Landscape and Urbanism
Key Course Facts
Reasons to choose Kingston:
– You will have opportunities to work on live projects, such as European and local consultancy briefs within the Landscape Interface Studio. – There are international workshops, external lectures and optional visits to London shows, museums and institutions. – There are opportunities to work in collaboration with industry. Students have worked with Arup, AECOM, Atkins, Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Grant Associates and Historic Royal Parks. Students may be required to cover additional costs, such as travel.
About this course:
This course is designed for architects, landscape architects, environmental designers and strategic planners who want to be involved in designing the cities of the future.
Design projects will address live briefs at a range of scales, from the strategic to the site-specific. Themes include public realm, green and blue infrastructures, resilient and adaptive city strategies, growth and transformation through time, climate change, biodiversity, and zones of transition.
Through critical case studies, and your final MA project, you may tailor the course to your interests and study chosen areas in greater depth.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All other courses
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Landscape and Urbanism, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates with professional experience and qualifications in a relevant design discipline including architecture and engineering are welcome to apply. The selection includes an interview. Coursework: 100%
Tuition Fees Landscape and Urbanism MA
|England UK||£5643||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£5643||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of Kingston University in top UK and global rankings.
About Kingston University
Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.
Student composition of Kingston University
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
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