PhD studies are based on original research resulting in a contribution of knowledge in specialized topics. The RPG program in the Division of Landscape Architecture follows the UK approach in which candidates work in close relationship with one or two supervisor(s) throughout the study period.
The MPhil and PhD programs on landscape architecture are offered for students who pursue careers in scholarly research, teaching and professional consultation in public and private sectors. The research program delivers the students’ insights on the theories and research methods which underline the holistic discipline of landscape architecture. Students can develop their ability to understand which methods from Natural Sciences and Humanities are suitable for a specific research project, and formulate their strategies and logics towards knowledge development of the current and future discipline of landscape architecture.