Meadow planting at the London Olympic Park

MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Management

This is a one year full time or two year part time course that provides professional training in landscape management. The course is particularly suitable for those who have worked in the private sector, local authority or a community organisation.

Modules

Modules Studied: Appreciation of landscape; Habitat management; Research methods; Greenspace Management; Greenspace Maintenance techniques; Professional practice, law and contracts; Special Project; Research dissertation (MA only).

Please note that the course details set out here may change before you start, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the course start date.

Entry requirements

Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject, plus a minimum of nine months work experience. For applicants without a degree; alternative academic qualification and a minimum of five year's relevant work experience. Entry for such candidates requires Faculty approval. Applicants for whom English is not their first language will need additional English Language qualifications.

Please contact Ross Cameron for more information on this course.

Fees

Details of the fees payable may be found at:

http://www.shef.ac.uk/ssid/fees/pgt

Most students are self-funded but postgraduate students normally resident in the UK may be eligible for a Career Development Loan- further details are available at

http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/registration/newstudents/before/cdl

International students may be eligible for scholarship assistance. For details see

http://www.shef.ac.uk/ssid/finance/international

International Applicants

We welcome applications from International Applicants. Our postgraduate programmes attract many students from a wide variety of countries including Bahrain, Bangladesh, China, Germany, Greece, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico and Taiwan. International applicants will need a recognised English Language qualification – currently IELTS 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in each component) or University equivalents. The University has an extensive support system for overseas students.

For details see:

http://www.shef.ac.uk/international/

Further guidance can be found here www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/info/englang