Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096565B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The green spaces in our modern world are treasured. Not just for their aesthetic, but for the balance they bring. They create natural habitats. They shade hot city streets. They connect us with the natural environment. This is why landscape architecture is such an important part of metropolitan and regional planning for the future.

Highlights

The only landscape architecture degree in Queensland.
Learn about landscape systems and to understand the complexity of landscape in relation to the creation of outdoor spaces with positive cultural and environmental impact.
Learn about, and develop, design skills to engage with small scale landscape design projects.
Work on real-world landscape design projects in practical studio settings and involving community participation.
Take advantage of our 50-year history as one of Australia's principal landscape educators.

In this course you will learn about landscape systems and to understand the complexity of landscape in relation to the creation of outdoor spaces with positive cultural and environmental impact. QUT’s landscape architecture course is relevant and informed by the latest research. You’ll work on real-world landscape design projects in practical studio settings and involving community participation.

Double degrees

Combine your degree with a second degree to gain a broader range of skills and knowledge, a competitive advantage and enhanced career flexibility. Choose a double degree with:

  • Business to develop skills that can lead to diverse careers intersecting design with marketing, public relations, advertising, international business, economics, management and human resource management.
  • Engineering to work in private practice or in government at all levels, in roles such as structural engineer, geotechnical engineer, landscape architect and environmental engineer.
  • Science to develop your understanding of environmental impacts of mining, tourism and urban development, and be equipped to rehabilitate and reforest degraded sites, or design outdoor spaces that enhance the environment.
  • Urban and regional planning to use your combined skills in careers with private developers, government bodies and communities to enhance established neighbourhoods, and shape new suburbs, cities and regions.

Career outcomes

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 will benefit from a 50-year history as one of Australia’s principal landscape educators with graduates that are leading practitioners employed around the world.

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 in private practice or local, state and federal levels of government. With international design experience many graduates enjoy work in overseas practices.

Possible careers

  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscape Construction Technician
  • Landscape Designer
  • Landscape Technician

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 36,100 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
20 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 36,100 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
20 July 2020
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road
Brisbane Queensland 4059
Australia

Entry criteria

  • Foundation Program Year completed at an Australian University with a final overall grade average of 4.5 (on a 7 point scale) and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Intensive Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Foundation Program with a grade average of at least 4.4 out of 7 and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).
  • QUT Diploma program with a grade point average of at least 4.0 out of 7; and a grade of 4 or higher in any pre-requisite unit(s).

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 6; TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Listening, Reading score of 16, Writing score of 21 and Speaking score of 18; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 58 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 50; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 176 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 169.

Address

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Gardens Point Campus
2 George Street Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia