Master of Landscape Architecture
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The 240 credit Master of Landscape Architecture is intended to lead graduates to enter employment as professional Landscape Architects or advance to PhD study. A key outcome of the programme is that graduates will demonstrate advanced capabilities in the subject areas required for NZILA and IFLA accreditation. They will be well-rounded, creative and scholarly designers, in addition to researchers, in advancement of the profession of Landscape Architecture.
Key Information for Students
To be considered for entry students must have: Achieved a minimum of 2nd class division 1 honours (or minimum average of 70% in their 300 level or higher courses and in their final year overall) in their previous university degree, and Achieved an IELTS score of 6.5 (no individual component less than 6.0) Submitted a portfolio. No prior qualification in art or design is required, but students should be able to demonstrated design-related skills and creativity. The folio may contain landscape architecture drawings, representational drawings, paintings, photography or technical drawings. It can also include drawings that demonstrate computer graphic skills. Demonstrated basic computer graphic skills in Vectorworks or AutoCAD. This can be demonstrated either in the portfolio or with a certificate of completion of an online course. Submitted a 1000-word argumentative essay on a reading that will be provided. Participated in an online or in-person interview.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$38,792 - $56,842|
|In further study||4%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.