Landscape Architecture for Global Sustainability

Ready to engage in the most pressing issues of our time? Combining practices from landscape architecture and studies in global development, planning and ecology, this programme offers a unique approach to global environmental and social challenges.

The programme will address some of the planet’s most urgent issues; climate change, environmental deterioration, natural hazards, regional conflicts, poverty and migration.

The master's program Landscape Architecture for Global Sustainability offers unique opportunities of studying and designing contested landscapes and territories. Contested landscape and territories are the object of contention or competition; human beings struggle for it.

The programme contains a sequence of three studio courses that apply a critical question-driven approach. Constant exchange of diverse disciplinary backgrounds and perspectives within participants will be encouraged and supported.

Application deadline Nordic applicants: April 15
EU applicants: April 15
Non EU-applicants: December 1
Formal prerequisites

Admission requires a Bachelor degree or an equivalent background in one of the following fields: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, Development Studies, Resource Management, Environmental studies, Engineering and other relevant fields.

Applicants must meet the University’s requirement for English language proficiency and include a 1-page (A4) motivation letter.

Applications are expected to be able to express themselves visually.

Please note that students with a former master’s degree from NMBU will not be prioritized.

NMBU requires that you have your own personal laptop in connection with learning activities or forms of assessment.

Tuition No tuition fee
Degree level Master, 2 years
City Ås
Credits 120.0