MASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (MLA)
The Master of Landscape Architecture programme at the School of HBP is a professional programme which is offered to candidates from different backgrounds – Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, and Bachelor degree in other related built environment fields (design and non-design backgrounds).
Landscape Architecture is a discipline of art and science of materialising an outdoor environment comfortable for human habitation. Knowledge and expertise in various disciplines are important to a landscape architect. These will be provided by a unique multidisciplinary curriculum and academic faculty in the School of HBP.
In this multi-disciplinary environment, the Master of Landscape Architecture has gained considerable advantage over other higher educational institutions. USM’s School of Biological Science and Centre for Marine and Coastal Studies (CEMACS) provide additional inputs which further enhance the programme.
This Master of Landscape Architecture is offered, with the Programme Educational Objectives (PEO), to produce professional graduates in the field of Landscape Architecture from different backgrounds who are knowledgeable, competent, holistic, creative, respected, with forward-thinking mindset and sensitive to the environment. These characteristics are crucial in every Landscape Architecture graduates to ensure the sustainability of landscape development that can improve the quality of life and the quality of environment for the humans and other creatures.