Landscapes form our living environment. Natural landscapes are often beautiful in themselves, however most of those we now live in are the result of our complex interaction with the natural world. Your goal is to study and design sustainable solutions for important landscape challenges such as climate change, energy needs, health, food security and urbanisation.Why join this M.Sc. programme?
You are prepared to independently research and critically reflect on the socio-political and environmental implications of your future profession, and the related spatial interventions in the real world and in people’s everyday lives. Your abilities are tested in the process of planning and design throughout the entire programme.Unique in the world
You join a unique and world-leading programme, a result of the Netherlands’ history of forming and managing the needs of one of the world’s most densely populated areas in a hydrologically complex delta landscape.. This is rooted in the strong Dutch planning and design tradition developed to find solutions for the use of densely populated land in a hydrologically complex delta landscape.Future career
Once you have graduated from the Landscape Architecture and Planning M.Sc. programme at Wageningen University and Research, there are many fields and positions related to landscape, land use and the environment open to you. Most graduates are employed by consultancy and engineering companies, planning and design agencies, district water boards, government agencies and universities. A number of graduates work for large, multinational firms, while others are employed by small and medium sized companies or continue their career in research.
Within the master programme you can choose one of the following Specialisations to meet your personal interests.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website programme website .
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.
Minimum required score:
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.Schedule IELTS
Minimum required score (Grade C):
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.
To enrol in an MSc Programme at Wageningen University, you need:
For more information, please visit the programme website.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Considering a higher education course in the Netherlands? You may be eligible for support in the form of a performance grant, a loan and a public transport student card.The Netherlands Fellowship Programme – NFP
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) is a scholarships programme that was initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.