Undergraduate

Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture involves all aspects of landscape and land use planning, design and management, the restoration and rehabilitation of disturbed environments and the design and management of outdoor spaces to create exciting, functional and attractive environments which will contribute to the life of the community.
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Student Central

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

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

Country callers

1800 653 050

Email

[email protected]

Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

A major in Landscape Architecture provides a wide range of employment options including working as a landscape architect, environmental consultant, urban designer, landscape architectural draftsperson, an environmental manager, a government policy adviser, a landscape architecture educator or academic. Working in:
• Landscape architectural or urban design practice
• City and regional planning
• Land development companies
• Conservation agencies
• Higher education
A major in Landscape Architecture provides a wide range of employment options including working as a landscape architect, environmental consultant, urban designer, landscape architectural draftsperson, an environmental manager, a government policy adviser, a landscape architecture educator or academic. Working in:
• Landscape architectural or urban design practice
• City and regional planning
• Land development companies
• Conservation agencies
• Higher education
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Further Study

Students who complete a Landscape Architecture major to a high enough standard can opt to complete the Master of Landscape Architecture (Coursework). Completion of a Landscape Architecture major to a high enough standard can also lead to further studies in a postgraduate Urban Design course (master's, graduate diploma or graduate certificate), Master of Architecture (requires additional conversion units), Master of Building Information Modelling (with relevant work experience), or a Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation.
Students who complete a Landscape Architecture major to a high enough standard can opt to complete the Master of Landscape Architecture (Coursework). Completion of a Landscape Architecture major to a high enough standard can also lead to further studies in a postgraduate Urban Design course (master's, graduate diploma or graduate certificate), Master of Architecture (requires additional conversion units), Master of Building Information Modelling (with relevant work experience), or a Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. 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 your desired course.

Fees

The UWA Fee Calculator provides information on specific course costs and credit points. Please ensure you search the calculator for the current year. Refer to UWA Handbooks for more information on this.

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

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for UWA bachelor’s degrees with a required Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of 80.00.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for school-leaver entry to UWA you are required to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of Education and obtain the minimum ATAR to gain a place in your chosen degree.

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 major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Landscape Architecture is a creative, design-based major primarily concerned with the quality of the environment.

About The Course

This course introduces you to aspects of landscape and land use planning. You'll develop methods for designing and managing outdoor spaces that are exciting, functional and attractive to the communities that interact with them.
Landscape Architecture

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours teaching time, plus at least 28 hours for your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-LDARC
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BDes)
Landscape Architecture
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours teaching time, plus at least 28 hours for your own study time
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-LDARC
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years (BDes)
TISC Codes
  • UWBPH
  • UWDES
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design
Faculty
  • Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education - Design
Landscape Architecture

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To become a landscape architect, you will complete five years of study.

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