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LK0404

Landscape Architecture Practice

Working as an intern with tasks that will be part of your working life after you have graduated is a great oportunity to better understand your future profession.

Please note that:

  • It is the student's responsibility to find an internship organization and a professional supervisor.
  • The internship organization and the scope of the internship have to be approved by the course responsible and intended supervisor two weeks prior to the commencement of the internship. A form is availble from the course leader.
  • In order to pass the course you will have to be present for at least 80% of the time during the internship, you need an approved work report and submitted work certificate. More info in the syllabus.

Don't hesitate to ger in contact if you have questions.

Best of luck and enjoy!
Caroline Dahl, course leader.

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Academic year 2021/2022

Landscape Architecture Practice (LK0404-M1280) 2021-08-30 - 2021-11-01

LK0404 Landscape Architecture Practice, 15.0 Credits

Landscape Architecture Practice

Syllabus approved

2020-12-03

Subjects

Landscape Architecture

Education cycle

Master’s level

Advanced study in the main field

Second cycle, course specialisation cannot be classified(AXX)

Grading scale

Pass / Failed The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.

Language

English

Prior knowledge

30 credits in Landscape Architecture on second cycle level, and English 6 or equivalent.

Objectives

The aim with the course is to allow for the student to further develop his/her familiarity with a professional role within the field of landscape architecture through practical work and reflection upon it, under the supervision of qualified instructor at the place of work.

After completing the course, the student should:
• Give a report on experiences from the workplace.
• Explain and critically reflect upon practice within landscape architecture in a wider professional and societal context.
• Reflect upon one’s own need of knowledge and development.
• Independently create and sustain relationship with the workplace.

Content

• Preparation for the work experience is done by the student who contact and make agreement with the internship organization in Sweden or abroad. The course responsible teacher will have to approve the internship organization.
• 9-10 weeks of practical work at the internship organisation.
• Written report (10-15 pages, pictures excluded)

Formats and requirements for examination

Examination through a work report written by student and a work certificate submitted by the supervisor at the internship organisation.

The work report shall include the following sections:

• Description of the company/office and their field of action in relation to the discipline of landscape architecture.
• Description of the various work operations that the student has taken part in.
• Reflective discussion concerning practise/place of work/professional role/societal context.
• Reflections and critically discuss, for example, tasks and background information, the work process, possibilities for re-evaluation within the work process, matters of accessibility and equality, etc.

The content and qualities of the work report are grade-determining.

The supervisor´s assessment (via work certificate) should include the student´s own capacity for taking initiative, degree of motivation, actual performance and ability to work independently as well as in groups.

Requirements for examination:
• Present for at least 80% of the time during the work experience period.
• Approved work report.
• Submitted work certificate.

If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.

If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Additional information

It is the student’s responsibility to find an internship organization and a professional supervisor.

The internship organization and the scope of the internship have to be approved by the course responsible and intended supervisor two weeks prior to the commencement of the internship. A form will be available.

The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.

If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education.

Responsible department

Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom landskap och trädgård (PN - LT)

Pass / Failed

1) For tentative use only:
Author: IFLA Europe
Comments: The international Federation of Landscape Architects can have interesting and useful information about contemporary practices.
2) For tentative use only:
Author: ECLAS
Comments: ECLAS - European Council of Landscape Architecture can have interesting and useful information about contemporary practices.
3) For tentative use only:
Author: Sveriges Arkitekter
Comments: Sveriges Arkitekter (in Swedish only) can have interesting information on contemporary practice.

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Landscape Architecture- Master´s Programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 74982 SEK Cycle: Master’s level
Subject: Landscape Architecture
Course code: LK0404 Application code: SLU-10280 Location: Alnarp Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management Pace: 100%