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BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture

University of Greenwich
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Course UCAS code: K310
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**Our accredited landscape architecture degree gives you the skills to design outside areas, landmarks and structures that are both attractive and functional.** **Why study this at Greenwich?** * Focused on the design studio where students are introduced to innovative approaches to landscape architecture and supported to develop designs for future landscapes. * Students explore a diverse range of approaches to the design of landscapes, such as: future cities, urban parks, public spaces, waterfronts, green roofs and living walls * Close relationships with leading landscape architecture practices and proximity to world-famous parks, buildings and gardens * Lessons focused on: history and theory of landscape, design methods, urban ecology, conservation, horticulture, construction, visual representation, drawing skills and digital design and communication. * Visits to key London art galleries (Tate Modern, ICA), museums (British Museum) and important landscapes (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Kew Gardens, Royal Park Greenwich) as well as lectures by leading international designers * Students are encouraged to attend field-study courses abroad (recently to New York and Istanbul) which inform their design projects. * Landscape Institute accredited * The only BA Hons Landscape Architecture programme in London This Landscape Institute accredited BA Hons Landscape Architecture programme is the first exciting step in a professional career in landscape architecture. It is the only BA Hons Landscape Architecture programme in London. Students enjoy close relationships with leading landscape architecture practices and proximity to world-famous parks, buildings, gardens. Students explore a diverse range of approaches to the design of landscapes, such as green roofs, living walls, courtyards, public spaces, parks, squares, waterfronts, urban masterplans and regional strategies. The programme centres on the design studio where students are introduced to innovative approaches in landscape architecture and encouraged to develop design speculations for future landscapes and cities. Visits to London's art galleries (Tate Modern, ICA), museums (British Museum) and important landscapes (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Kew Gardens, Royal Park Greenwich) as well as lectures by leading international designers are part of the degree. Students are encouraged to attend field-study courses abroad (recent visits have included New York and Istanbul) which inform their design projects. The design studio is supported by studies in the history and theory of landscape, urban ecology, conservation, horticulture, construction, visual representation, drawing skills and digital communication. Details of international events, open lectures and examples of student portfolios can be found on the collective blog written by the landscape architecture and urbanism staff and students, The Landscape. The programme is based in the Department of Architecture and Landscape in a new state of the art building designed. It is equipped with fourteen green roofs, aquaponics lab, digital workshops, model workshop, photography suite, film studios and animation suites. The building also includes extensive design studios, a world-class library and two gallery spaces. The building is located in the heart of Greenwich, the newest addition to a suite of magnificent buildings that occupy the UNESCO World Heritage site and the location of the Greenwich Prime Meridian. **Ranking** Our architecture degrees are ranked third in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017. **Outcomes** The aims of the programme are to: * Develop creative and imaginative landscape architects with a broad knowledge and range of confident, effective professional skills * Prepare students for future progression to the profession of landscape architecture and for year out practice * Develop students' intellectual, practical and transferable key skills.
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Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade. Coursework- 99% Practical- 1%
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15 January

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Greenwich is seriously the nicest part of London! It’s a lovely little suburb, with great little shops, pubs with atmosphere and character, and the park, which is beautiful no matter what time of year. The one thing it isn’t is cheap, but the eagle eyed among you will be able to find the right deals and cheaper nights out in the city – New Cross is a short bus ride away and has plenty of nice, cheap(er) pubs. The course itself was great, with the lovely accommodation being the crowning touch of my experience.

Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
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  • JoyceRuben98's avatar by JoyceRuben98 on 24th January 2019
    My experience so far in the uni is so far but for others it could be different and my the weeks I’ve got classes is just Tuesdays and Thursdays and their both long hours but still it’s good like I don’t feel like I’m falling behind on stuff
  • laura-roberts18's avatar by laura-roberts18 on 24th January 2019
    It was very tricky to begin with but I soon settled in and everyone makes everyone else feel welcome and the staff and support team are very helpful and there are lots of people to talk to if you’re struggling settling in
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