Master of Landscape Architecture/Master of Urban Planning

  • CRICOS code: 105522A

Course overview

  • 4 years full time / 8 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


The Master of Landscape Architecture combined with the Master of Urban Planning positions students to be industry ready and have flexibility within the employment market. It gives you the opportunity to express your creativity whilst channelling your social and environmental conscience to improve cities and urban spaces. This multidisciplinary approach gives you the ability to realise synergies between disciplines, broadening your skillset and giving you a relevant understanding of the built environment profession.

This program aims to provide you with:

  • the skills to design ecologically sound and contemporary landscapes using the latest materials and technologies;
  • an understanding of Australian and international policy and planning affecting human settlements;
  • the ability to adapt and respond through planning and design to the global changes impacting our cities including climate change, deepening inequality, concerns for community health and safety, and the emergence of city-regions;
  • a grounding in the history, theory and technology of landscape architecture, and an in-depth understanding of international landscape architecture contemporary practice leading to the creation of innovative thinking and design;

By combining the Master of Landscape Architecture and the Master of Urban Planning as a double degree, our students complete two professionally accredited graduate programs in a reduced timeframe. This gives them a true competitive advantage and broader career options.  Dual accreditation also offers a distinctive signal to employers and industry and enhances our existing graduate reputation for strong leadership and strategic thinking skills, embedded in our expertise in providing a world-class built environment education influencing Melbourne and cities globally for over 150 years.

If you’re looking for networks to help with internships and job opportunities, or the funds to help you get to Melbourne, we have scholarships and bursaries to get you connected overseas and get you to Melbourne when you can. Find out what you may be eligible for.