The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) is designed for graduates who wish to become professional landscape architects. The programme is accredited by the Landscape Institute, offering a 2-year 'graduate entry' route for candidates from diverse backgrounds, professions and educations.
The MLA programme has a focus on design excellence, with landscape architecture projects exploring issues of cities, society and the environment. Students develop skills and knowledge in: design, history, theory, professional practice, technology, ecology, sustainability, horticulture, drawing and digital representation. Through your studies, you will engage fully with the digital and workshop facilities of the new Stockwell Street building in Greenwich. You will also have the opportunity to be involved with the 14 green roofs at Stockwell Street and the resources of the adjacent Royal Park in Greenwich. Examples of student work can be found on our blog, www.thelandscape.org.
Applicants include graduates from architecture, design, art, geography, sociology, ecology and many other disciplines. The programme attracts many applicants who are changing career or further focusing their career in the profession of Landscape Architecture.
The aims of the programme are:
- To introduce to and advance students through the design, technical, professional, and theoretical skills of Landscape Architecture practice
- To encourage an environment of innovation and creativity in the development of exceptional landscape architecture projects
- To establish social, ecological and design processes as a fundamental aspect of landscape architecture