his fall the School of Landscape Architecture at Beijing Forestry University, China, will launch an English-taught International Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (MLA). The school is the oldest and largest educational institution for Landscape Architecture in China, boasting the best teaching, research, and student performance in the country. The school currently combines five disciplines–Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Landscape Plants and Ornamental Horticulture, and Tourism Management, among which the Landscape Architecture program offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate levels as well as postdoc positions. This program was ranked No. 1 in the 2012 China Discipline Evaluation by the Ministry of Education.
The international MLA program is specifically designed for young people in countries along “the Belt and Road.” (For more information about the initiative, see http://english.gov.cn/beltAndRoad/). This three-year program is to enroll 20 students, each of whom is qualified to receive a scholarship package from the Beijing Government’s “Belt and Road” Scholarship for International Students, which includes a tuition waiver ($4313/year) and free accomodation. The Chinese Government’s Scholarship for International Students is also applicable.
Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens between 18 and 40 years old, with a bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Planning, Ornamental Horticulture, Environment design and other related disciplines.
The program is open for application from February 1, 2017 to May 30, 2017. For the complete information about the program, application, and scholarships, please down the program handbook attached. You can find the relevant information here: http://www.studybeijing.com.cn/English/.