University of Gloucestershire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Landscape Architecture

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Course summary

Why Landscape Architecture? Our Landscape Architecture degree is one of the longest running in the country and benefits from full accreditation with the Landscape Institute, along with IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects) Europe recognition. The course will help you develop your skills in experimentation, creative thinking and social interaction, as you gain an understanding of theory, design work and an introduction to professional practice. You’ll focus on creating landscapes for sustainable living in the future, balancing scientific understanding with aesthetic and functional design. With opportunities to gain work experience on placements with organisations such as Terrapin Bright Green in New York, MIT in Massachusetts, the Canal and River Trust in Gloucester and MHP Design in Cheltenham, our graduates stand out from the competition. Previous students have also worked on live briefs at a range of sites such as Pittville Park and St James' Square in Cheltenham, Prinknash Abbey and Kings Square in Gloucester, plus Wapping Wharf, the Diesel Depot and Temple Meads in Bristol. You’ll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers and be inspired on field trips exploring historic, contemporary and cultural landscapes in locations such as Copenhagen, New York and Barcelona (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details). You’ll be able to take advantage of our open-plan landscape architecture studios and showcase work to leading landscape design practices at our annual Degree Show. Why University of Gloucestershire? We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you’ll benefit from a wide range of courses and professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff means you will enjoy a diverse range of sports clubs, societies and activities whilst making friends for life and securing valuable professional connections. Our specialised and experienced lecturers treat our students as more than just a number, and care about their futures. Alongside their support, guest speakers, networking events and work placements will help you prepare for life after graduation, whether that be in a successful career in your field or onto further study. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire. Cheltenham and Gloucester offer the best of city and country living, with the rolling hills of the Cotswolds paired with vibrant nightclubs and stunning parks in the bustling town and city centres. After the course Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 92% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. *Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2021 and based on 2018/19 leavers. Experience an open day Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.

Course details

Modules

The study programme is based around lectures, tutorials and student-led research in a studio-based environment. You will develop skills in experimentation, creative thinking and social interaction. The course offers a balanced mix of theory, design work and introduction to professional practice. The course offers opportunities and scope for you to thrive within a stimulating learning environment and to develop and think about personal development within the context of future career options.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
K310
Institution code:
G50
Campus name:
Francis Close Hall
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Grade 4/C in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or agreed equivalent) are required.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

https://www.glos.ac.uk/interviews/pages/your-interview.aspx

Portfolio


English language requirements

International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. We run pre-sessional English language courses to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.

English Language requirements

http://www.glos.ac.uk/docs/download/International/english-Language-entry-requirements.pdf


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs and fee information can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/life/finance/costs/pages/fees-and-additional-costs.aspx
Landscape Architecture at University of Gloucestershire - UCAS