Ravensbourne University London
Urban Landscape Architecture BA (Hons)
Ravensbourne University London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Combine creativity, curiosity and technical skill to explore how we reimagine the natural and built environment. With access to state-of-the-art facilities and expert teaching, students will develop planning and design skills to plan urban landscapes and consider the way in which our environments can influence our mood and behaviours.

Students will work across a vast range of scales, from cityscapes to coastlines, and build up a portfolio of work which showcases the breadth of their skills and understanding. Graduates go on to secure work in areas such as urban consultancy and community development, in industries like film and TV, leisure and games design.

In studying this innovative and interesting combination of architecture and planning, students will consider how people use space across a diverse range of urban environments. The course brings to life the challenges faced by the industry and the solutions created by some of the great architects and designers in this area. Students will develop their cityscape architecture and planning skills. They will learn how to balance national trends, regional characteristics and local traditions.The course will offer the opportunity to explore the functional, expressive and social impact of new construction technology.

Key study topics include:

  • Experiment and exploration in new kinds of place making

  • Town study visits in the UK and abroad, looking at contemporary design

  • Opportunities to take part in international events and competitions

  • Live project opportunities

  • Parametric and computer generated design at the cutting edge

  • Latest techniques for designing structures and rapid prototyping

  • History and theories of architecture, design and cities

  • Business knowledge and skills

  • New developments in urban design projects around the world

Prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) for the purpose of registration in the UK.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Urban Landscape Architecture BA (Hons) at Ravensbourne University London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Architecture.

Overall student satisfaction
68 /100
15 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Architecture

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22778 £24427 £28443
25-75 percentile range £19686 - £25418 £19027 - £29312 £22742 - £34657

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Urban Landscape Architecture, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Students will be continually assessed through the completion of practical and written work including essays, analysis, individual and group presentations, critical self- and peer evaluation, practical and technical tests, and the completion of individual and team projects.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

64 Tariff Points from accepted Level 3 qualifications.

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Students will also be expected to possess five GCSEs (grade C/4 or above) or equivalent (including English) .

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 5 IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT) 72 TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic 42 PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISE Trinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.
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Costs

Tuition Fees Urban Landscape Architecture BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £16500 year 1
International £16500 year 1

Additional fee information

*All fees shown are correct for 2021/22 academic year and are subject to change.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Ravensbourne University London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Ravensbourne University London in related subject specific rankings.

Architecture, Building & Planning

    • #46 
    • #56 
    Architecture
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

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About Ravensbourne University London

Established in 1962 in North Greenwich, London, Ravensbourne University London is a digital media and design university. Their ultramodern campus is home to a rich selection of Art & Design themed programmes, ranging from Video Game Design and Animation, to Fashion. The university places a particular focus on making sure there is a place in the job market for their creative students, and provides a series of what they call Short Courses to give learners the express training they need to jump at any opportunities they might find.

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