Architecture and building (ISCED 58)
Landscape & garden design (JACS K300)
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||€2,780 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Admission requirements: (Bachelor’s degree), (Diploma of Professional Higher Education) or corresponding qualification.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
The applicants are required to present the following documents:
Candidates are expected to send their paper documents to the higher education institution of their first preference. In case of EMÜ, following postal address is valid:
- A recent* TOEFL Certificate: only internet-based test scores are accepted, with minimum score being 61.
*no more than five years’ old.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Applicants are expected to write a motivation letter. Your motivation letter should answer the following questions:
A relevant portfolio is required.
The portfolio should include your projects in different scales in your studies so far and also other works if you have done them in offices or municipalities. Show plans, details, and visuals, this is necessary for us to see how your attitude is towards Landscape architecture. You can also write something about your motivation in your portfolio. Please submit it as a PDF booklet. In the case of difficulties with uploading, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to send it as an e-mail attachment or as a link to a webpage.
Additional interview (usually over Skype) is also required. The time of the interview will be arranged individually by e-mail.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Copy of secondary school leaving certificate (from non-EU countries)
Landscape Architecture is a discipline that focuses on intervention in the landscape through the activities of planning, design and management. It also focuses on the science that underpins these activities and the implementation of proposals. It is united around the concept of landscape, which is defined in various ways but is generally understood to mean outdoor spaces, environments and places and relationships between people and these spaces, environments and places, both in terms of activities and perceptions.
Landscape Architecture is concerned with landscapes of all types, both urban and rural, and at all scales from the smallest open space to the region.
In the programme, we use a mix of individual study and group project work. Teaching modes range from formal lectures and seminars or field trips to tuition on studio-based design projects, opportunities for research range from library-based research to field work.
Assessment methods include writing examination papers, essays and reports, but also hand-drawn or digital graphic-based plans and images. We consider open, public presentation and criticism of design projects important. We discuss realistic planning, design or management problems, which form the basis of the project work. A relatively large proportion of the curriculum is dedicated to design studios, field visits, and research.
120 ECTS credits (speciality module 62 ECTS credits, elective subjects 20 ECTS credits, optional subjects 8 ECTS credits, Master thesis or Research-based design project 30 ECTS credits).