The University of Sheffield
Key Course Facts
Join the UK’s only independent landscape architecture department and develop advanced skills for practice outside of the UK, with our one-year, intensive masters in landscape studies.
This course provides a foundation in landscape architecture. You’ll explore different aspects of the discipline, learn skills and write a dissertation on a landscape topic that matters to you. If you complete this course, you may be able to join the second year of the MA Landscape Architecture and work towards a professional qualification.
The end-of-year exhibition gives you the chance to present your work to prospective employers.
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Landscape Studies, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Good undergraduate honours degree in a related subject. English language requirements: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
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 The University of Sheffield in top UK and global rankings.
About The University of Sheffield
The University of Sheffield is a government funded research university based in Sheffield, England. The university’s vision is to change the world for the better through the power and application of ideas and knowledge. This university does not have campuses, but instead approximately 430 buildings that are located quite close to each other in Sheffield’s metropolitan city centre.
Student composition of The University of Sheffield
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Wild Writing: Literature, Landscape and the Environment MA||University of Essex||-||-||-||£8760||£18800||-||Colchester||On campus Part-time|
|Landscape and Urbanism MA||Kingston University||-||-||-||£10260||£18200||-||Kingston upon Thames||On campus Full-time|
|Documentary Filmmaking: Landscape and Ecology MA||Aberystwyth University||-||-||-||£7000||£14700||-||Aberystwyth||On campus Full-time|
|Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism MSc||University of Greenwich||-||-||-||£8750||£14500||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Landscape Studies MA||The University of Sheffield||-||-||-||-||-||-||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|
|Landscape and Wellbeing MSc||The University of Edinburgh||-||-||-||-||-||-||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|