University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Landscape Architecture (MLA)

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.

Entry requirements

MLA: * 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.

Course modules

**Students are required to study the following compulsory courses** * Landscape Design 1: Experimentation and Communication (30 credits) * Landscape Design 2: Ecologies, Exploration and Proposition (30 credits) * Contemporary Theories of Landscape (15 credits) * Landscape Design Technology 3 (30 credits) * Plant Technologies (15 credits) **Students are required to study the following compulsory courses** * Landscape and Urbanism Theory (40 credits); * Advanced Landscape Design (40 credits); * Design Research Methodologies (20 credits); * Landscape Representation (20 credits); * Master Project (40 credits); * Professional and Technical Practice (20 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessments include a design portfolio, technical reports, professional reports, theory essays, and a thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MLA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MLA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MLA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MLA Full-time September 2019 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MLA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MLA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
MLA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
MLA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 Years
MLA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
MLA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
MLA Part-time September 2019 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus SE10 9LS London

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School of Design