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4151F - Landscape Architecture Studies MA

Landscape Architecture Studies MA

Entry Year:

Start in: September 2021

The Landscape Architecture Studies MA will educate you in the knowledge and values of landscape architecture and its interface with planning and architecture.

Overview

This Landscape Architecture course will improve your ability to think critically about the design of place and space. You'll develop advanced skills to deal with complex aspects of landscape design and planning in a creative and innovative way.

You'll develop a practical understanding of the theories, methods and techniques that are applied to landscape architecture. Much of what you learn in this Landscape Architecture course is applicable worldwide.

On graduation you'll be equipped for advanced practice in landscape-related disciplines. The Landscape Architecture Studies MA is ideal if you want to:

  • further your education
  • develop your career
  • prepare for further specialised study

Through the course you'll develop advanced transferrable skills in literacy, design and communication.

The course can also open up some career paths outside of landscape architecture. You could move into landscape conservation and garden design history.

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What you'll learn

In studying this Landscape Architecture course you'll learn how to demonstrate systematic knowledge and understanding of landscape architecture and its interface with planning and architecture. This includes the design and planning of both urban and rural landscapes. There's also the potential to study landscape projects in a range of country contexts.

You'll develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of the way landscape has been conceptualised and theorised at different times and in different places, informed by relevant research findings and relevant practice. You'll consider this historical context with changes in the environment and the impact this will have on landscape architecture in the future.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

Your development

Practical and professional skills

The studio based design projects offer an opportunity for you to refine your design skills.

The practical skills you'll develop include:

  • the ability to creatively respond to complex architectural briefs
  • the ability to generate design proposals

You'll be able to evaluate the materials, process and techniques that apply to landscape architectural projects and integrate these into your proposals.

Your future

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

You'll be part of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. You'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities during your time at Newcastle.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


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  • discover what students think about studying at Newcastle

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Nicola Rutherford 
Postgraduate Taught Secretary
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6509
Email: nicola.rutherford@ncl.ac.uk

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