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Landscape Architecture, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Landscape architects plan and design spaces and places such as gardens, parks, plazas, streetscapes, residential developments, campuses, cemeteries, commercial districts, resorts, transportation infrastructure, open space networks, towns, corporate and institutional centers and waterfront developments. This bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture is available at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

They also design and plan the restoration of natural places disturbed by humans such as wetlands, stream corridors, mined areas and forested land. Their appreciation for historic landscapes and cultural resources enables landscape architects to undertake preservation planning projects for national, regional and local historic sites and areas.

Career Opportunities 

  • Landscape Architects plan and design traditional places such as parks, residential developments, campuses, gardens, cemeteries, commercial centers, resorts, transportation facilities, corporate and institutional centers and waterfront developments. 
  • They also design and plan the restoration of natural places disturbed by humans such as wetlands, stream corridors, mined areas and forested land. 
  • Their appreciation for historic landscapes and cultural resources enables Landscape Architects to undertake preservation planning projects for national, regional and local historic sites and areas. 
  • The U.S. News & World Report named Landscape Architecture among the best career choices for 2010, and we are consistently listed in the top 10-career choices for the new millennium. 
  • The U.S. Department of Labor projects growth for Landscape Architecture over the next decade to be very solid (16 %) which is faster than average among all occupations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Landscape and Environmental Appreciation
  • Studio II: Landscape Architecture Site Design
  • Landscape Plants 
  • Site Systems I: Materiality in Landscape Architecture
  • Site Systems II: Site Engineering
  • History of Landscape Architecture

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Transcripts: You will self-report your academic record. Use an unofficial transcript to fill in your information
  • ACT/SAT
  • After you've taken the ACT or SAT, request the testing institution to send us your official scores. Our codes are: ACT: 2482 and SAT: 6877
  • Application Fee: There is a $45 application fee payable with a credit card or a check. Make the check out to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and put the applicant's name on the memo line
  • Scholarship Statement: To be considered for leadership and diversity scholarships, you must write a 500-word essay all about you. Focus on leadership, career goals and community service

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1061 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1061 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1061 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1061 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    349 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 349 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lincoln

  • 926 - 1380 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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