Kingston University

Kingston University

Landscape Architecture

The programme engages with the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary landscape practice and research, and new opportunities for creative collaboration and co production. Our London location, established local, European and international networks and Landscape Interface Studio, provide the focus for contemporary landscape design projects such as live projects and immediate and long term landscape solutions for cities and their regions.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry qualifications for the programme are: an honours degree (minimum 2.2) and/or professional experience and a qualification in a related discipline such as Architecture, Spatial Design, Engineering, Ecology, or Geography. Applications are considered initially on the basis of the information in the application forms including academic and employer references and a portfolio of evidence of personal study or a professional portfolio. All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course. Applicants from one of the recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: Landscape architecture primer; landscape architecture portfolio; landscape architecture professional practice: design and making; landscape architecture: reading, research and narrative; landscape architecture thesis project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on design projects and portfolio; critical case study; professional practice report; seminar presentations; landscape manifesto; masters project exhibition or digital publication.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLA Full-time - 2 years
MLA Part-time - 4 years

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Key information

Postgradate Admissions Administrator
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