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Landscape Studies

MArchSc Landscape Studies
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The Masters of Architectural Science (Landscape studies) sets out the basis for a more integrated approach to managing (planning, designing, developing, conserving and caring) for the rural, fringe and urban landscape in Ireland and elsewhere.

• The programme believes that the best postgraduate education takes place in an interdisciplinary environment.
• All disciplines are involved in designing, planning, making and protecting the designed environment will share core modules in the same lecture space and design studio.
• Students in Landscape will be educated by the leading researchers and practitioners in the Europe, and be exposed to contemporary theoretical, technical and legislative issues.

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Entry requirements

• A 4-year bachelors degree with a minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in a relevant programme.
• Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

1 year Full Time

Number of credits

90

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
A common challenge in the future will include the management of landscape resources and infrastructures. Those with advanced qualifications in this field will have a distinct advantage over others hoping to shape the future of the built and natural environment. Graduates of this programme participate in changing the way that local and everyday landscapes are perceived, designed, planned and protected, all over the world.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Adam Trodd
Contact Number: +353 1 716 2729

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
• Postgraduate Studio ARCT40680
• Multi-disciplinary approaches to the landscape ARCT40820
• Integrated Landscape studio ARCT40830
• MArchSc Thesis (Landscape) ARCT40840
• Landscape Research 1 LARC40420
• Geographical Information Systems for Policy and Planning PEP40100

Comment

Programme Highlights
- The programme believes that the best postgraduate education takes place in an interdisciplinary environment.
- All disciplines are involved in designing, planning, making and protecting the designed environment will share core modules in the same lecture space and design studio.
- Students in Landscape will be educated by the leading researchers and practitioners in the Europe, and be exposed to contemporary theoretical, technical and legislative issues.
- Students will be encouraged to work across disciplines to question what has happened to make the environment the way it is and how this could be improved in the future.
- Students will also participate in the creative context of the UCD School of Architecture, where many changing exhibitions, guest lectures and research seminars enhance the postgraduate experience.

Application date

Deadline: Rolling*
* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

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