Postgraduate

Master of Landscape Architecture

Design your future growth with a Master of Landscape Architecture.

Contact us

Address

Student Central

The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course is primarily concerned with the quality of the environment. A Master of Landscape Architecture degree provides a wide range of employment options, including working as a landscape architect, an environmental consultant, an urban designer, a landscape architectural draftsperson, an environmental manager, a government policy advisor or a landscape architecture educator/academic. You may work in a landscape architectural or urban design practice, city and regional planning, land development companies, conservation agencies or higher education.
This course is primarily concerned with the quality of the environment. A Master of Landscape Architecture degree provides a wide range of employment options, including working as a landscape architect, an environmental consultant, an urban designer, a landscape architectural draftsperson, an environmental manager, a government policy advisor or a landscape architecture educator/academic. You may work in a landscape architectural or urban design practice, city and regional planning, land development companies, conservation agencies or higher education.

Further Study

Further postgraduate study options include the Master of Urban Design, Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation and Master of Building Information Modelling.
Further postgraduate study options include the Master of Urban Design, Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation and Master of Building Information Modelling.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Course Credit Points
144
Annual Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2018
$8,780.13
Typical Fee Range - 2018
$6,561.00 - $10,951.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Course Credit Points
144
Annual Credit Points
48
Annual Fee - 2016
$31,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2016
$94,500.00
Annual Fee - 2017
$33,500.00
Total Course Fee - 2017
$100,500.00
Annual Fee - 2018
$34,700.00
Total Course Fee - 2018
$104,100.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Master of Landscape Architecture is primarily concerned with the quality of the environment. This course provides emphasis on ecological, cultural and social concerns at a global, regional and local level. Become a critical thinker with rigorous skills in the pragmatic and theoretical art of landscape design and manipulation.

About The Course

Through detailed analysis and skill development you'll learn about technical systems in site planning, landscape and land use planning, design and management, restoration and rehabilitation, design and management of outdoor spaces and the application of an interdisciplinary approach to environmental or urban projects. Graduates are equipped with a range of high-level technical, analytical, design and communication skills necessary to formulate solutions to challenges.
Master of Landscape Architecture

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approximately 46 hours per week, which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 25550
CRICOS code
  • 084739F
Master of Landscape Architecture
Status
  • Available 2018
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approximately 46 hours per week, which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 25550
CRICOS code
  • 084739F
Full time/part time duration
  • 2 years (with completed undergraduate major in Landscape Architecture). The course duration will be longer (up to 3 years full time) for graduates without previous studies in landscape architecture.
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Landscape Architecture - Coursework

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

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Direct Pathways

If you’re interested in this area of study, gain an advantage by choosing to complete a Direct Pathway which sees you combine your first degree with your second.