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Landscape Architecture

University of Arizona

Master
24 months
Duration
11136 USD/year
11136 USD/year
10236 USD/year
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Landscape Architecture degree offered by the University of Arizona is located within the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA), a national leader in sustainable design, planning, and management.

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Overview

Landscape Architecture degree offered by the University of Arizona prepares students for professional practice through integration of scientific knowledge and artistic intervention to achieve sustainable design outcomes.

The central theme of sustainable design is incorporated into the study of landscape ecology, landscape planning, cultural landscapes, design history and theory, and technical, graphic and digital media training.

The program utilizes Tucson and the unique Sonoran Desert environment as a learning laboratory for applied research and community-based projects. Students are prepared for entry-level practice through involvement in a variety of project types and scales including community and campus master plans, urban park systems, plazas and green streets, industrial restoration, habitat creation, neighborhood design, and more.

Programme Structure

  • Studio culture focuses excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement.
  • Sustainable design practice demonstrates well established connections between ecology and landscape architecture.
  • Interdisciplinary partnerships are essential for how we practice.
  • Participation in outreach and service learning opportunities advance teaching, scholarship, research, and professional practice.
  • Place-based learning, with applications to other regions, focuses teaching, research, and service.
  • Preservation of cultural heritage and identity serves the Public interest, the State of Arizona and the greater Southwest.
  • Promotion of the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Additional TOEFL requirement: 26 minimum on Speaking section.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited undergraduate degree program.
  • 3 Letter of Recommendation.
  • Personal essay/statement of purpose for graduate study, including potential research interests.
  • Portfolio of creative work including academic projects, design and professional work, and other forms of creative expression. Examples of graphic expression are especially relevant.
  • Biographical profile/resume including a complete record of academic and professional work

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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