Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 3 years
Credits: 125
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About This Programme

Landscape Architecture is a field of study that deals with designing and creating outdoor spaces and environments.

Is this programme for me?

If you have interest in designs and are sensitive to the quality of the outdoor environment, you are suited for this programme.

In addition to that, good drawing skills are also essential.

Dealing with the outdoor space, you have to be creative, innovative, sensitive and effective as you do not only create spaces that are pleasant to the eye but also an environment that is safe and sustainable.

What will I learn?

This is a design based programme so students will be exposed to design projects in various fields including residential, parks, recreational design, community design, urban design, ecological, conservation and others.

The learning process involves design studio, site visits, hand drawing, computer programmes and creating models.

What should I expect?

Students will be engaged with academic experts and industry practitioners by accessing their design projects throughout the semesters. This programme requires students to undergo internships to expose them to various fields and as a preparation for becoming Landscape Architects in the future.

What are the career prospects?

Landscape Architect is the main profession after graduating from this programme.

Landscape Architects are employed in three sectors:

  • Public
  • Private
  • Academic

Besides Landscape Architects, there are various other professions such as:

  • Landscape Consultant
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Landscape Designer
  • Park and Recreation Manager
  • Theme Park Designer
  • Project and Nursery Manager

How much will I make?

The average salary for fresh graduates ranges from RM 2,000 to RM 3,000. However, the range differs based on student’s skills, experience and their ability.

The salary for Senior Landscape Architects would range from RM 5,000 to RM 7,000.

Did you know?

There are only six institutions that offers this programme, the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. IUKL is one of them.

How is the programme here different compared to the other institutions? The programme structure itself, emphasizing on sustainable designs, constructions and technology, innovation as well as management.

A word of advice

Be sensitive with the outdoor environment since you are the 'steward of the land' in the future. Being passionate towards the landscape will drive you to succeed.

Landscape Architecture is not about planting trees and Landscape Architects are not glorified gardeners. The scope is beyond that.

Check If You Are Eligible

STPM Minimum 2 Principal Passes
A-Level Minimum 2 Principal Passes
UEC Minimum 5Bs
Diploma/ HND Minimum CGPA of 2.00 in relevant field
Foundation/Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.00 in relevant field
SAM/ HSC/ AUSMAT /IB Refer to the Faculty
CPU/ CIMP Refer to the Faculty
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to STPM
Additional: Drawing Test/Portfolio needed if without pass in Art subject in SPM or without Drawing subject in SPM (Click HERE for sample)
PTE 47
Cambridge English 154

What Will You Learn?

Year 1

Landscape Design Studio I, Landscape Design Studio II, Landscape Design Studio III, Introduction to Landscape Architecture, Architectural Drawing, Landscape Construction I, Horticulture & Nursery, Plant in the Tropics, Landscape History, History of Architecture, Environmental Science, Environmental Psychology & Social-culture, CAD I, Landscape Graphic & Modeling, Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B, Pengajian Malaysia, Pengajian Moral/Islam

Year 2

Landscape Design Studio IV, Landscape Design Studio V, Landscape Construction II, Landscape Construction III, Professional Practice I, Professional Practice II, Landscape Ecology, Planting Design, Cultural Heritage Landscape, Measured Drawings, Sustainable Urban Environments, Community Planning, Verbal Presentation Techniques, Research Method, CAD II, Free Elective I, Interactive Skills

Year 3

Landscape Design Studio VI, Topical Studies, Landscape Remediation, Landscape Innovation, Project Documentary & Exhibition, Project Management, Soil Science & Landscape Maintenance, GIS, Free Elective II, Free Elective III, Industrial Training, Theories in Sports, Football/Netball/Badminton/Futsal



  • Landscape Architect
  • Landscape Designer
  • Landscape Maintenance and Care Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Plant Nursery Manager
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Landscape Consultant

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