Landscape architects design and enhance our environment and surrounding spaces with fresh perspectives. It’s a design discipline that is concerned with the quality of our surrounding environment and spaces.

The Diploma in Landscape Architecture (DLA) course prepares you to become a landscape designer who will be able to assist in transforming our world into a conducive, interactive, educational and experiential place. It involved the study of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions and processes in the environment, and the responses needed to achieve the desired landscape (indoor/ outdoor) space design.


Course Highlights

  • Dynamic, project-based learning that develops investigative, analytical and open-minded thinking skills for application to landscape design
  • Personalised consultations with tutors in design studios
  • Three-month structured / enhanced internship programme with private companies and key players like National Parks Board
  • Collaborative learning approach which allows you to learn about other  
    disciplines such as water technology and architecture
  • Exploring the use of Plant Palette as materials for Spatial Design Proposal
  • Simulation of Real Landscape Firm Operation / Processes-Client >
    Research > Design Proposal > Presentation > Documentation
  • Case studies & site visits as part of outdoor activities

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Singapore Garden Society Scholarship / Sponsorship

BCA-Industry Scholarship / Sponsorship


*Information is accurate as of 2 April 2019




Contact us

School of Architecture and the Built Environment
Tel: (65) 6775 1133
Fax: (65) 6772 1973

Click here for enquiries related to admissions or entry requirements.


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