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Bachelor of Arts in Landscape - 120JA

Course Code: 120JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): Discipline of Built Environment and Design
UAC Code: 363164
CRICOS Code: 068890K
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Bachelor of Arts in Landscape degree offers a foundation in the theory and practice of landscape architecture. Students will engage with the values, knowledge and skills central to the design and management of sustainable built environments and open space systems. Students will have the advantage of learning from and contributing to Australia's National Capital, Canberra - an internationally recognised model of a designed landscape city.

The Bachelor of Arts in Landscape offers the basis for admission to the two year Master of Landscape Architecture degree for students wishing to become registered as a Landscape Architect.

The Bachelor of Arts in Landscape degree also offers a pathway for postgraduate studies in a range of other disciplines including Interior Architecture, which is taught in the Faculty.


Current and Commencing Students
Email Ph 1300 301 727
Prospective Students
Email Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Arts in Landscape BA Landscape

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2013. Please refer to course 206JA Bachelor of Design or 207JA Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Professional Accreditation


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Students will be able to:demonstrate literacy and a critical understanding of landscape architecture sufficient to contribute to the multidisciplinary nature of the design profession;demonstrate advanced communication skills including visual, written and oral;perform at a level of professional expertise that allows them confidently to enter the landscape architecture and other design professions. 1 Communication 2 Information literacy and numeracy 3 Information and communication technology
Students will have an awareness and understanding of:the implications of contemporary global challenges including sustainability, in the context of design, society and the environment;the value and agency of landscape architecture to confront these social, economic and environmental challenges. 4 Problem solving
Students will have highly developed skills in:collaborative and strategic problem solving through multi disciplinary learning;articulating landscape architects? contribution to complex design challenges involving multiple stakeholders; 4 Problem solving 5 Working with others 6 Effective workplace skills 10 Personal attributes
Students will be able to:make a positive contribution to a socially just, environmentally responsible and culturally diverse society;contribute to the profession of landscape architecture by demonstrating best practice and ethical behaviour;contribute positively to the urbanising world in a time of declining landscape resources and amenity. 7 Professional ethics 8 Social responsibility 9 Lifelong learning 10 Personal attributes

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent.Maximum twenty semesters.




  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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