Kingston University: Landscape Architecture (MLA)

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Architecture and Landscape
Telephone 0844 855 2177
Study type Taught


This ‘conversion course' is aimed at graduates and professionals from disciplines including architecture, spatial design and ecology who can bring their knowledge, expertise, inquiry and creativity to the expanding field of landscape architecture. It is designed to engage with the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary landscape practice and research, as well as new opportunities for creative collaboration and co-production.

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Qualification MLA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

The minimum entry qualifications for the programme are: an Honours degree (minimum 2.2) and/or professional experience and a qualification in a related discipline such as architecture, spatial design, engineering, ecology, or geography. Applicants require a portfolio of evidence of personal study or a professional portfolio. All non-UK applicants require academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course. Applicants from one of the recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.


Assessment is based on design projects and portfolio; critical case study; professional practice report; seminar presentations; landscape manifesto; masters project exhibition or digital publication.


Modules include: Landscape architecture primer; landscape architecture portfolio; landscape architecture professional practice: design and making; landscape architecture: reading, research and narrative; landscape architecture thesis project.

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