Landscape architecture


Learn how to improve the quality, sustainability and development of towns, cities and regional landscapes. A career in landscape architecture could propel you into the world of public art curatorship and management, cultural heritage or urban design.

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Get work-ready

Equip yourself with the leadership skills you need to succeed in the world of landscape architecture. To prepare you for your upcoming career, Deakin encourages students to challenge conventional thinking in order to deliver innovative landscape creation and restoration solutions. With a number of specialisations available, you can graduate with advanced knowledge and skills in your area of interest and stand out from the crowd as you enter the industry.


Postgraduate (further study)

A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.

Career opportunities

The Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed in direct consultation with AILA, potential employers, industry, government and professional representatives. Career opportunities for graduates may be found in all fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning, in both the public and private sectors.


The Master of Landscape Architecture is accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA).

Deakin values the passion a student has and encourages you to move forward. The teachers as well as the support staff have an immense amount of knowledge to pass on.

Bhavya Dawar

Master of Landscape Architecture postgraduate student

Research with us

The School of Architecture and Built Environment operates an interdisciplinary research program with staff that are active researchers, who work with the built professions, governments and on consultancy based projects. This direct connection gives you an opportunity to be involved and make a difference.

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Fit your studies around your lifestyle

Our Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed with flexibility in mind. We have a number of units available online through our Cloud Campus to help you combine your studies with other commitments.

Deakin alumni – get a head start with your postgraduate fees

If you're a Deakin alumni commencing a postgraduate course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees through our Deakin alumni postgraduate bursary. Your spouse and members of your immediate family may also be eligible to apply.

Learn more about Deakin's postgraduate bursary

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