Landscape Architecture - Master's Programme

Published: 01 October 2020

This webpage is for students on the Landscape Architecture - Master's Programme.

Here you will find information about the programme, your course schedule, contact information, and the documents that regulate the education. Navigate by clicking on the headings below.

Visiting hours: Wednesdays 13.00-16.00, please book a visit by e-mail:

Admission to latter part

Here you will find information about admission to latter parts of SLU programmes and how you apply.

In spring semester 2021 the available places on the programme are:

  • Year 1: 1 place
  • Year 2: 12 places


If there are more qualified applicants than available places when the application period has ended, than the applicants are ranked according to how many credits they can transfer to the degree. When the applicants have equal credentials, lottery is applied.

Course info 2020

We hereby introduce digitally the courses offered in period 1+2 at SLU LARK & LAM programmes.

Below some of courses you will find a short introduction (powerpoint, film-link or pdf) to the course content, made by the course leaders. Please mail the course leaders listed (name surname) directly, if you have specific, additional questions to the course.

Period 1


Period 2

Period 1+2

Courses and prerequisites, portfolio instructions

As student on the programme you are automatically admitted to the first courses of the semester:

  • Explorations into Landscape Architecture, 15 credits
  • Landscape Theory in Architectural and Planning Practice, 15 credits

As of the 2nd semester, some courses are elective. This means that you apply for courses for each semester at

In addition to being admitted to the programme, students need an approved portfolio for some of the courses. The eligibility requirements are described in the course syllabuses. See portfolio instructions for 2021 (pdf)

The following courses have a portfolio requirement:

  • Design Project – Site, Concept and Theory, 15 credits (spring sem.)
  • Design Project – Composition and Materiality, 15 credits (spring sem.)
  • Planning Project – Driving Forces and Contemporary Tendencies, 15 credits (autumn semester)
  • Planning Project – Large Scale Structures, Analysis and EIA, 15 credits (autumn semester)
  • Digital landscape visualisation, 15 credits (autumn semester)

The Course schedule shows which courses are offered and when.


  • This programme is taught in English.
  • The name of the programme in Swedish is masterprogram i landskapsarkitektur.


Programme Director of studies - Landscape Architecture

Caroline Dahl, PhD, Depart. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management and Head of Movium Think Tank
Telephone: +46 (0) 72-213 15 30

Contact the education officer if you have any questions about study programme  regulations. Annica Thomsson, phone +46 (0)40-41 5003, E-mail:

Contact the education administrator if you have any questions about LADOK registration, certificates or courses. Kristina Regnell, phone +46 (0)40-41 5416, E-mail:

For information about credit transfer, please mail to:

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