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Full time September MA, PGDip 2 years full time

About the course

Learn how to create places that protect the planet and improve the lives of the people who inhabit them with our two-year conversion course. Accredited by the Landscape Institute.

Course description

This is a two-year conversion course for graduates who want to qualify and work as professional landscape architects. Whether you have a background in design or not, it will help you develop the skills needed for modern landscape architectural practice. 

The first year provides a thorough grounding in the design, social, technical and scientific aspects of the profession. You’ll learn about the history and theory of landscapes, develop visual and IT skills and tackle a broad range of design projects. 

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Entry Requirements

Good honours degree, ideally in a subject related to landscape or design, for example ecology, geography, geology, architecture, engineering or fine art.

In exceptional circumstances we may be able to consider your application if you don’t have a degree but you have relevant knowledge, skills and experience through previous employment and/or study. We will be looking for your ability to study for a higher degree. This will be subject to approval at faculty level.

Entry requirements for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.


Fees

Home (2022 annual fee) : £9,800
Overseas (2022 annual fee) : £24,400

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Student Profile(s)

Tobias Edwards

Every day is exciting because you are challenged and learn something new. I feel grateful to be able to learn and practise something about which I am fascinated and passionate.

My goal is to work as a Landscape Architect as soon as I finish the MA course. Completing the course will ensure I have the necessary skills needed for a graduate position in a world-class firm. My dream is that my future career will enable me to be involved in large-scale projects all over the world.

I’ve learnt a great number of skills studying here including developing briefs, ideas and design concepts, understanding ecological processes and knowledge of how to design with plants and construction materials.

Victoria Wade

My experience of studying Landscape Architecture at the University of Sheffield was absolutely fantastic. Everything I learnt on the MA course has given me an amazing grounding for my career and the support and encouragement I received from my lecturers gave me the confidence I needed to start up my own business.

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