Masters in Landscape ArchitectureLatvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Study landscape architecture in Latvia
The aim of the study programme is to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary for the work in landscape architecture as qualified specialists who are able to carry out research activities, analysis, development planning, maintenance, revitalisation and management of territory improvement and greenery arrangement of landscapes, public outdoor space and private outdoor space independently or in a team.
The content of the programme ensures the acquisition of the master’s level knowledge which envisages to study theoretical study courses and study courses of sub-disciplines, acquire the basics of the research activities, methods of research, gain the necessary knowledge and experience during traineeship.
The graduates of the programme are able to:
- understand the importance of heritage landscapes and nature heritage in the development of the economy;
- develop the guidelines, methodology and recommendations for landscape management, protection, preservation and restoration;
- deal with the problems of science and practice in consulting and design companies/organisations, national and municipal institutions;
- apply the acquired academic knowledge when dealing with ecological, aesthetic and social problems of the landscape in preserving cultural and nature heritage and ensuring landscape sustainability;
- organise the process of work in cooperation with the specialists of related sectors, plan and manage the work, work in teams in accordance with the project development time schedule.
The research is performed in the following directions: landscape design, landscape architecture, landscape planning. This programme is completed with the elaboration and defence of a Master’s thesis.
Our graduates work in all kinds of architecture, design, research companies. They can cover both urban and rural areas and ensure that implemented projects are qualitative and sustainable. Our specialists are able to designs different scale landscapes - residential areas, parks, shopping centres, parkways, golf courses, school campuses etc.
Master's degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective Doctoral study programme at universities in Latvia or abroad.
Applicants with completed bachelor`s degree in landscape architecture are approved for admission to the programme.
Applicants must be able to present good English knowledge (minimum - CEFR level B2, IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 520, TOEFL-iBT score 68 ).
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EUR 4 000 per year
Master of Architecture in Landscape Architecture
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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU) is one of the leading higher educational institutions in the Baltic States. Offering a wide range of study programs for international students, the university has provided educational opportunities for more than 150 years. In...
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