Landscape Architecture

Master Degree

Course Overview

With this master programme is intended to: deep the knowledge acquired with 1st cycle; answer to what is required to be a landscape architect by national and international entities; create professionals able to act based on a solid and specialized formation (ecological, cultural, technic and aesthetical, covering a wide range of types and scales of projects related with the landscape use and the open space design. To this master programme corresponds: more competences; the autonomous elaboration and coordination of landscape design, landscape plans and programs; a larger capacity to communicate clearly the analysis and the proposals of landscape designs and plans; the capacity of being conceptually critic and innovative; the critic evaluation, the definition of strategies and the elaboration of documents related with landscape designs and plans; the development of know-how and original attitudes in an research context.
Organic Unit: School of Science and Technology
Duration: 4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (61.5 required and 13.5 optional in curricular units)
Language: Portuguese
Regime: Day classes

Career Prospects

Enterprises on studies and project in Landscape Architecture, Architecture and Urbanism; local administration (city councils), central administration (coordination commissions of regional development, nature and biodiversity conservation institutes, architectonic patrimony management institutes), building and management of open spaces enterprises; research and teaching.

Specific Entry Requirements

Graduates in Landscape Architecture, with scientific or professional curriculum recognized by the Scientific-Council of the institution; For candidates with a degree in a related field, it could be applied crediting plans. Each case will be considered by the Master Director listening to the candidate and proposing the Scientific Council the appropriate accreditation.   

Access Routes and Applications

Students from EU countries
Initial Places: 15
International Students
Initial Places: 15

Study Plan

Tuition Fees

Annual Tuition Fees

Students from EU countries
1050 €
International Students
2500 €
International Students with Merit Scholarships
1050 €
International Students with Cooperation and Development Grants
1250 €

Course Department



Contact Information

Director: Maria da Conceição Marques Freire []

Academic Manager: Vitória dos Anjos Bonito Guiomar
Academic Services (online): SAC.ONLINE