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Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture

By taking the bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture you will acquire the scientific and technological knowledge you need to work as a landscape architect. You will be able to plan and design landscapes and green spaces (parks, schools, institutions, outdoor spaces, etc.) and manage and control their construction, maintenance and rehabilitation.

You will work on landscape and environmental impact projects and studies, the planning and design of infrastructure and the establishment and management of parks and gardens, often as part of a multidisciplinary team.

The bachelor's degree is taught at the Barcelona School of Agricultural Engineering (ESAB) and the Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB).
This bachelor's degree is taught at Barcelona School of Agricultural Engineering. ESAB
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4 years
Study load
240 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €2,326 (€3,489 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Registration and enrolment
What are the requirements to enrol in a bachelor's degree course?
Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

Second semester

  • Drawing for Landscape II 6
  • History and Theory of Landscape II 6
  • Landscape Design Studio II 6
  • Physics 6
  • Plant Biology 6

Third semester

  • Drawing for Landscape III 6
  • Earth Sciences 6
  • History and Theory of Landscape III 6
  • Landscape Design Studio III 12

Fourth semester

  • Ecology 6
  • Landscape Construction I 6
  • Landscape Design Studio IV 12
  • Urbanism and Landscape I 6

Fifth semester

  • Construction Complements in Landscape Design 6
  • Implementation and Management of Green Spaces 6
  • Landscape Construction II 6
  • Landscape Design Studio V 6
  • Landscape Design with Plants 6
  • Urbanism and Landscape II 6

Sixth semester

  • Landscape Construction III 6
  • Landscape Design Studio VI 12
  • Landscape Legislation 6
  • Landscape Management and Restoration 6
  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS
Professional opportunities
Graduates of the bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture are employed in the following areas:
  • Design and studies of urban public spaces.
  • Integration of infrastructure and facilities in the landscape.
  • Restoration/rehabilitation of ecosystems and natural heritage.
  • Landscape planning and management.
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