European Masters in Landscape Architecture

European Masters in Landscape Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art

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Introduction

With the support of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme, five internationally-renowned schools of Landscape Architecture have developed Europe’s first collaborative Masters in Landscape Architecture, otherwise known as EMiLA, which launched in September 2013.

EMiLA students spend their first and fourth semesters at their home school, and the second and third semesters studying Landscape Architecture at two of the EMiLA partners. You will be immersed in three very different environments, enriching your perspectives on Landscape Architecture and your development as a practitioner. You will gain from studying Landscape Architecture from technical, artistic and ecological perspectives, as well as at scales ranging from urban to large-scale agrarian.

The EMiLA schools

  • École Nationale Supérieure de Paysage, Versailles (France)
  • Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh (UK)
  • Fakultat fur Landschaft, Leibniz Universitat Hannover (Germany)
  • Academie van Bouwkunst, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
  • Éscola Technica Superior d’ Arquitectura de Barcelona, (Spain)

Applications, fees and costs

Applications for 2017 open on 1 October 2016 and close on 31 May 2017.

Due to the necessity to balance student numbers between five partners and have certainty as to student numbers on the course as early as possible applicants are required to pay a £1500 deposit if they are made a formal offer. Formal offers are likely to be issued in June 2017. Applicants will have 21 days to make payment if they are made a formal offer by the University of Edinburgh. This deposit will be subtracted from the fees if the applicant proceeds with the programme and will be retained if they fail to commence the programme after accepting a formal offer.

Co-funded by the European Commission

Staff

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Facilities

Everything you need to know about finding perfect student accommodation.

Resources for History of Art, Art, Architecture and Landscape Architecture students.

A fully operational, entirely student-run 90-seat theatre housed in a neo-gothic church.

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The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) is the main space for anyone using the University of Edinburgh’s historic collections.

Work spaces are available across the University. ECA's computers include software tailored to the disciplines studied here.

At the heart of the Evolution House Learning and Research Zone, the ECA Library provides an innovative environment for learning, teaching and research resources in art and design.

ECAfé provides a full catering service to all staff, students and visitors to Edinburgh College of Art.

Edinburgh Global's mission is to encourage internationalisation, enhance the student experience, create and develop partnerships.

EUSA represent the student voice. They provide services, run events, and facilitate student societies.

Information and guidance on financial matters for all students of the University of Edinburgh.

A Georgian garden that doubles as a venue for performances in the centre of the city.

The primary collection of books, periodicals, manuscripts, and research material.

The workshop facilities include band saws, pillar drills, sanders and wire-cutters.

This model workshop is equipped for constructing architectural models in a wide variety of materials.

By day, a café, bar and study space, and by night a club venue. Potterrow’s dome is also home to the Advice Place and the Potter Shop.

Includes a screen-printing room, relief room, lithography room, process room, intaglio room, and caseroom.

Caters to a diverse range of users from occasional exercisers to international athletes.

Offering counselling services for students, workshops, consultation and training for staff.

Supporting students with dyslexia, mental health issues and students on the autistic spectrum, as well as those who have physical and sensory impairments.

Talbot Rice Gallery is the public art Gallery for the University of Edinburgh.

Home to six distinctive bars, Teviot is the oldest purpose built students' union in the world.

A hub for the University Societies and setting regular live music, comedy, spoken word and poetry nights.

A bar at the Lauriston Campus which hosts regular events including club nights and gigs.

Woodworking tools and machinery include laser cutters, a vacuum former, and a 3D scanner and printer.

Scholarships & bursaries

Scholarships available for one academic year of postgraduate study at Edinburgh College of Art. (£5,000)

Available to assist with the extra costs of studying and working abroad. Can be from €280 to €330 a month, depending on the country you visit.

News & events

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Contact

Edinburgh College of Art Postgraduate Admissions

Phone: +44 (0)131 650 4086

Email: hsspg@ed.ac.uk