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Make an impact with design

Study in Atlantic Canada's only Landscape Architecture program and learn how to design spaces that foster environmental sustainability and healthy communities.


Program snapshot

Top 7 reasons to study Landscape Architecture at Dalhousie:

  1. Dalhousie is one of only three Canadian universities to offer undergraduate degree programs in Landscape Architecture – and the only one in Atlantic Canada.
  2. Dal works closely with the landscape architecture community to make sure you receive mentorship from practicing professionals and graduate with the skills you need to join the profession.
  3. Our program includes a unique focus on horticulture and environmental sciences, equipping you to tackle challenges like LEED platinum projects.
  4. Your education will open the doors leading to your dream career. You can choose to work with a practicing landscape architect, with a landscape design and construction firm, with government or start your own company.
  5. You can contribute to positive change in your environment, with design solutions that improve sustainability and human health.
  6. You can create thriving hubs of activity and beauty for communities.
  7. Dal offers exchange opportunities with partner institutions in Europe and Asia.

What will I learn?

Landscape Architecture WCID-2

Learn the concepts that drive the creation of beautiful, functional and sustainable spaces and develop the design tools you need to implement these ideas as a professional landscape architect.

    What can I do?

    Landscape design

    With the current high demand for landscape architecture skills and services, our graduates have the opportunity to make an immediate impact on communities and global environmental health.