Faculteit Mens en Welzijn

Campus Schoonmeersen
Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1 (auto, post)
Voskenslaan 270
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 243 26 29
  fmw@hogent.be

Faculteit Natuur en Techniek

Campus Schoonmeersen
Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1 (auto, post)
Voskenslaan 270 (voetgangers, openbaar vervoer)
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 243 27 00
  fnt@hogent.be

Faculteit Bedrijf en Organisatie

Campus Schoonmeersen
Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1 (auto, post)
Voskenslaan 270
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 243 22 00
  fbo@hogent.be

School of Arts

Campus Bijloke
J. Kluyskensstraat 2
9000 Gent
  +32 (0)9 267 01 00
  www.hogent.be/arts
  schoolofarts@hogent.be

STUDIEFICHES / COURSE CATALOGUE

School of Arts

Bachelor of Landscape and Garden Architecture

Qualification of Landscape and Garden Architecture
Academic year: 2019-20
Field of Study: Architecture
Study load: 180

The aim of the study programme is to turn students into competent professionals in the field of designing and managing green spaces and who can work in public services, industry or on a self-employed basis.


Graduates with a bachelor of landscape and garden architecture are capable of:

- applying the generally accepted bachelor competences (such as powers of reasoning, problem-solving ability, working in a team, lifelong learning attitude, fulfil position of management, etc.) without any problems;
- identifying the historically developed urban and landscape structures, expressing the connection between the two and assessing them;
- using the terminology of green structure planning at the relevant policy levels and advising policy-makers accordingly;
- designing/managing quality and sustainable green spaces with a clear vision, aimed at innovation and with the necessary creativity;
- planning landscapes in a spatial socio-economic and cultural context; - using graphic language and the correct specialist terminology that enables them to express their design vision in an emphatic manner, and communicate with, and advise, the relevant parties involved;
- adequately using their extensive plant knowledge;
- using plant material that forms the basis for harmonious park and greenery management in a creatively, esthetically, ecologically, artistically and technically justified manner;
- correctly drawing up, interpreting and using implementing plans and related technical dossiers, including specifications and measurements, in compliance with the relevant rules and regulations;
- correctly estimating and re-calculating a green project;
- giving evidence of a high level of decisiveness, as well as skills of coordination and delegation;
- giving evidence of efficiency that is geared to a quality finish, sustainability and safety;
- making expert use of ICT to carry out their tasks to a high standard.

A Bachelor (Ba) of Landscape and Garden Architecture has direct access to the following advanced Bachelor's program and can, after the successful completion of a bridging program (between 45 and 90 credits), gain access to the following Master Program:


- Advanced Bachelor (Ba) in Landscape Development
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Communication Management
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Film- and Television Studies
- Master of Science in Communication Science: Journalism
- Master of Science in Communication Science: New Media and Society
- Master of Science in EU-Studies
- Master of Science in Geography
- Master of Science in Political Science
- Master of Science in Sociology
- Master of Science of Heritage Studies


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