BACHELOR OF GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE (BSC)
Landscaping the environment as a response to global issues
Our Bachelor of Garden and Landscape Architecture (
BSc) revolves around the design, planning and management of public outdoor areas. Everywhere in the world, open spaces are regularly redesigned and adapted in order to serve a new, improved purpose and contribute to ecological sustainability , be it in urban or rural areas. The terms urban design and outdoor design are nowadays well-known terms, gaining in worldwide importance. In order to make the most of our outdoor spaces and ensure they will be used by the public, they need to be redesigned, renovated and made more appealing. In order to achieve that, new parks and market places are built in cities, old town quarters are renovated and rural areas are adapted to fulfil a different purpose. Next to general landscape design, professional garden design is also increasing in popularity, which constitutes a recognition of the importance of nature and greenery for human health. In all these and other areas, a garden and landscape architect can contribute to a more sustainable and aesthetically pleasing living environment. The Bachelor in Garden and Landscape Architecture teaches you how to convert landscaping ideas, designs and plans into reality. This is an exciting but also challenging study programme, which will teach you how to find appropriate solutions to complex landscape and garden architecture questions. The programme revolves around topics such as water, soil, nature, art, history and geography, but also focuses on construction, site planning and management, design, materials and planting. With a Bachelor’s degree in Garden and Landscape architecture, you will be able to find work in the entire chain of processes involved in landscaping our environment, from designing and planning to managing a site.
The language of instruction of the Bachelor of Garden and Landscape Architecture (BSc) and its professional fields is Dutch and taught
part-time or fulltime. The location is the VHL campus in Velp.