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Master of Landscape Architecture at University of Calgary

The Master of Landscape Architecture course at University of Calgary equips students with knowledge of urban infrastructure, transportation and the relationship between city dwelling and the natural world to shape environmentally and socially responsible practitioners.

School: University of Calgary, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Course: Master of Landscape Architecture
Location: Calgary, Canada
Course dates: September 2022 to June 2025
Application deadline: 15 January 2022

Landscape architecture involves designing human and natural processes at different scales including urban green space, built urban systems involving infrastructure, and transportation. Landscape architects provide innovative solutions to environmental and urban challenges in international and local contexts.

The Master of Landscape Architecture course at the University of Calgary prepares students for professional practice, as well as to be leaders and catalysts for positive local and global change.

Five principles are key to the curriculum design and delivery: process and form, design studio-based, interdisciplinarity, sustainability, and real-world problem-solving. The program explores professional practice and design involving urban design, ecological design, regional landscape systems and cultural landscapes.

This accredited program is a first step towards becoming a licensed practitioner.

Applications to this course have now closed.

Top image: Thu Ngo, Senior Research Studio in Landscape Architecture, 2020

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