• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


What you can learn in the Landscape Architecture certificate at UCLA Extension

  • Master the fundamentals and principles of design through modeling and drawing
  • Explore design processes and drawing techniques to create landscapes
  • Learn to artfully combine science and natural processes into your landscape designs
  • How to analyze problems in terms of design and physical form
  • Explore dimensions of professional practice including management and professional ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to the Landscape Design Professions
  • Design Graphics: Drafting and Drawing of the Built Environment
  • Design Graphics: Communication for Site Analysis, Conceptual and Site Design
  • Design Graphics: Digital Rendering and Presentation Drawings
  • Landscape Design: Site Design Basics
  • Landscape Design: Site Design
  • Landscape Design: Advanced Site Design
  • History of the Designed Landscape
  • Landscape Design: Environmental Analysis and Planning

                                  English Language Requirements

                                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                                  • Minimum required score:


                                    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

                                    Schedule TOEFL®
                                  • Minimum required score:


                                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                                  Academic Requirements

                                  Documents required:

                                  • Financial certification, such as a bank statement or bank letter, declaring you have a minimum of $26,300 USD, or equivalent, to cover your school and living expenses for a year.
                                  • A copy of your TOEFL iBT score or Academic IELTS score, which must be no more than two years old.
                                  • A copy of the page in your passport showing your full legal name, birth date, passport expiration date, and photograph.
                                  • An official copy of high school or college transcripts. An English copy must be included with foreign language transcripts.
                                  • One passport-size photo.

                                  Tuition Fee

                                  • International Applies to you

                                    32100 USD/full
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 32100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
                                  • National Applies to you

                                    32100 USD/full
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 32100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
                                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                  Living costs for Los Angeles

                                  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
                                    Living Costs

                                  The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


                                  Check the programme website for information about funding options.

                                  StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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