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Landscape Architecture (Taught), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #317 (QS) ,
Lincoln University's (taught) Master of Landscape Architecture is available only to graduates of an accredited BLA and is an extension programme for students wanting to add extra value to their education


This MLA is a 120 credit programme and includes a 40 credit dissertation. Students may take two courses outside the landscape discipline if they choose, to increase their knowledge in ecology, computing, environmental studies and other areas.

Programme Structure

For graduates with an accredited BLA, the (research) Master of Landscape Architecture provides the opportunity to extend their landscape architectural education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      Students can commence in either Semester 1 or 2.
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

  • Graduates with first class or second class division one Honours are normally eligible for direct entry to the MLA (taught or thesis).
  • Students admitted with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture without Honours or with second class division two Honours will normally have completed a bridging programme comprising the Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Studies and reached a sufficiently high standard, normally a B average, for entry to the MLA.
  • Students intending to undertake a thesis must normally achieve a B+ average in the Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11016 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/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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