University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Landscape Studies

This course provides a foundation in landscape architecture. You�ll explore different aspects of the discipline, learn skills and write a dissertation on a landscape topic that matters to you. If you complete this course, you may be able to join the second year of the MA Landscape Architecture and work towards a professional qualification. The end-of-year exhibition gives you the chance to present your work to prospective employers. Graduates work for private sector consultancies, community development agencies, local authorities and government. More and more of our graduates are beginning their careers overseas, in Australia, China, the Middle East and the US.

Entry requirements

Good undergraduate honours degree. English language requirements Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: landscape architecture: nature, design, and people; urban ecological design and management; landscape planning; landscape urbanism and design; introduction to landscape research; research proposal and dissertation preparation; landscape research dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework assignments, dissertation, oral presentation and examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
MA Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
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0114 222 0617