Introduction

The Landscape Architecture course in Malaysia aims to sculpt students to become certified landscape architectural designers who are equipped with the knowledge and skills in designing and managing landscaping projects and creating a green and healthy environment to play a role in protecting our environment. Landscape design courses are a combination of art and science.

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The program is designed by our lecturers to prepare students both academically and practically ready for the future workplace. The employment rate of graduates from Blue Pillar Academy is promising as we inspire innovation and equip students with both hard skills and soft skills to stand out from the graduates in the future.

Our program is a Professional Architecture Diploma awarded by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia – School of Professional and Continuing Education (UTMSPACE) and is recognized in the industry.

Curriculum of the program

The modules and courses offered are updated accordingly to ensure our curriculum are in line with the current trend both nationally and internationally. Landscape design courses program consists of 3 semesters (professional courses and elective courses).

Semester 1

  • Theory of Landscape Architecture
  • History of Landscape Architecture
  • Planting design
  • Digital Communication (Design Software)

Semester 2

  • Landscape Construction & Material
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Digital Communication (Design Software + Presentation)
  • English for Employment

Semester 3

  • Landscape Engineering
  • Urban Design
  • Environmental Impact Assessment & Management Plan
  • Landscape Architecture Project
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Career prospects

Landscape architects are in demand a developing country as the well-being of environment and the need of sustainable and comfortable lifestyle are to be maintained. The complex relationship between green buildings and geographical diversity are to be dealt by landscape architects. These are part of the future career options for a landscape architect courses:

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Public Sectors and Semi-Governments

  • National Landscape Department
  • Town and Country Planning Department
  • Department of Environment
  • Agriculture Department
  • Drainage and Irrigation Department
  • Forestry Department
  • City Councils
  • Local Councils
  • Urban Development Authority
  • State Economic Development Corporation
  • Institution of Higher Learning
  • Research Institutes
  • Private Sectors
  • Landscape Architecture Consultancy Firms
  • Landscape contractors and Plant Nurseries
  • Architect and Urban Planning Firms
  • Housing and Resort Development

Study option

Duration: 1 year (Part-time course)

Venue: ZOOM platform

Entry requirements

The applicant who is interested in pursuing the above diploma in landscape architecture must possess the following qualifications:

  1. Certificate issued by UTMSPACE
  • Pass SPM/ STPM/ UEC
  • At least 21 years old
  • 3 years of working experience in related field
  1. Certificate issued by Warnborough college (UK)
  • At least 16 years old
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