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










Singapore Garden Society Scholarship / Sponsorship

BCA-Industry Scholarship / Sponsorship

School of Architecture & the Built Environment Scholarship


*Information is accurate as of 19 December 2017


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News & Announcements

DLA Visit to Gardens By the Bay – 13 Jan 2017

DLA toured the facilities and also learned about the installation and maintenance for the Splashpad water-play feature in the garden

DLA Visit to CPG and HDB – 13 Jan 2017

DLA final year students visited to CPG and HDB to interact with landscape professionals and raise their awareness of their future job scopes

DLA Visit to Dawson Estate - 8 Dec 2016

DLA Year 3 students were given a rare site show-round by our Advisory Committee Member Ms Tay Bee Choo, Deputy Director (Landscape Implementation Section) Housing Development Board on 18th October 2016

DLA Collaboration with URA - 27 Sept 16

34 DLA Final Year students collaborated with URA for their Final Year Project at Spottiswoode Park




Contact us

School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Tel: (65) 6775 1133

 Fax: (65) 6772 1973

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