What will I learn?
Landscape architects research, plan, design and advice on the stewardship, conservation and sustainability of development of all kinds of outdoor environments. Landscape architects contribute significantly to making the world a better place physically, socially, culturally and environmentally. The profession is concerned with the design of external landscapes on all scales to ensure the health and welfare of the environment and people.
Landscape architects design and plan projects including parks and other recreational places, botanic gardens, sporting complexes and various educational, commercial, industrial and residential sites, as well as landscapes associated with major infrastructure systems such as roads and railways.
Why choose this course?
Studying landscape architecture at QUT is a great choice. We offer the only fully accredited landscape architecture degree in Queensland and have a 50-year history as one of Australia is principal landscape educators. Graduates are leading practitioners employed around the world. Subtropical Brisbane also offers exceptional climatic opportunities for design in your studies.
During your degree you will be working on real-world problem-solving projects involving community participation. We employ many part-time tutors from professional practice in our design studios and theory units. This keeps our teaching well-grounded and linked to industry. We are passionate about keeping our courses real and relevant. We also feed our findings from individual staff research back into our teaching so we can advance the discipline of landscape architecture for the community and practice.
Our graduates find careers independently, in small partnerships or as a member of large multidisciplinary teams with other professionals such as architects, engineers, urban designers and town planners. You may work in private practice or in government areas at local, state and federal levels. You will be engaged primarily in site planning, site design, planting design and landscape planning. Many graduates enjoy work in overseas practices.
Which department am I in? QUT Creative Industries Faculty
Applicants must have an aggregate score of 26-39. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) score of 64; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 58; Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) overall grade C1.
Students must have sound knowledge in the area of English. They must have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).
English Language Requirements:
Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) overall score is 64 and no sub-score less than 58, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) overall score is 58, Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) overall Grade is C1. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.
Offered by this university
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) offers below pathways courses for this subject Extended Foundation
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from TAFE Queensland
Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
A$31,900.00 (US$ 24,952) per year
19 February 2018
Queensland University of Technology Gardens Point Campus, 2 George Street, BRISBANE CITY, Queensland, 4000, BRISBANE, Australia