MA/PGDip Landscape Architecture

University of Sheffield    Department of Landscape Architecture

Full time September MA, PGDip 2 years full-time Award winner
Architecture, Building & Planning (3)

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.

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

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate honours degree in a subject related to landscape or design, such as ecology, geography, geology, architecture, engineering or fine art.

We may also consider your application if you do not meet the standard academic requirements but you have relevant knowledge, skills and experience through previous employment and/or study.

You will be asked to submit an electronic portfolio to support your application.

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Student Profiles

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.

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..

Atindriya Shome

Graduated in 2019

Atindriya chose to study in Sheffield because of the city's unique culture and landscape, and to learn from the department's expert staff.

Pranabanti Karmakar

Graduated in 2021

Having originally worked as an Architect, Pranabanti Karmakar chose to continue studing MA Landscape Architecture at Sheffield. "After working for some years as an architect, I decided it was time I got global exposure and a professional degree in Landscape.

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