Academic Programs

Bachelor Of Landscape Architecture

Overview Road Map

Why Landscape Architecture?

  • Pakistan is changing rapidly. Public transport is being developed, issue of electricity is one of the top most priorities of the government. New investors from around the globe are interested in investing in projects as varied as waste water treatments, transportation, disaster management, construction etc. Needless to say that various evolving sectors need very specialized people to manage resources effectively and efficaciously.
  • Landscape Architecture equips with specialized skill to manage spaces efficiently in a way that they are purpose built, work efficient, environment friendly and aesthetically pleasing; they can cope climate change and are in essence green building, which is the need of the hour.

MISSION:

  • To produce a class of experts which can meet the changing landscape of rapidly urbanizing Pakistan.
  • To make UMT a leading school in the field of Landscape Architecture.

YEARLY PLAN AND EXPECTED OUTCOMES

First Year:

  • Students will be introduced to basics of design, visual communication and materials and construction.
  • Students will also be learning English, Pakistan Studies, Islamiyat and History of Art & Architecture.

OutComes

  • Students will have basic understanding about theory of Art & Architecture and they’ll be able to explore different drawing techniques, will have awareness of materials used in the markets and the standards and with the help of basics of design, their understanding of design will be improved.

Second Year:

  • They will be introduced to different courses related to Landscape Architecture, these will include courses such as:
  • Landscape Theory, Planting Design, Landscape Materials and construction, urban design with Landscape Design Studio I as base of the courses.

Outcome:

  • Students will have understanding of evolution of Landscape design.
  • They’ll have grip over computer applications and will be well acquainted with the material.
  • They’ll be equipped with the basic techniques of planting design.

Third Year:

  • Students will be introduced to a more advanced level of courses being offered in the second year
  • New courses such as GIS, Housing Landscape Design, Environmental Law and report writing.
  • In the third year it will be a mandatory for students to do an internship in order to gain knowledge of the practical work.

Outcomes:

  • Students will be better able to analyze the data using GIS techniques. They’ll be equipped with the techniques for the application of Landscape Design. They’ll have understanding of Environmental Law and will be better able to pitch their plans and proposals by having improved report writing skills. Students will be introduced to the application of Landscape design by working in field.

Fourth Year:

  • Students will be exposed to the new subjects like Professional Practice, Research Methodology, Open Space and Park design along with the senior design studio following the Thesis.
  • Students will be allowed to choose a subject from the elective which will be offered to strengthen their skill in a certain subject.

Outcomes:

  • This year will strengthen them not only in the field of academics but in the practical field. They’ll be able to work independently. They will have advanced understanding of Landscape Design and will be able to specialize in different areas by choosing elective. At the end of the course they will be able to enter the market as fully groomed professionals.

Career Prospects:

  • The grads walking out of the university with their degree will be able to serve in public and private field
  • Graduates of Bachelors of Landscape Architecture program are trained for careers in not only government but for private sector construction companies, engineering and design firms as well as education and consulting organizations nationally and internationally. This program student can work as an Environmental consultant, Interior and Spatial designer, Nature conservation, Planning and development Surveyor, Plant breeder, Garden designer.

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