Key Course Facts
Reasons to choose Kingston: – The course can form the route to the professional Pathway to Chartership, an online tool measured against the LI Chartership syllabus. – The University has established local, European and international networks and the location offers opportunities for contemporary design projects. – You will work closely with architecture students in an art school environment using purpose-designed architecture studios, designed by Stirling Prize winning architects, Haworth Tompkins.
About this course:
This course comprises a conversion year followed by a masters year and includes study visits and opportunities to collaborate on live projects with client and community engagement and working with experienced practitioners on site.
Design is at the heart of this course, with projects reflecting future opportunities for a landscape architect and forming part of your personal portfolio.
Live design projects will be reviewed by clients and may be the subject of community consultation. All design reviews are performed with the participation of leading landscape architects among the critics.
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 Architecture, MLA, 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 any discipline. Candidates with nonstandard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply. Selection includes an interview.
Tuition Fees Landscape Architecture MLA
|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