Focused on sustainability and its economic, social and environmental underpinnings, Deakin's Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed for those who are passionate about becoming a landscape architect driven to improve the quality and development of our towns, cityscapes and regional landscapes with a creative flair.The course provides students with the opportunity to specialise in project management, ecological sustainability, cultural heritage, urban design, and change management planning.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.Graduates will be equipped with the leadership skills to challenge conventional thinking within complex environments as well as the practical skills required to deliver the creation and restoration of landscapes.Want to improve the development of towns and cityscapes?
A career in landscape architecture could propel you into the world of project management, urban design and change management. Graduates will be equipped with the leadership skills to challenge conventional thinking within complex environments as wells as the practical skills required to deliver the creation and restoration of landscapes.
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library
As a graduate of Deakin's Master of Landscape Architecture, you may find employment in all fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning in both private practice and government entities.
The Master of Landscape Architecture has been designed in direct consultation with AILA, potential employers, industry, government and professional representatives. As a graduate of the course, you will have a developed understanding across a range of disciplines and will be equipped to collaborate on projects in delivering integrated solutions. Career opportunities for graduates may be found in all fields of landscape architecture and landscape planning, in both the public and private sectors.
To qualify for the Master of Landscape Architecture, students must successfully complete 16 credit points of study, including:
Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more information.
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin. You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit..