Master of Landscape Architecture

Deakin University

Focused on sustainability and its economic, social and environmental underpinnings, Deakin's Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed for those who are passionate about becoming a landscape architect driven to improve the quality and development of our towns, cityscapes and regional landscapes. The course provides students with the opportunity to specialise in project management, ecological sustainability, 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. Graduates will be equipped with the leadership skills to challenge conventional thinking within complex environments as well as the practical skills required to deliver the creation and restoration of landscapes. This course, professionally accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), has been designed in direct consultation with AILA, potential employers, industry, government and professional representatives, and is co-taught by many of these representatives, to ensure it provides graduates with the knowledge, skills and competencies sought by employers.

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,720
International: $71,056

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in related discipline; with a minimum WAM of 60 OR, Portfolio of relevant work. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Structure:

16 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Landscape architecture; Landscape design; Project management; Urban design

Study Pathways:

Exit points: Graduate Diploma of Landscape Design or Graduate Certificate of Landscape Design

Recognition:

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

Who for:

Those wanting to practise as landscape architects with a passion to improve the quality and development of towns, cityscapes and regional landscapes

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waterfront No info Yes Part time 4 years
Waterfront No info Yes Full time 2 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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