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Overview

Guide to entry thresholds

OP 13

Rank 71

Course information set

  • 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.
QTAC course code412342
QUT course code DE43
Attendance Full-time or Part-time
Course duration 3 years full-time
6 years part-time
Start month 2019 February, July
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • Creative Industries Faculty
Course contact
CRICOS code 096565B
Careers
  • Landscape Architect

Double degrees


Details

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.

Why choose this course?

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.

Learn from the best

We have a 50-year history as one of Australia’s principal landscape educators and our graduates are leading practitioners employed around the world. Teaching staff are linked to professional practice to ensure you gain knowledge of emerging trends within industry.

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 may work in private practice or in government areas at local, state and federal levels. You will be engaged primarily in site planning, site design, planting design and landscape planning. Careers include pathways to being an accredited landscape architecture, landscape designer, landscape technician, and landscape construction technician. Many graduates enjoy work in overseas practices.

Units

Download course structures and unit outlines for Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture)

To meet the course requirements for the Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture), you must complete a total of 288 credit points, made up of:

  • a design major (144 credit points), including four shared foundation units (48 credit points) and 96 credit points from the landscape architecture discipline
  • four school-wide impact lab units (48 credit points)
  • complementary studies, made up of both:
    • design specialisation units (minimum 48 credit points)
    • a minor, or a combination of design specialisation units and electives (unit options) (48 credit points).

Study overseas

Study overseas while earning credit towards your QUT creative industries degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners.

Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in a creative or non-creative discipline area, depending on how they match with your QUT course.

Entry requirements

Guide to entry thresholds

OP 13

Rank 71

Course information set

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

More about assumed knowledge

Did you get an OP 1-5?

If you receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, you're guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019: CSP $9,300 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Student Services and Amenities Fee

You may need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.

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How to apply for Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture)

You apply through QTAC for all our undergraduate courses.

Are you ready to submit your application?

You're ready if you've:

  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for - you can apply for up to 6.
  2. Checked important dates.
  3. Checked you meet the entry requirements.
  4. Checked your course costs and if you're eligible for financial support.

All done? Then you're ready to apply.

Important: Make a note of the QTAC code for this course (412342) because you'll need to enter it as part of your QTAC application.

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