Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Landscape Architecture and Design

Explore landscape architecture and understand how to design solutions that address our environmental challenges from climate change to biodiversity loss.

Landscape Architecture and Design

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    K312
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    18 Sep 2023

We believe in bringing out the best in our students. We’ll teach you to become creative, perceptive and bold landscape architects improving our environment for future generations. 

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Explore your creativity and develop your individual approach and passion for landscape design
  • Gain the practical skills required to become an effective landscape architect, from nature-based solutions and retro-fitting our cities, to health and wellbeing and the radical changes needed in our rural landscapes 
  • Learn in a supportive environment and be taught in well-equipped studios by staff from diverse backgrounds with experience from landscape practice and research
  • Develop your environmental ethics and values through sharing ideas, teamworking and collaborating on live projects that mimic professional practice
  • Expand your knowledge by studying the theories that shape the practice of landscape architecture in the vibrant city of Leeds
  • Build the essential tools for employment in the expanding landscape architecture sector

Our heritage
We are proud to have been teaching landscape architecture for more than 55 years at Leeds Beckett University.

Showcase your work
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 and follow Landscape Architecture and Urban Design on Twitter @LandscapeLBU and Instagram @landscapeleedsbeckett

Find out more about landscape architecture
Find out more about what it means to be a landscape architect on the Choose Landscape website and learn more about architecture at Leeds Beckett University on the architecture subject page.

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.

Professional recognition
Our course is accredited by the Landscape Institute. LI accreditation requires education providers to meet important criteria which ensure high standards are maintained, meaning you can be sure your course meets the standards needed for you to enter the landscape profession.

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

  1. 90% of BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture & Design students said staff made the subject interesting*
  2. Close links to landscape and architecture practices
  3. Opportunity to showcase your designs and network with potential employers through the End of Year Show
  4. Join an academic community that has been teaching landscape architecture for more than 50 years
  5. Tutors with extensive professional experience networks
  6. Interdisciplinary study; gain access to a vast range of ideas, skills and facilities

*National Student Survey 2022

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Landscape Architecture & Design - End of Year Show 2022 Hear from students studying landscape architecture and design about their experiences.