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Licentiate Membership


Licentiate membership is open to those who have completed their initial professional education and are actively on the Pathway to Chartership to achieve full Chartered (CMLI) status.



Licentiate Membership Subscription rates 2015-2016

The Member year starts on the 1st June to the 31st May. If you join part way through the year your rate will be pro-rata.


Annual subscription




To be considered for approval of acceptance you are required to hold both an LI - accredited Undergraduate and Postgraduate course of study, or other EU or overseas course recognised by the LI.

LI accredited courses

The LI also recognises, the qualifications of graduates from programmes accredited or recognised by the following:

Alternatively, it is still possible to apply for Membership on completion of the ‘Licentiate Member of the Landscape Institute for those who have not completed an accredited course’ application form.

Your application will be submitted via our Member Panel who will judge the strength of your application based on both your work and academic experience. If the Member Panel approve your application you will be offered Licentiate membership of the LI and able to start the Pathway to Chartership.


Benefits of Licentiate Membership

Join the Conversation


We regularly tweet news, events and updates through @TalkLandscape


On Talking Landscape, an online network for Landscape Institute members, there are forums on technical issues, landscape architecture ideas and Institute activities.


A news update covering the latest industry news, events and professional developments is sent out every second Thursday. You’re automatically signed up to receive this as a member.


Landscape Journal is sent to members every quarter – you will automatically receive this as part of your membership.

Get Involved


The Landscape Institute has many different roles that suit all levels of experience and availability. Find out how to get involved, and what type of role will suit you in Inspiring Great People.


There are 12 regional branches of the LI across the UK. You are automatically a member of your local branch - find out what’s going on in your area through the branches page.


Be A Landscape Architect

Help encourage the next generation of landscape architects through the LI’s careers website, Be A Landscape Architect. There’s information on courses, funding, projects, job types and more.


Use our Resources


The Landscape Institute has documents on Green Infrastructure, Water, Housing, Public Health and Liveability in the Policy section.


In the Technical Section, technical guidance is available on biosecurity, LVIA, Olympic legacy, Water, SuDS and BIM.


The Member’s Only area of the LI website stores LI reports such as the annual Communications Survey, the Employment and Salary Survey, and governance information.

Pathway to Chartership

You can register for the Pathway once you’re a Licentiate member. Find out more on the About Pathway to Chartership page.


Last updated June 2015

Apply now

To apply for Licentiate membership simply complete and return the form below.

Application form

If you'd like to pay your membership subscription by direct debit, please complete the Direct Debit Mandate form included. Otherwise tick 'Please invoice me'.

To apply via the Member Panel please complete and return this form below. Please include your most up-to-date CV.

Application Form



Membership queries

Eleanor Manson, Membership Development Officer
Phone: 020 7685 2655

Jenni Killick, Membership Engagement Officer
Phone: 020 7685 2653

Careers and Universities queries
Poppy Smith, Education Development Officer
Phone: 020 7685 2656

Pathway to Chartership queries
VACANT POST, Professional Development Officer
Phone: 020 7685 2654


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