Landscape Architecture (MLA)
University of Greenwich
Key Course Facts
Our Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), accredited by the Landscape Institute, is for graduates who wish to take the next step towards becoming a professional landscape architect.
Throughout the course, you'll develop your skills and knowledge of design, history, theory, professional practice, technology, ecology, sustainability, horticulture, and digital representation. You'll have the opportunity to study specific modules covering landscape design, landscape urbanism and theory, and plant technology. The course is taught in a new building equipped with design studios, digital workshops and green roofs.
The Master of Landscape Architecture establishes the social, ecological and design processes that are fundamental to the field but encourages innovation and creativity as well. The course will appeal to anyone who wishes to pursue a professional career in the profession of Landscape Architecture, including graduates who wish to make a career change towards this area.
What you should know about this course
This course provides an advanced route through the design, technical, professional and theoretical skills of Landscape Architecture practice.
Develop advanced design skills in small class-sizes, for use in landscape architecture and urban design practice.
Visit London’s art galleries (The Tate, ICA), museums (British Museum) and important landscapes (Kew Gardens, Royal Park Greenwich, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park) as part of the course.
Benefit from the high international profile of the course, which boasts award-winning student projects in Landscape Institute Awards and International Biennial of Landscape Architecture.
The MLA is part of a Landscape Institute accredited route to becoming a fully-qualified Chartered Landscape Architect.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Landscape Architecture (MLA), MLA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
You should have a good Bachelor's degree and a portfolio of creative and visual work. Further information about entry: - Applicants will submit a design portfolio to demonstrate design skills and experience. - You may be invited for an interview, in person or online. - We welcome applications from mature students.
Tuition Fees Landscape Architecture (MLA) MLA
|England UK||£8750||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8750||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in London
|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 University of Greenwich in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Greenwich
The University of Greenwich operates on government funding, and is based in London and Kent, England. The university’s main campus, the Old Royal Naval College, as well as its Avery Hill campus are located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in Greater London. Its satellite campus in Medway, Kent is part of a collaboration with the University of Kent.
Student composition of University of Greenwich
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