• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #356 (QS) Christchurch, New Zealand
The Landscape Architecture (Taught) programme at Lincoln University Canterbury is available only to graduates of the Bachelor of Landscape (B.L.A) Architecture and is an extension programme for students wanting to add extra value to their education.


Graduates from the Landscape Architecture (Taught) programme at Lincoln University Canterbury are eligible to become registered professionals who are highly sought-after within both public and private sectors throughout New Zealand, Australia and internationally.


Students may take two courses outside the landscape discipline if they choose, to increase their knowledge in ecology, computing, environmental studies and other areas.


  • The M.L.A is accredited by the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Landscape Planting Practice
  • Planting Design and Management
  • Landscape Analysis, Planning and Design
  • Site Design
  • Design Details
  • Landscape and Culture
  • Special Topic in Food Landscapes

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A relevant degree with a B grade average in your 300-level courses and final year (full-time equivalent)
  • A birth certificate or passport (a scanned copy showing the same name that is on your academic documents)
  • Academic transcripts (results or mark sheets) for all tertiary education qualifications, either completed or partially completed. The transcript must include the courses taken and the marks or grades achieved. The grading scale used must also be provided.
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if applicable)
  • A Curriculum Vitae or resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24461 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24461 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4405 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4405 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • National students: 7700 NZD
  • International students: 42750 NZD

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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