Landscape Architecture at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Deepen your knowledge of landscape architecture as you design, re-imagine and retrofit open spaces in response to contemporary environmental challenges. Prepare for a rewarding career Landscape architecture can help address the recovery of nature, health and wellbeing and social inequality, making our cities better places to live. On this accredited course, you’ll explore techniques which will help you become a creative and reflective designer, primed to start a rewarding career in this dynamic field. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Understand our natural and cultural environment to produce landscapes at a range of scales, responsive to aesthetic, ecological, social and technical requirements
  • Develop the skills to provide original and practical responses to biodiversity loss and climate change
  • Gain a critical understanding of the nature, scope and role of landscape architecture in a changing world. This will include the landscape architect’s role in the profession, together with an appreciation of environmental and ethical aspects
  • Critically evaluate materials, processes and techniques that apply to landscape architecture. You’ll learn to integrate these into design proposals sensitively and appreciate the implications affecting landscape over time
  • Build a critical understanding of how knowledge is advanced through research and practice
  • Produce an original portfolio work relating to landscape architecture
  • Discover opportunities to respond to environmental challenges facing today's landscape architects through live projects, collaboration and competitions
Find out more Professional recognition This course is accredited by the Landscape Institute (LI). LI accreditation requires education providers to meet important criteria which ensure high standards are maintained. This means you can be sure your course meets the standards needed for you to enter the landscape profession. Teaching expertise We are experts in landscape architecture. Our teaching experience spans more than 50 years, and we have a track record of helping graduates find successful and rewarding careers. Read about our graduates’ experiences on our alumni spotlight blog. Study support We’re dedicated to ensuring your course suits your needs, so you’ll be able to tailor your studies towards your career aspirations. Your projects will be supported through lectures, specialist workshops, small group seminars and one-to-one tutorials, together with UK and overseas study visits. Specialist facilities You’ll benefit from our multimedia studios equipped with drawing boards, computers and model-making facilities, as well as specialist 3D workshops. You will also have access to our landscape resource centre, featuring bio-diverse wildlife habitats and experimental gardens. The Choose Landscape website Find out more about what it means to be a landscape architect on the Choose Landscape website and learn more about architecture at Leeds Beckett University on our Leeds School of Architecture web page. Why study Landscape Architecture at Leeds Beckett University?
  • Professional recognition – our course is accredited by Landscape Institute
  • Access to specialist facilities including architecture design studios, 3D workshops and the Landscape Resource Centre
  • Be part of a profession that can deliver creative solutions to our environmental challenges
  • Gain from the course team's extensive industry knowledge and professional networks with close links to landscape architecture practices in the Yorkshire region, throughout the UK, and beyond
  • Study within Leeds School of Arts - one of the largest university arts communities in the north

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subjects of Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design or Garden Art & Design from an Institution recognised by the Landscape Institute, or have completed a Landscape Architecture Conversion course or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.

English language requirements

Please note the IELTS requirement for this course are IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 6.0.

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Landscape Architecture at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS