Course Description

As a student in the UNSW Master of Landscape Architecture you will engage with the Sydney region as your landscape laboratory. In this degree you will work with leading academics, practitioners and industry representatives in landscape architecture as well as city planning, urban design, and architecture to explore issues of common concern. Through studios and lectures you will engage with experts at UNSW Built Environment in social agency, design performance, city analytics, urban renewal and regeneration, healthy built environments, design theory and history.
The core of the degree is the design studio sequence, with each studio supported by a skill and/or knowledge-based course. The final studio is a capstone experience which provides students with the opportunity to undertake an independent research-based design project.


3 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Architecture & Building postgraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 64.3% (national average 66.5%)
Improved skills: 77.6% (national average 79.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.5% (national average 77.8%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of New South Wales (UNSW). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Architecture & Building postgraduate courses at University of New South Wales (UNSW) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 85.6% (national average 83.4%)
Studying full time: 0.9% (national average 5.0%)
Median full time salary: $70,000 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 094952G
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Code: 8136

Entry Requirements

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship.
English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations and this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you will be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:English Language Tests and University English CoursesPrior study in the medium of EnglishOther qualifications