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Landscape Architecture Pathways

Bridge the worlds of art and science with a career in landscape architecture.

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Perth Western Australia 6009


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Frequently asked questions

Pathway details

Discover how to research, plan, design and advise, focusing on all aspects of landscape and land use planning, design and management, with a view to solving problems. As a landscape architect you could be involved in major regional projects or urban developments that include industrial, commercial, recreational and residential environments. You can pursue a Master of Landscape Architecture at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree with a major in Landscape Architecture.

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Pathways for mature-age students

If you will be aged 20 years or older on 1 March (for Semester 1 entry) or 1 August (for Semester 2 entry) you qualify for our mature-age-entry pathways.
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10:1 student-to-staff ratio within teaching studios

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Course accreditation

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The UWA Master of Landscape Architecture is accredited by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA). After finishing the Master of Landscape Architecture, graduates must complete at least two years of professional practice before being eligible to become a Registered Landscape Architect.
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Related pathways

You may also like to consider an Architecture Pathway.
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Assured Pathways for high school leavers

Minimum ATAR
TISC Codes
  • UWLSA (Arts)
  • UWLSB (Biomedical Science)
  • UWLSZ (Business)
  • UWLSC (Commerce)
  • UWLSE (Environmental Design)
  • UWLSS (Science)
  • UWLSP (Philosophy [Honours])
  • BA + MLArch
  • BBiomedSc + MLArch
  • BBus + MLArch
  • BCom + MLArch
  • BEnvDes + MArch
  • BSc + MLArch
  • BPhil (Hons) + MLArch
Limited places
  • No
Selection criteria
  • ATAR only
Undergraduate major
Conditions for progress to Postgraduate Study

[1] This pathway is also available through the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours). Students taking this pathway require an ATAR of 98.00.

[2] Bachelor of Philosophy students will take an additional year to complete this pathway.

Landscape Architecture

Standard entry

You can study landscape architecture by completing a bachelor's degree with a major in Landscape Architecture. This requires a minimum ATAR of 75.00, and you will need to achieve a weighted average mark (WAM) of 60 per cent in your bachelor's degree to qualify for entry into the Master of Landscape Architecture.

Entry for holders of other degrees

Considering a career change? If you have completed an undergraduate degree without the required landscape architecture studies, you may still gain entry to a Master of Landscape Architecture. You'll take conversion units that will make the course duration up to 3 years.

More about this course

You'll develop methods for designing and managing outdoor spaces that are exciting, functional and attractive, with an added focus on ecological, cultural and social concerns. You'll learn essential skills in critical thinking, providing you with strong foundation in the art of landscape design.

Supportive learning environment

Our design studios are matched with supporting units in history, technology and ecology. You'll also benefit from a 10:1 student-to-staff ratio in teaching studios, offering more focused learning. Join a group of distinguished alumni with international standing.