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Landscape Architecture & Design (with Integrated International Foundation Year) BA (Hons)


What will I learn?

Our BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture & Design (with Integrated International Foundation Year) is a four year course, specifically designed to provide international students with the English language and creative skills before they embark on year one of a degree.Develop the advanced skills required to become a professional Landscape Architect with specialist knowledge of ecological and environmental design on our BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture degree course.Based at UCA Canterbury’s School of Architecture and Design, you’ll be exposed to a wide range of spatial practices and come to understand the value that a Landscape Architect can add to projects, the wider community and society. You will have access to advanced forms of fabrication and testing, the latest scanning and VR technology, and a suite of traditional craft-based workshops, all of which will allow you to bring your design proposals to life. You will have the freedom to establish your own unique specialisms, such as practical plant-based knowledge, and you will develop your own highly individualised design identity and style.Supported throughout the course by a wide range of industry professionals, you will have opportunities to collaborate with your peers in other design specialisms such as architecture and urban design. Through exploring real briefs and contexts, you’ll have the chance to engage with and show your work to established practitioners, and on graduation you will become part of the school’s expanded network of mentors and career advisors.As part of the course, you'll benefit from interaction with industry through live project opportunities, masterclasses, and optionally - professional work experience placement, if you choose the Professional Practice Year pathway – building industry-relevant skills to ensure that you graduate ready for the workplace.

Which department am I in?

Architecture and Interior Design

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,950.00 (US$ 20,853) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023



New Dover Road,



CT1 3AN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have one of the following: US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus SAT scores (if taken in 2016 or later) of 1160 or better; US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus SAT scores (if taken before 2016) of 1600 or better; US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus two or three Advanced Placement tests with scores of 3 or better; US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus ACT scores of 24 or better.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is a specialist institution offering leading courses across subjects in the arts, technology, and business.

  • 2nd largest provider of arts education in the UK
  • An hour or less from campus to central London
  • International student community from more than 90 countries
  • Best art and design university for research in UK (REF, 2021)

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