Study landscape architecture

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We have been one of Australia’s principal landscape educators for 50 years, and we offer the only fully accredited landscape architecture degree in Queensland.

Why study landscape architecture at QUT?

  • Learn to research, plan, design and advise on the organisation, conservation and sustainability of outdoor environments.
  • Excel with our industry-focused combination of creativity, communication, technology and business enterprise.
  • Benefit from our real-world projects and studio-based learning.

Short courses and professional development

Real-world skills

In our Bachelor of Design (Honours) (Landscape Architecture), you can get involved in real-world problem-solving projects that involve community participation. You'll also combine professional workplace activities with academic learning, assessment and support in our Work Integrated Learning program.

Collaborate with the design community through public lectures, student-run exhibitions and international study tours to European design capitals, including Italy, Switzerland, Germany and France.

Hands-on experience

Our courses feature unique real-world projects and studio-based learning. They combine art and science to create long-lasting, useable and enjoyable outdoor spaces.

You'll learn how to design and plan projects, including:

  • parks
  • botanic gardens
  • sporting complexes
  • various educational, commercial, industrial and residential sites
  • landscapes associated with major infrastructure systems, such as roads and railways.

Studying in Brisbane's unique subtropical climate offers exceptional climatic opportunities for design.

State-of-the-art facilities

Your studies will be supported by new digital technologies and well-equipped workshops and design studios. Our design fabrication labs provide an innovative space for hands-on design prototyping.

Learn from the best

Our teaching staff are working professionals who bring their experience into your design studios and theory. Their research findings inform their teaching, which advances our landscape architecture courses and keeps them relevant and practical.

Career outcomes

Our landscape architecture graduates excel in the real world, and have an outstanding record of achievement both nationally and globally.

Our courses prepare you for a career working independently, in small partnerships or in large multidisciplinary teams with other professionals, like architects, engineers, urban designers and town planners.

You can work in private practice or in government at all levels (municipal, state and federal) working on:

  • site planning
  • site design
  • planting design
  • landscape planning.

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Creative Industries Faculty

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    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059