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The University of Hong Kong


Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies 園境學文學士


Short Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Studies degree gives students the knowledge and technical skills to create sustainable design solutions to complex development issues, through respect for the environment, culture and society, and the intelligent use of materials and technologies intelligently.

BA(LS) courses include practical and theoretical studies in landscape design, history, theory, ecology, landscape sciences, planting, sustainability, community, construction technology, visual communication and digital technology.  Landscape design studio projects are based on topical issues, and students explore diverse approaches to a wide range of environmental and development challenges, looking to create places that have identity, vibrancy and diversity.

Undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in the Faculty's overseas field trips, community workshops and exchange programmes with overseas institutions.  A key component of the programme is the semester students spend in the Faculty's Shanghai Study Centre.


Programme Website


  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements

Applicants should submit their applications via the online application system together with letters of recommendation (if any).  You are not required but encouraged to submit one example of creative works (arts, writing, or other forms of creative output) for consideration.  The portfolio should be submitted as hardcopies to the Faculty office directly.

Core Subjects Minimum Level
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level


  1. "Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education” is referred to as “HKDSE”.
  2. "Attained with Distinction” in Applied Learning subjects will be used as additional supporting information. In the meantime, student learning experiences in Applied Learning subjects may be considered within the context of other learning experiences in their application.
  3. Other Language subjects will be used as unspecified elective subjects. The minimum requirement is Grade E.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

In general, most of the programmes offered by HKU consider the best results achieved by candidates in different combination of sittings, except for a few programmes which only consider the latest results.  Few programmes may also impose a penalty on HKDSE repeaters.  The policy on the calculation of scores in combined sittings of HKDSE for the 2018-19 exercise will be finalized at a later stage, which will be posted on our website

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100


Faculty of Architecture


Tel: 2859-2149


Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 94 69 97 182 186 628
2016 56 50 126 168 207 607
2015 59 63 115 207 272 716
2014 95 48 120 217 274 754
2013 157 95 203 320 392 1167
2012 70 78 167 249 331 895

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 11 0 0 0 0 11
2016 10 0 0 0 0 10
2015 9 0 0 0 0 9
2014 14 0 0 0 0 14
2013 9 0 0 0 0 9
2012 11 2 0 0 0 13