University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Landscape Architecture

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 you will leave with the confidence and insight to go straight into employment and forge a successful career.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in landscape architecture or landscape design. Applicants may be required to attend an interview. A portfolio of work is desirable but not essential. International students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.

Course modules

Assessment methods

All work is assessed via coursework which is a mix of written, illustrated reports, essays and design-based projects.

Sponsorship information

LEA funding for PgDip.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Francis Close Hall Cheltenham GL50 4AZ South West

Key information

Telephone number: 
03330 141414