MA Postgraduate design courses propose a new emphasis and direction for the Master's degrees based on an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge and understanding. The MA Landscape Architecture course from Writtle University College follows a sequence of related theory and design projects leading to a grounded and innovative way to comprehend and find meaning in the places we live and work. Students develop advanced theoretical and applied constructs in landscape architecture, garden and environmental design.
What you'll study
As a studio-based design course, Landscape Architecture and Garden Design are taught through core seminars and lectures in landscape theory, landscape ecology, history and advanced design studio. The course promotes thinking in terms of place and identity, physical and phenomenal relationships at scales from the local to the regional. social and ecological systems and informs the design process in terms of function, context, meaning and form. The structure and curriculum benefit from a Professional Advisory Board from leading practitioners and is accredited by the Landscape Institute.
Graduates will gain the intellectual, organisational, communication and technical skills and tools needed in a profession that must understand and design landscapes through social, cultural, ecological and economic implications of sites, communities and regions .
Career possibilities for graduates include working for national and international landscape architectural practices, in planning, urban design or garden design practices, and working for borough and county councils, community-led outreach work and teaching in the fields of landscape design.
This course has been accredited by the Landscape Institute and the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) .
- Urban Territory Studio
- Research Methods
- Theories and Philosophies of Landscape
- Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Services
- Advanced Landscape
- Architecture Design Studio
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
To secure a place, students should submit their application as early as possible. However, if places are left, we may consider applications up to the 30 June
DisciplinesArchitecture Landscape Architecture Ecology View 90 other Masters in Ecology in United Kingdom
- Candidates from the United Kingdom higher education sector will normally hold a first honours degree at 2.1 or above in the fields of architecture, geography, environmental studies, art, interior design or history .
- Prospective students with a first honours degree at 2.1 or above in another discipline but with significant work experience in landscape architecture or related areas will also be considered for entrance on the masters' programme.
International13773 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13773 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- Year 1 - £4,250
- Year 2 - £4,250
Living costs for Chelmsford
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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