Master of Landscape Architecture

The University of Adelaide

Landscape architecture is about working with open spaces and built environments engaging with natural systems and human cultures. As a creative and contemporary practice, it is always growing and evolving. Our Master of Landscape Architecture teaches you to use design to expand possibilities, not memorise fixed definitions. You will: explore and extend your capacity for creativity share design studios with students across the School of Architecture and Built Environment learn to work with advanced ecological, construction and landscape technologies develop your own position on current disciplinary, social and political issues undertake individual design projects apply and advance your learning through internship electives undertake immersive overseas studios engage with the many industry professionals who teach and tutor in classes as well as extra-curricular activities.

Course Fee:

International: $70,000

Entry Requirements:

Domestic students - Bachelor of Architectural Design from the University of Adelaide (or equivalent) with a GPA of at least 4.2 (out of 7.0), Applicants without a GPA of 4.2 or better or with a degree from another institution MUST submit a portfolio of their work to the School of Architecture and Built Environment; International students - Bachelor of Architectural Design or equivalent with a 60% or higher average + portfolio of work and CV


The majority of the teaching activities are based around the design studios, which are now aligned with the school's research streams 'History, Theory and Culture', 'Design' and 'Urbanism', along with courses in advanced ecological and landscape technologies. A new internship elective has been introduced for students to experience a working environment in a landscape architecture firm in which to observe and apply their knowledge and skills for the degree. Elective options also include the offshore studio and other courses that have a community or professional experiential learning or engagement aspect.

Subjects you can Study:

Landscape architecture


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

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Related Careers:

Landscape Architect,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 2 years

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CRICOS No. 00123M

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