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Faculty of Engineering & Technology



Faculty of Engineering & Technology

 

Landscape Architecture via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning

 

This program is a systematic approach to the design of outdoor space, from the basic use of natural landscape to the design of habitats and communities. It discusses the principles of approaching sustainable landscape growth, revitalizing deprived and miserable urban areas, and distinctly designing open spaces to ensure green zone development. It also presents new trends in landscape architecture.

 

Academic Supervisor : Verónica Torres Cervero
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Land Use Planning
Environmental Impact
Urban Geospatial Analysis
Landscape Planning
Planting & Recreational Design
Landscape Construction
Architectural Environmental Integration
Landscape Design
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Art & Perception

 

 

Landscape Architecture via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Landscape Architecture via distance learning = 30 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Landscape Architecture via distance learning = 30 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Landscape Architecture via distance learning = 30 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Landscape Architecture via distance learning = 30 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Landscape Architecture via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Land Use Planning
This course presents the properties that govern the use of soil for plant growth and construction engineering purposes. It emphasizes on sustainable use and conservation. It identifies soil resources for human needs and the management of soil landscape data to ameliorate the environmental impact of human activities.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Environmental Impact
This course presents both the theoretical and practical aspects of assessing environmental impact in order to support a policy that leads to the restoration and conservation of animal and plant diversity. It covers the structure and function of disturbed ecosystems and provides adequate the means to evaluate environmental degradation levels and the impact of human activity on environmental health and contamination.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Urban Geospatial Analysis
This course explains the use of aerial photographs and satellite image data in urban planning, urban change analysis, land-use and land cover classification, and environmental planning applications. It provides problem-solving approaches using GIS (Geographic Information Systems).
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Landscape Planning
This course studies the theory and techniques of regional design to analyze, evaluate, plan, design, and manage the resources of the regional landscape. It considers the social, economic, political, and individual forces affecting community development and growth. It also examines conflicting land-use pressures of urban/rural fringe.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Planting & Recreational Design
This course explains the utilization of plants as design elements to manipulate space, plant selection, composition, planting techniques and maintenance requirements. It also studies recreational design in metropolitan, urban, and neighborhood areas, including parks, playgrounds, public places, and commercial areas.
Academic Supervisor : Graeme Dean Hamilton

Landscape Construction
This course reviews the materials and structures in landscape construction. It includes specifications, cost estimates, drainage, circulation requirements and alignment, landscape resources organization, site evaluation, utilization and protection, and landscape building procedures.
Academic Supervisor : Graeme Dean Hamilton

Architectural Environmental Integration
This course considers how climate and environment determine building forms, site analysis, and design strategies to optimize comfort temperature and illumination. It presents passive means for environmental control, including day lighting use and noise reduction, and enhances the aesthetics integration with the surroundings.
Academic Supervisor : Graeme Dean Hamilton

Landscape Design
This course surveys concepts of landscape ecology, design and planning, resource utilization, and site suitability related to specific programs and activities. It enhances perceptual awareness and design sensitivity to natural and man-made landscapes.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Landscape Architecture
This course surveys the development of landscape architecture as an art form from Mesopotamia to the present and its relationships to physical landscape, climate, culture, religion, and other arts. It covers landscape design practices including site analysis, utilizing creative abilities, thinking and expressing spatial ideas, and understanding relationships between landscape design, human needs, and environmental issues.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

Landscape Art & Perception
This course explores the reciprocal relationships of man, nature, and art. It draws particular attention to the cultural variations and interpretations of esthetics, landscape materials, artwork placing, and viewer's perception and experience. It deals with the process of placing and integrating artwork in several landscape settings.
Academic Supervisor : Miguel Ángel Fernández Sánchez

 

Admission - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Landscape Architecture Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABAP - Associação Brasileira de Arquitetos Paisagistas

AEP - Asociación Española de Paisajistas

ANTAC - Associação Nacional de Tecnologia do Ambiente Construído

ASLA - American Society of Landscape Architects

BALI - British Association of Landscape Industries

EDRA - Environmental Design Research Association

FFP - Fédération Française du Paysage

IALE - International Association for Landscape Ecology

IFLA - International Federation of Landscape Architects

IFLAAPR - Asia Pacific Federation of Landscape Architects

IFLAEU - European Federation of Landscape Architects

LALI - Iniciativa Latinoamericana del Paisaje

 

 

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