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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 5.48k / Year (EEA)
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  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 890pts.

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    The Landscape Institute accredit the courses in Landscape Architecture at the University of Gloucestershire each academic year as part of a four year (intercalated) Landscape Architecture programme; including the Honours Degree, with the Degree as an intermediate award and the Diploma as the intended exit award.

    Landscape architects plan and design our natural and built environment, from national parks to city streets and squares, World Heritage sites to urban public plazas.

    From environmentally sustainable business parks, housing schemes, hospital and education campuses, highways and flood alleviation corridors, their work is everywhere.

    As the oldest accredited course in the UK, our programmes equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of the 21st century, when issues of sustainability and rapid environmental change are forcing developers to rethink their approaches at all scales.

    You might work in the private sector, with multi-disciplinary teams in the UK or abroad, or in the public sector, using your knowledge and design skills to inform policy and planning decisions at a local, regional, national or international level.

    Wherever you work you will have the confidence that you have graduated from a course with a longstanding reputation as one of the best in delivering high quality landscape architecture training.

    Some of our modules
    * Professional & Contextual Studies
    * Landscape Design Studio
    * Methods of Enquiry

    Benefits
    * the oldest Landscape Institute accredited course in the UK
    * a strong focus on sustainable design approaches
    * active learning with real sites and clients for projects

    Career paths
    * landscape architect or landscape planner
    * designing or assessing a range of public and private schemes
    * informing development policy
    * academic progression requires two years post-graduation work experience before taking the Landscape Institutes chartership examinations to become a chartered practitioner


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    program_requirements

    You will need a good Honours Degree (2:2 or higher) in Landscape Architecture or Design, from a course recognised by the Chartered Landscape Institute, or the European Foundation for Landscape Architecture (EFLA), or the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA). English Language Requirements CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 60 (Grade C)
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