2019 start

Architecture and Landscape Architecture

School of Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences

Our innovative dual course gives you a full accredited route to qualify as both an architect and a landscape architect. It is open to students with previous combined or separate degrees in both architecture and landscape architecture.
Architecture postgraduates with tutor

Course description

Your study focuses on a range of themed, design-based studios dedicated to specific areas of practice or research. There are compulsory modules in landscape architecture, humanities, management, building and plant sciences, and an integrated architecture and landscape architecture project. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with local or regional groups on a real-life challenge through our Live Projects initiative.

To qualify you’ll produce at least one comprehensive design project.

We are one of the UK's top architecture schools. Our teaching staff are doing world-class research, helping to make the school a leader in our field across the UK and internationally. Through our teaching and research, we explore the social, spatial and environmental implications of architecture. As a Sheffield student you will engage with real issues affecting the built environment.

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Validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) at Part 2, the Landscape Institute (LI) at Part 3 and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB)


Core modules

Year 1

  • Design 1 and 2
  • Architectural Research Methodologies
  • Environment and Technology 1
  • Management and Practice 1
  • Landscape Professional Practice
  • Design Research Study
  • Urban Landscape Planning

Year 2

  • Design 3
  • Live Projects 2
  • Design Manifesto
  • Environment and Technology 2
  • Management and Practice 2
  • Special Project


Our design teaching is studio based with several research-led options. Programmes run by specialist staff link together lectures, studio work and research.


Each module is assessed individually by coursework. 


2 years full-time

Involvement with both courses simultaneously develops a holistic approach to design while giving you knowledge and skills adaptable for all projects. The dual course broadens my career opportunities and strengthens my desire to work in a multidisciplinary practice.

Emma Koch
BA Architecture and Landscape, MArch Architecture and Landscape

Entry requirements

You’ll need a BA architecture and landscape architecture combined degree, or BA architecture and a separate BA landscape architecture, 2:1 or equivalent, from a RIBA/ARB/LI-approved institution. You are required to have carried out 9 months or more practical work experience in the field of Architecture by the start date of the course.

You should have RIBA Part 1 or equivalent.

We will ask to see your design portfolio.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students


Find out how to apply on the School of Architecture's website:

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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.