MA/PGDip Landscape Management

Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences

We are the UK's top landscape architecture department for research. Our degrees are respected by the profession and our graduates are in demand.

I decided to study Landscape Architecture after searching for graduate jobs outdoors. So far I have enjoyed everything about the course. Every day is exciting because you are challenged and learn something new. I feel grateful to be able to learn and practise something about which I am fascinated and passionate.

Tobias Edwards, Postgraduate student in Department of Landscape

About this course

September 2018 start

Course description

This course is ideal if you work in the private sector, a local authority or a community organisation. It's about the long-term care and development of landscapes, and planning for the future.

We'll teach you how to manage and maintain landscape materials, both hard and soft, based on established principles of construction, horticulture and ecology. Financial matters, management skills and contract administration are also covered.

Tobias Edwards, MA Landscape ArchitectureCore modules

  • Appreciation of Landscape
  • Greenspace Maintenance
  • Greenspace Management
  • Professional Practice, Law and Contracts
  • Habitat Management
  • Research Methods
  • Special Project
  • Dissertation.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching takes place through lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, critical feedback sessions, site visits and practicals. Assessment is by coursework assignments, dissertation, oral presentation and examination.

Course duration

  • 1 year full-time
  • 2/3 years part-time

Entry requirements

A degree in a relevant subject such as agriculture, botany, environmental science, forestry, landscape, ecology or countryside management.

If you don't have a degree, you'll need an alternative academic qualification and relevant work experience. This will be subject to approval at faculty level.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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T: +44 (0)114 222 0617

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