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University of Greenwich

Landscape Architecture

UCAS Code: K310

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

UCAS Tariff

120

From A-levels or BTEC National, DVCE or Advanced GNVQ grades, or equivalent qualifications. You will also require GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above (for pre-2017 GCSEs, grade 4 equates to C grade). No equivalents are accepted.

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Landscape design

This Landscape Institute accredited BA Hons Landscape Architecture programme is the first exciting step in a professional career in landscape architecture. It is the only BA Hons Landscape Architecture programme in London. Students enjoy close relationships with leading landscape architecture practices and proximity to World-famous parks, buildings, gardens.On the programme, students explore a diverse range of approaches to the design of landscapes, such as green roofs, living walls, courtyards, public spaces, parks, squares, waterfronts, urban masterplans and regional strategies. The programme centres on the design studio where students are introduced to innovative approaches in landscape architecture and encouraged to develop design speculations for future landscapes and cities. Visits to Londons art galleries (such as Tate Modern, ICA), museums (such as British Museum) and important landscapes (such as Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Kew Gardens, Royal Park Greenwich) are part of the degree. Students are encouraged to attend field-study courses abroad (recently to New York and Istanbul) which inform their design projects. The design studio is supported by studies in the history and theory of landscape, urban ecology, conservation, horticulture, construction, visual representation, drawing skills and digital communication. Weekly international lectures are hosted in the department, recently including James Corner (Field Operations), Marti Franch (EMF), Martin Rein-Cano (Topotek 1) and Kathryn Gustafson (GP+B). Details of international events, open lectures and examples of student portfolios can be found on the collective blog written by the landscape architecture and urbanism staff and students, The Landscape (www.thelandscape.org).The programme is based in the Department of Architecture and Landscape in a new state of the art building designed. It is equipped with fourteen green roofs, aquaponics lab, digital workshops, model workshop, photography suite, film studios and animation suites. The building also includes extensive design studios, a world-class library and two gallery spaces. The building is located in the heart of Greenwich, the newest addition to a suite of magnificent buildings that occupy the UNESCO World Heritage.

Tuition fees

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£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,100
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Greenwich Maritime (University Campus)

Department:

Architecture and Landscape

TEF rating:

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Top job areas of graduates

41%
Architects, town planners and surveyors
16%
Agricultural and related trades
6%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
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