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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture)/Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) (Urban and Regional Planning)

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Combine landscape architecture with urban and regional planning to enhance established neighbourhoods, and shape new suburbs, cities and regions.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
5 years full-time
Course Code
ID18, 096573B
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$9,800 per year / $49,000 total
International Fees
$34,200 per year / $171,000 total

About this course

Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture)

In this course you will learn about landscape systems to understand the complexity of landscape in relation to the creation of outdoor spaces with positive cultural and environmental impact.

Our landscape architecture course is relevant and informed by the latest research. You'll work on real-world landscape design projects in practical studio settings and involving community participation.

We have a 50-year history as one of Australia's principal landscape educators and our graduates are leading practitioners employed around the world.

Our graduates find careers independently, in small partnerships or as a member of large multidisciplinary teams with other professionals such as architects, engineers, urban designers and town planners. You may work in private practice or in government areas at local, state and federal levels.

You will be engaged primarily in site planning, site design, planting design and landscape planning. Careers include pathways to being an accredited landscape architect, landscape designer, landscape technician, and landscape construction technician. Many graduates enjoy work in overseas practices.

Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) (Urban and Regional Planning)

We are recognised for combining community involvement with design and implementation skills, which are based on links with engineering, property economics, architecture and landscape architecture.

You will work on inclusive community planning, integrated infrastructure provision, creative design, and practical problem-solving projects run in collaboration with partners in local and state government, developers and local community groups.

Use your combined landscape architecture and urban development skills in careers with private developers, government bodies and communities to enhance established neighbourhoods, and shape new suburbs, cities and regions.

Other career choices include urban design, transport planning, development assessment, plan preparation for housing and industrial areas, open space and recreational planning, environmental protection, and social and economic development.

This course has accreditation from the Planning Institute of Australia.

Entry requirements

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

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Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

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You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your selection rank (or OP equivalent) will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2019

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments OP Selection rank OP Selection rank Highest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP 2 Selection rank 97 OP 1 Selection rank 99 Median OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP 8 Selection rank 84 OP 8 Selection rank 84 Lowest OP/selection rank to receive an offer OP 11 Selection rank 77 OP 10 Selection rank 79

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Study locations

Gardens Point

Graduate outcomes

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