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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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The Landscape Architecture from Leeds Beckett University is an advanced programme of design and professional studies for students who wish to become chartered landscape architects. You can top-up your postgraduate diploma into an MA by carrying out additional design or practice-based study.

About

This highly-regarded course explores values, knowledge, skills and techniques appropriate to the development of creative, reflective designers. You can negotiate a programme of studies to broaden and deepen knowledge and skills relevant to your individual interests, needs and career aspirations.

At this Landscape Architecture from Leeds Beckett University, you will have the opportunity to respond to current environmental challenges and issues relevant to landscape architecture, which may include live projects and competitions. The major design project applies thematic design research to a project site at a range of scales, along with two studio options for your negotiated study, linked to staff research and specialisms.

Career

Our long-standing links with industry will ensure you are kept up to date with the latest job vacancies. Our graduates have forged careers in private design consultancies, local government agencies and environmental organisations in the UK and overseas. In addition to topping-up the postgraduate diploma into an MA, students can transfer credits towards the MA in Urban Design.

  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscape Technician
  • Urban Designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Landscape & Urban Design Studios
  • Contemporary Landscape Architecture Theory & Practice
  • Advanced Landscape Architecture Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design or Garden Art & Design from an Institution recognised by the Landscape Institute, or have completed a Landscape Architecture Conversion course or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. 
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8670 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8670 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3970 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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