Study a Master of Landscape Architecture from The University of Western Australia and become a critical thinker with rigorous skills in the pragmatic and theoretical art of landscape design and manipulation.

The Master of Landscape Architecture is primarily concerned with the quality of the environment. This course provides emphasis on ecological, cultural and social concerns at a global, regional and local level. Become a critical thinker with rigorous skills in the pragmatic and theoretical art of landscape design and manipulation.


This course is primarily concerned with the quality of the environment. A Master of Landscape Architecture degree provides a wide range of employment options, including working as a landscape architect, an environmental consultant, an urban designer, an environmental manager, a government policy advisor or a landscape architecture educator/academic.


The UWA Master of Landscape Architecture is accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. After finishing the Master of Landscape Architecture, graduates must complete at least two years of professional practice before being eligible to become a registered landscape architect.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Strategies in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Architecture
  • Australian Landscapes
  • Design Studio—Making
  • Landscape and Urban Ecology
  • Design Studio—Complexity
  • Critical Theory: 'isms and 'ologies in Landscape Architecture

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 years (with completed undergraduate major in Landscape Architecture). The course duration will be longer (up to 3 years full time) for graduates without previous studies in landscape architecture.

    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 


  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
CRICOS: 084739F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52056 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 104100 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Domestic average annual fee: $8934

Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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