Landscape Architecture

University Putra Malaysia

36 months
934 EUR/year
510 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Landscape Architecture has been described as a green profession for the 21st century. In many developed countries it is one of the fastest growing professions. Landscape Architects today contributed significantly in solving environmental issues such as global warming; land, water, and air pollution; urban sustainability; forest conservation, etc. at the local and international levels.

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The Master of Landscape Architecture programme at UPM accepts candidates with an accredited Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree or other non-landscape architecture degrees such as architecture, planning, engineering, agriculture, forestry, environmental sciences, etc. Candidates from landscape architecture and other design based bachelor degrees are eligible to apply for relevant exemption of courses under certain conditions. Candidates from non-design degrees are encouraged to take additional courses like in graphics to enhance their drawing and visual communication skills.

The programme

Candidates from foreign countries need to check with UPM Graduate School for English and other requirements. Students in MLA are required to complete a total 62 credits of mandatory coursework. It normally takes 5 semesters to complete. Students need to pay the credit and semester fees. They also need to pay for field trips and stationeries including art materials for presentations.

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


62 credits alternative credits


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).
6 (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.
80 (required)
PTE 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

  • Bachelor Degree in Landscape Design Or equivalent in related field 
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.50 
  • Or working experience for at least 1 year in related field 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    934 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 467 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    510 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 255 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • 1,206 MYR for Local Students
  • 2,206 MYR for International Students


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