Master of Landscape Architecture

Deakin University

This program 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 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 students to specialise. 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 program has been designed in direct consultation with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, industry, government and professional representatives to ensure it meets the needs of prospective employers.

Course Fee:

Australian: $53,192
International: $68,304

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.


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


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:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

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

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