Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Landscape Architecture and Design

Explore landscape architecture and design to understand how a combination of art, science, design and the environment can help improve peoples' lives.

Landscape Architecture and Design

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    20 Sep 2021

Gain the necessary foundational skills to become a perceptive, creative, confident and effective landscape architect.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Study the theories that shape the practice of landscape architecture in a well-equipped studio environment in the vibrant city of Leeds
  • Explore your individual creativity and develop your own style of landscape design
  • Develop a pragmatic understanding of the external environment within the landscape profession
  • Work collaboratively and on live projects that mimic professional practice
  • Gain invaluable experience and high standards of innovative work within a social setting to help you grow into a confident designer
  • Be supported in your individual aspirations and creativity
  • Develop the essential tools and skills ready for employment in the professional world of landscape architecture

We are proud to be celebrating more than 50 years of landscape architecture at Leeds Beckett University.

We'll give you the opportunity to show off your projects to the public and impress industry by exhibiting your work at the end of your final year. 

You can see examples of our students' work in our 2020 End of Year Festival, and in our 2019 End of Year Show publication.

Specialist facilities

You'll have access to our multimedia studios equipped with drawing boards, computers and model-making facilities, our 24/7 Library, and IT suites. The Sustainable Technology & Landscape Resource Centre provides opportunities for hands-on practical experience.

Guest lectures

 We often run a number of guest lectures and workshops throughout the year, both on campus and in conjunction with external organisations. The INSIDE/OUT lecture series brings together some of the most exciting names from the fields of art, architecture, design, fashion, film, music, performing arts and beyond. You can catch up on previous lectures by visiting the Leeds Arts Research Centre site.

Find out more about what it means to be a landscape architect on the Choose Landscape website.

Follow Landscape Architecture and Urban Design on Twitter @LandscapeLBU

Why study Landscape Architecture and Design at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. 95% of landscape architecture students said they got to explore ideas and concepts in depth and 100% said that staff made the subject interesting and they had the opportunity to apply what they learnt*
  2. Leeds beckett landscape architecture graduates are highly sought after
  3. Benefit from the school's close links to landscape and architecture practices in the Yorkshire region, throughout the UK, and beyond
  4. Gain from the course team's extensive industry knowledge and professional networks
  5. Study within Leeds School of Arts - one of the largest university arts communities in the north, with 3000 students spread across over 40 courses and 170 years of inspiring, challenging and innovative practices
  6. Take advantage of the interdisciplinary nature of the the school; gain access to a vast range of ideas, skills and facilities which will allow you to shape your practice to suit you

* National Student Survey 2020

Landscape Architecture Study the theories that shape the practice of landscape architecture, explore your individual creativity and develop a pragmatic understanding of the external environment

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