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Landscape architecture

Landscape Architecture has been developed for people who want to practise as landscape architects and have a passion to improve the quality and development of towns, cityscapes and regional landscapes.

Landscape architecture

Postgraduate degrees
Master of Landscape ArchitectureCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study landscape architecture at Deakin?

Graduates become practice-rich professionals

This course meets the challenges of an ever-changing urban, regional and rural environment. Graduates become practice-rich professionals qualified to work in the fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning in both private practice and government entities.

Respond to current and future challenges

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.

Professional recognition

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.

Develop your technical and leadership skills

Core skills include the ability to synthesise scientific, legal, social and cultural information and issues so they can formulate designs, strategies and scenarios that improve, inform and guide quality outcomes. Graduates of this course will have the skills to provide leadership by challenging conventional thinking within complex environments and to successfully deliver in the creation and restoration of both urban and natural places.

Fit your studies with your lifestyle

The Master of Landscape Architecture course has been designed for flexibility, with a number of units available in off-campus mode to help you combine your studies with professional and personal commitments. The course has also been designed so you have the opportunity to exit with a Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design (four credit points of study) or a Graduate Diploma of Landscape Design (eight credit points of study). Please note these are exit options only from the Master of Landscape Architecture.

Career opportunities

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. 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.

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