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MA Landscape Architecture
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Objectives:
The course is for those wishing to qualify as professional landscape architects, and is fully-accredited by the Landscape Institute. It aims to provide the skills and knowledge required by the landscape profession, through individual and group work.
Entry Requirements:
Entry requirements Good undergraduate honours degree or equivalent qualification, ideally in a subject related to landscape or design (e.g. Ecology, Geography, Geology, Architecture, Engineering, or Fine Art). In exceptional circumstances we will also accept candidates without a first degree who have relevant skills and education through previous employment and/or study that demonstrates their ability to complete a higher degree, subject to the written approval of the Faculty of Architecture. The two year postgraduate conversion MA/Diploma in Landscape Architecture offers the opportunity for applicants with a degree in another subject to take a vocational and academic 'conversion' programme in landscape design and to enter the profession through this postgraduate route. Our standard English language requirements for overseas students are: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 575 (paper based) with TWE 4.5, or TOEFL 232 (computer based).
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MA Landscape Architecture
Course Description:
Course content

First year

-Introduction to Landscape Design (a series of design projects, visual and CAD projects and workshops)
-Landscape Histories
-Theories and Practices
-Introduction to Planting Design
-Ecological Design and Management
-Advanced Planting Design
-Introduction to Landscape Construction (including use of CAD)
-Advanced Construction Design
-Social Aspects of Design
-Integrated Design Project
-Introduction to Landscape Planning
-Research Methods
-UK field trips (one residential) and a summer European field trip.

Second year

-Research Report
-Professional Practice, Law and Contracts
-Special Project
-Landscape Design and Art Practice or Urban Landscape Planning or Greenspace Maintenance
-Rural Landscape Planning or Urban Design Project or Greenspace Management
-Landscape Research Dissertation
-The Special Project and Dissertation enable students either to pursue a broadly based landscape architecture approach, or to place greater emphasis on one of landscape design, landscape planning or landscape management.
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