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Work Experience Course for Landscape Engineers

Det här är kursen för dig som vill ha praktik och få erfarenheter från vad som kan bli din framtida yrkesroll.
Kursen ges under valfri tid på året och omfattar totalt åtta veckor. Under dessa veckor deltar du i arbetet på en arbetsplats. Den sista veckan ägnas åt att analysera, sammanställa och och redovisa erfarenheterna från praktikperioden. Du ska själv tillfråga och föreslå praktikplats. Innan praktiken påbörjas ska praktikplatsen godkännas av kursledningen och ett avtal med praktikplatsen vara undertecknat.

LK0418 Work Experience Course for Landscape Engineers, 15.0 Credits

Praktikkurs för landskapsingenjörer

Syllabus approved



Landscape Architecture

Education cycle

Bachelor’s level

Advanced study in the main field

First cycle, course specialisation cannot be classified(GXX)

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.



Prior knowledge

Knowledge equivalent to 45 credits in landscape architecture.


The course aims to give the student a deeper understanding of the profession and its conditions.

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

Knowledge and understanding
- describe a workplace typical of the landscape engineering profession, its role and tasks in society and report it in a written report

Competence and skills
- apply acquired knowledge from the programme in independent practical work in a workplace

Judgement and approach
- reflect on their own practical experience of the landscape engineer’s professional role in the workplace and in society
- reflect on equal opportunities at the workplace both from an action plan, if available, as well as how the former is applied.


The student is responsible for finding a relevant internship and a supervisor at the workplace. The internship and the supervisor must be approved by the course coordinator before the start of the course. The student follows the workplace’s routines during at least eight weeks of mandatory workplace placement. At the end of the course, the student submits a written reflection on the practice and presents the reflections orally at a compulsory seminar.

Formats and requirements for examination

At least 80% attendance at the workplace during the internship period. Approved written assignment, oral presentation and participation in seminars.
  • 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

Each student is assigned a contact person at SLU who visits the student at the workplace.

Responsible department

Department of Urban and Rural Development

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom landskap och trädgård (PN - LT)
Replaces: LK0374
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Landscape Engineer Programme - Uppsala Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 74982 SEK Cycle: Bachelor’s level
Subject: Landscape Architecture
Course code: LK0418 Application code: SLU-30037 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: Swedish Responsible department: Department of Urban and Rural Development Pace: 100%