Master of Landscape Architecture
Course summary for current students
Deakin University’s Master of Landscape Architecture has been developed for people who want to practise as a landscape architect and who have a passion to improve the quality and development of our towns, cityscapes and regional landscapes.
Focused upon sustainability and its economic, social and environmental underpinnings, the course addresses the creation of quality places in response to current and future environmental and lifestyle challenges, and enables opportunities for you to specialise in project management, public art curatorship and management, cultural heritage, urban design, and change management planning.
Distinguishing characteristics of this course include its engagement with ecology, spirit of place, people, Indigenous thought and urban design to inform and craft places of renewal, stimulation, healing and respect.
This course meets the challenges of an ever-changing urban, regional and rural environment. As a graduate, you will be a practice-rich professional equipped with the skills to successfully deliver and lead in the creation and restoration of landscapes and provide leadership by challenging conventional thinking within complex environments.
The Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed in direct consultation with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, potential employers, industry, government and professional representatives to ensure it meets the needs of prospective employers.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
The Master of Landscape Architecture is accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA, www.aila.org.au). Graduates satisfy the educational requirements for AILA graduate membership as the first step towards applying for professional recognition as an AILA Registered Landscape Architect.
As a graduate of Deakin’s Master of Landscape Architecture, you may find employment in all fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning in both private practice and government entities.
The Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed in direct consultation with AILA, potential employers, industry, government and professional representatives. As a graduate of the course, you will have a developed understanding across a range of disciplines and will be equipped to collaborate on projects in delivering integrated solutions. Career opportunities for graduates may be found in all fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning, in both the public and private sectors.
Fees and charges
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
- Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
- Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
- Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services
To qualify for the Master of Landscape Architecture, students must successfully complete 16 credit points of study, including:
- 11 core units (13 credit points); and
- 3 credit points of course-grouped elective units
Students are required to complete 13 credit points of core units from the list below followed by 3 credit points of course-grouped elective units below:
|SRA710||Safety Induction Program *|
|SRD761||Designing Urban Environments |
|SRL731||Landscape Narrating and Meaning |
|SRL733||Indigenous Narratives and Processes |
|SRL732||Plants, Design and Ecologies |
|SRD762||Interdisciplinary Planning and Design |
|SRM750||Built Environment Professional Practice |
|SRD768||Landscape Design Masterclass (2cp)|
|SRR716||Thesis (Landscape Architecture) (2cp)|
*SRA710 is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit.
Course-Grouped Elective Units
Students must select 3 credit points of course-grouped elective units from the list below:
|AIM705||Conservation Management Planning |
|MMM796||Managing Arts in Community Settings |
|SRM752||Advanced Project Management |
|SRM781||Managing Change and Innovation |
|SRP761||Urban Ecologies and Vegetation |
|SRP782||Urban Dynamics and Change |
|SRP781||Planning Processes and Practice |
Graduate Diploma of Landscape Design (S603)
Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design (S503)