Landscape Architecture and Garden Design

Szent István University

24 months
5800 EUR/year
5800 EUR/year
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At the Faculty of Landscape Architecture we offer a 4-semester Master of Arts in Landscape Architecture and Garden Design (MLA) qualification that can be taken full-time and part-time. Our Landscape Architecture and Garden Design Programme leads to a full SSzent István University qualification which is accredited by the nationally recognised Hungarian Accreditation Committee.


Facts about this program

  • Our Landscape Architecture and Garden Design at Szent István University is designed especially for master or bachelor graduates who want to advance their personal and professional development in the field of landscape architecture. The study programme provides a unique opportunity for learners to invest in their future. It enables young professionals to become a skilled landscape architect or a leading landscape designer who contributes to develop quality environment.
  • The MLA course enables students to advance their career opportunities in an international level. It embraces a wide spectrum of landscape design themes - from urban open space projects to historical gardens and landscapes or the renewal and reclamation of protected or non-protected landscapes. The course connects  design theory with practice, landscape design projects with large-scale landscape planning concepts.
  • The programme is offered at the Szent István University, the only educational institution for landscape architecture in Hungary with a more than a 100-year experience. We are working with visiting lecturers and workshop leaders from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Austria. This helps us to offer our students the ability to join a broadened  international network of professional landscape designers, landscape architects and professional lecturers and trainers.
  • For our students, the project-based educational methodology with a focus on the Central European landscape holds many benefits. We tackle challenges equally in protection and development of green networks as we do it in conservation of  landscape heritage. Our professors and lecturers have proven expertise in Central-Eastern European Countries as well as around the European region. This offers our candidates the possibility to discuss and initiate programs and projects in their native country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architectural spatial theory and contemporary architecture
  • Landscape and garden design
  • Landscape graphics & communication
  • Planting materials and planting design
  • Studies in urban sociology and ecology
  • Elective

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To have at least a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or similar institute in the field of landscape architecture or architecture-related subjects.
  • To show some ability at freehand drawing.
  • To show evidence of a sufficient oral and written command of the English language. If English is not your mother tongue, an English language test is required.
  • To have the ability to interact and work with people from very diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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