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Landscape Architecture, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #387 (QS) Christchurch, New Zealand
The Landscape Architecture programme at Lincoln University Canterbury is taught by the School of Landscape Architecture (SoLA), the longest-established school of its type in New Zealand and staffed by internationally-acclaimed academics.
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Overview

Lincoln University has an international reputation for excellence in Landscape Architecture.

Graduates are eligible to become registered professionals who are highly sought-after within both public and private sectors throughout New Zealand, Australia and internationally.

Graduates are employed all over the world because of their strength in design and planning, their ability to think, and the real world experience they gain during their study.

In addition to providing an in-depth foundation in all aspects of landscape architecture, the Landscape Architecture programme at Lincoln University Canterbury specialises in: landscape and urban ecology, resilient landscape design, sustainable communities, structure planning, urban landscapes and indigenous Māori landscape design.

The B.L.A. can be awarded with honours to those students who achieve a sufficiently high standard in their fourth year courses.

Careers

Lincoln University has an international reputation for excellence in landscape architecture. Our graduates are employed all over the world because of their strength in design and planning, their ability to think, and the real world experience they gain during their study.

Accreditation

  • The B.L.A. is accredited by the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA)

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Tools for Design
  • Introduction to 3D Design
  • Visual Communication
  • History of Design and Culture
  • Land Surfaces, Water and Structures
  • Introduction to Earth and Ecological Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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

  • NCEA level 3 (i.e. a minimum of 60 credits at level 3 or above plus 20 credits at level 2 or above); and
  • A minimum of 14 credits at level 3 or higher in each of three approved subjects; and
  • Literacy – 5 reading credits and 5 writing credits at Level 2 or higher from standards on the NZQA list of university entrance literacy standards; and
  • Numeracy – 10 credits from standards on the NZQA list of numeracy standards

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18310 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4405 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4405 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National students: 7700 NZD
  • International students: 32000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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