounds
Applicants include graduates from architecture, design, art, geography, sociology, ecology and many other disciplines. The programme attracts many applicants who are changing career or further focusing their career in the profession of Landscape Architecture.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are to:

  • Introduce to and advance students through the design, technical, professional, and theoretical skills of Landscape Architecture practice

  • Encourage an environment of innovation and creativity in the development of exceptional landscape architecture projects

  • Establish social, ecological and design processes as a fundamental aspect of landscape architecture

Professional recognition

The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) programme is part of a Landscape Institute accredited route to becoming a fully-qualified Chartered Landscape Architect.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

  • A good undergraduate Bachelor's degree:
  • Applicants will be invited to attend an interview at Greenwich; for applicants unable to attend in person there is an option to have an interview over telephone/Skype.
  • Applicants will be asked to present a portfolio of creative and visual work.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich, Architecture .

Professional bodies

  • Landscape Institute

About this university

International students

There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.

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