Singapore, a major education hub in the Asia-Pacific region, has become a renowned name in the field of imparting quality education in the recent past. Several professional courses conducted at the Singapore universities and polytechnic colleges are able to attract overseas students in large numbers just because of their excellence in the higher education sector. The same is true in the case of architectural courses offered by these universities and colleges.
National University of Singapore, Portman Management Centre and Singapore Polytechnic are some of the reputed names in the field of Landscape Architecture professional programmes. Master level and advanced diploma level programmes in Landscape Architecture are available at these institutes for international applicants. All courses are offered as full time on-campus study programmes and course length varies depending on the nature of the course work students are opting for.
Minimum academic qualification required for getting an admission for a master course in Landscape Architecture is a bachelor qualification in a relevant subject such as horticulture studies, landscape studies, architectural studies or any other related subjects. Relevant professional experience is also an added advantage though it is not a mandatory requirement.
National University of Singapore awards advanced degrees such as Master of Landscape Architecture and PG Diploma in Landscape Architecture . These are full time post graduate level programmes and cost of education (for the entire course) is approximately S$33000 for international students. Course length ranges from one to three years.
Portman Management Centre provides two professional diplomas in Landscape Architecture, viz. Advanced Diploma in Landscape Architecture and Advanced Diploma in Landscape Designing. Both of these courses are offered as full time advanced diploma courses with a course length of one year. Singapore Polytechnic also offers an Advanced Diploma in Landscape Architecture. Cost of education of advanced diploma courses, is about S$2500 per year for overseas applicants.