Master On Campus

Landscape Architecture

University of Guelph

24 months
13674 CAD/year
4992 CAD/year
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The Landscape Architecture program of University of Guelph is a diverse and rewarding design profession.


Key facts

During the Landscape Architecture program of University of Guelph students will be involved in analyzing, designing, constructing, conserving, and managing landscapes from small-scale sites to entire communities.

The fully accredited first professional degree program involves sixsemesters of challenging graduate education and attracts students from a variety of academic disciplines. The MLA degree meets the educational requirements for entry into professional associations of Landscape Architects across Canada and internationally.

Are you interested in:

  • Socio-Cultural Design for Neighbourhoods & Communities 
  • Landscapes of Memory & Heritage
  • Recreation & Tourism Destination Design
  • Applied Sustainability for More Resilient Communities
  • Ecological, Biophysical, and Climatic Landscape Design

Career and Future opportunities

Landscape architects enjoy a broad range of career opportunities in cities, towns, and regions across Canada and the world. Graduates of our MLA program are in demand in many areas of practice in private, public, and academic roles. Graduates become registered professionals of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects or other professional societies in recreation, tourism, urban, community, sociological, and academic roles. Some MLA graduates continue on to doctoral studies and/or faculty appointments including in Canada, USA, New Zealand, Australia, and Africa. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Landscape Architecture Studio
  • Community Design
  • Landscape History Seminar
  • Professional Practice Seminar
  • Landscape Resource Analysis
  • Environmental Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Acceptance to the MLA program is based on previous academic performance, references, evidence of creativity (portfolio), and on background information that you provide through the Statement of Research, Resumé, and the Supplemental Document - MLA Background Questionnaire.
  • Applicants holding a minimum “B-“ standing in the last four semesters of full-time study of an undergraduate four-year (honours) university degree in any degree program will be considered for admission. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6837 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4992 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2496 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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