MA Landscape Studies

MA/PGDip Landscape Studies

This is a one year full time postgraduate course providing a broad academic and practical understanding of landscape design, landscape planning and landscape management. The course does not provide professional accreditation, but it is entirely compatible with the first year of the MA in Landscape Architecture, and students may transfer between these courses.


Modules studied: Landscape Architecture: Nature, Design and People; Urban Ecological Design and Management; Landscape Planning; Landscape Urbanism and Design; Introduction to Landscape Research; Landscape Research Topics and Dissertation; Landscape Research Dissertation

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

A good undergraduate honours degree in a related subject that has covered some aspects of landscape.

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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

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

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:

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We encourage our overseas applicants to submit their applications before the end of May in order to leave enough time for visa applications.

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