MAChinese and Polish tradition in shaping of the landscape for Hunan Agriculture University of Changsha students
|Nominal duration||4 sem. (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Landscape Architecture: Chinese and Polish tradition in shaping of the landscape)|
|Application fee||€19.00 one-time
or 80 PLN
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A candidate must have BSc degree in Landscape Architecture or in a similar area of study and meet the English language requirements on B2 level.
Your BSc degree should cover most of the following subjects/ skills:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Polish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): China, Poland.
Candidates need to proof their English proficiency on at least B2 level (of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – CEFR). Language test requirements:
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This programme is a joint degree Master’s course. It is provided by Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences in Wrocław and by Hunan Agricultural University of Changsha in China.
A Student of the Landscape Architecture Master’s course gains in-depth knowledge in technical and natural sciences. The programme aims at mastering design skills with the use of various computer tools and programs. A graduate will acquire advanced spatial arrangements skills.
Studies last 4 semesters. First semester is provided in Poland for all students. Second semester is a practical one, which means students have practice which takes place in Poland (for Chinese students) and in China (for Polish students). Last (third) practical semester is conducted at Hunan Agricultural University of Changsha in China or at WUELS in Wroclaw. Polish students spend the fourth semester at the University in Poland. It is students’ choice where they want to defend their Master’s thesis (Poland or China). It’s a joint degree program so after graduating you are granted double diploma, Chinese and Polish.
Obligatory subjects: Shaping of landscape of the rural areas in Europe, Chinese traditional landscape engineering and technology, The construction and protection of Chinese historical and cultural city landscape, The construction and protection and recover of rural landscape in China.
Elective subjects: history and theory of space shaping, social aspects of shaping urban landscape, comprehensive abilities to landscape architecture, introduction to landscape architecture, garden building and ornaments design, urban green space system planning, environmental art performance techniques, shaping of therapeutic environment, historical fortification in landscape, stone in landscape.
The course equips a student to pursue a professional career in landscape design, in executive and advisory work. The profession of the landscape architect is mainly a freelance job, so the most crucial things in this field are: knowledge, practical skills, and experience gained in internships and projects. A graduate will be ready to conduct detailed inventory, asses the vegetation condition, design small architecture and park surroundings. Combining study experience in both Poland and China will enhance employability in the market and will be a distinguishing asset in the professional career path.
Where will you be able to work after graduation?
A graduate is prepared to run his own landscape architecture business or may work in any organization that focuses its activity on designing, arranging and maintaining of green areas also those combined with built-up areas. A student will be ready to cooperate with other landscape shaping specialists (e.g. town planners) while working on rural or urban areas planning.