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Landscape Architecture, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The Master of Landscape Architecture programme, offered by The University of Hong Kong, provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary education in landscape architecture that is designed to equip students with core knowledge and technical competencies in the arts and sciences of landscape architecture.

About

The curriculum comprises design studios, core courses and electives covering both practical and theoretical studies in: landscape planning and design; ecology; horticulture; planting design; construction technology; professional practice; and techniques in visual communication and digital technology. 

Students are encouraged to carry out research projects and participate in the Faculty's overseas field trips, community workshops, and joint studios with overseas institutions. Students are required to complete the Intensive Pre-requisite Field Study course in late summer before the first semester commences.

The Master in Landscape Architecture programme at The University of Hong is a specialized, professional degree, designed to lead directly to a professional qualification and registration in landscape architecture. The programme has been accredited by the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects (HKILA). HKILA has reciprocal membership rights with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA).

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance
  • Full Time (two years)
  • The MLA course curriculum follows a specific sequence over a two-year period. Not all courses are offered each year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

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General Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Arts (Landscape Studies) or Bachelor of Arts (Architectural Studies) degree of the University of Hong Kong or a similar degree from a comparable institution accepted for this purpose. 
  • Applicants without a design-related undergraduate degree are encouraged to apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture (PDLA) programme.  
  • This distinct, one-year curriculum is structured to provide an introductory education in the discipline of landscape architecture and prepare students for continuing studies at a master's level such as the Master of Landscape Architecture.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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