University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

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Landscape Architecture

University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD)
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,400
Careers:Landscape Architects


The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) is a professional program that focuses on urban and regional landscape architecture within a studio-based curriculum. Integrated courses in design, visual communication, history, theory, technology, the environment, and professional seminars, as well as options for electives, provide a comprehensive professional education in landscape architecture. The program prepares students with a strong base in the fundamentals of the profession, while fostering innovative thinkers able to work collaboratively with allied disciplines, in preparation for becoming the next generation of leaders in landscape architecture.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio
An appropriate bachelor's degree (such as BA, BSc, BASc, BES, BFA, BCom) with a minimum average of mid-B and demonstrated leadership potential in the field. Preference is given to applicants who have completed a balanced undergraduate education that includes study in the arts, sciences, and humanities. Recommended: undergraduate courses in biology, ecology, English (advanced writing skills), geography, history, humanities, and social sciences; preparation in the visual arts, such as hand and digital drawing, film, graphics, photography, sculpture, or other media.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on May 08, 2023