M.A. Landscape Research

University of Sheffield | Sheffield, United Kingdom
We believe landscape architecture has a vital role to play in addressing ecological and social issues. We stand for social inclusion, creativity and the right to challenge accepted wisdom. Our staff include professors Nigel Dunnett and James Hitchmough, whose revolutionary work on London's Olympic park captured the world's imagination. Piet Oudolf, legendary designer of New York's High Line, is a visiting professor.

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About the course

This course enables you to research and write a dissertation on a specialist topic within the field of landscape design and landscape science. As well as earning a masters, you'll graduate with a research proposal that can then form the basis of a PhD.

Some parts of the course are delivered through modules taught in other departments eg the Department of Town and Regional Planning.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee

The annual fee for Home/EU students starting in 2015 is £6000.00.

Not specified
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Compulsory core modules provide background in research techniques and approaches. Optional modules focus on specialist areas within landscape and planning studies.

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Tutorials

Assessment

  • Coursework assignments
  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
6.5
CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
90

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Requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject, eg ecology, geography, architecture, engineering or fine art.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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