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Landscape Architecture, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) ,
Learn to influence the creation of environments that improve the quality of towns, cities and regional landscapes with a sustainable and creative flair with this Master of Landscape Architecture from Deakin University.

About

Focused on sustainability and its economic, social and environmental underpinnings, Deakin’s Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed for those who are passionate about becoming a landscape architect driven to improve the quality and development of our towns, cityscapes and regional landscapes.

The Master of Landscape Architecture from Deakin University provides students with the opportunity to specialise in project management, ecological sustainability, cultural heritage, urban design, and change management planning.

Distinguishing characteristics of this course include its engagement with ecology, spirit of place, people, Indigenous thought and urban design to inform and craft places of renewal, stimulation, healing and respect.

Career

As a graduate of Deakin’s Master of Landscape Architecture, you may find employment in all fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning in both private practice and government entities.

The Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed in direct consultation with AILA, potential employers, industry, government and professional representatives. As a graduate of the course, you will have a developed understanding across a range of disciplines and will be equipped to collaborate on projects in delivering integrated solutions. 

Career opportunities for graduates may be found in all fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning, in both the public and private sectors.

Accreditation

The Master of Landscape Architecture is accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geo-Planning and Design
  • Designing Urban Environments
  • Landscape Narrating and Meaning
  • Indigenous Narratives and Processes
  • Urban Design Studio
  • Plants, Design and Ecologies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    16 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    169

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

    Students must also meet the undergraduate English language requirements.

    • Bachelor degree in related discipline; with a minimum WAM of 60 OR,
    • Portfolio of relevant work.
    CRICOS code: 075364G

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      33400 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 33400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      26200 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 26200 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for Geelong

    • 1000 - 2000 AUD/month
      Living Costs

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

    Funding

    • A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.
    • If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your Immediate Family Members may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.

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