Prerequisites / Requirements

To be eligible for the Landscape Architecture for Sustainable Urbanisation - Master’s programme, the requirements are a Bachelor´s degree (undergraduate cycle) corresponding to a minimum of 180 credits, including 90 credits specialisation in one of the following subjects/educational areas:

• Architecture
• Landscape Architecture
• Landscape Planning
• Built Environment*
• Design*
• Spatial Planning*
• Geography*
• Landscape Science*
• Environmental Science*
• Civil Engineering*

For subjects/teaching areas marked * a portfolio must also be submitted.

The submitted portfolio will be assessed according to the following criteria:

‐ Relevance to the subject area – has the student worked on issues within landscape architecture?
‐ Level of knowledge – has the student formulated the task in a relevant theoretical context?
‐ Skills – has the student demonstrated an ability to formulate the task in a comprehensible way in text or pictures?

If the portfolio meets the above criteria, the applicant is deemed as qualified, and is considered to have the ability to profit by the education. The assessment of the portfolio is made by the Programme board for educations within landscape and horticulture.

Alternatively, one of the following professional degrees must have been obtained:
‐ Degree of Master of Science in Landscape Architecture, Degree of Master of Science in Architecture or Degree of Bachelor of Science in Landscape Construction and Management.

The requirements for special eligibility as stated above can also be fulfilled by those who have equivalent knowledge through a foreign degree or if equivalent knowledge has been obtained in another way.

In addition, knowledge corresponding to English 6 (Swedish secondary school) is required. This is according to a local SLU decision fulfilled by those who have a degree comprising at least 180 credits at first cycle level from a Swedish higher educational institute or 120 credits completed studies at SLU. English 6 can also be achieved in other ways, which are specified at

For admission to the courses included in the program, the requirements for special qualifications are stated in the syllabus for each individual course.