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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (Illumination Design)

  • Graduate Certificate

Build your professional expertise in lighting for architectural and urban environments and learn how sustainable lighting technologies are changing illumination design practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
GCARCHSC1ILL, 082894M
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$22,500 per year / $22,500 total
International Fees
$33,500 per year / $33,500 total

About this course

Build your professional expertise in lighting for architectural and urban environments and learn how sustainable lighting technologies are changing illumination design practice. Career pathways include lighting design consultancies, architectural practices, lighting manufacturers and distribution. With extensive experience analysing and controlling the physical phenomena affecting buildings, practitioners of Architectural Science have a profound impact on the function, aesthetics and efficiency of architectural spaces. Our entire visual experience depends on light. It has a profound impact on the function and aesthetics of architectural spaces, and is a vital part of architecture and interior design. In this innovative course, we focus on the knowledge and critical thinking skills needed to remain current with technological breakthroughs and to drive innovation in illumination design in the future. As a student of Illumination Design, you will develop your expertise in lighting for architectural and urban environments. You will understand how rapidly-evolving sustainable lighting technologies are changing industry practise and are contributing to new opportunities for creative applications of modern materials, colours and technologies. This course will develop your understanding of the relationship between lighting and allied-build environment disciplines as well as the interaction of optics, psychology and physiology. You will be given the preparation you need to adapt to technological changes and lead future breakthroughs. More detail on the Program (including course planner, credit request forms and timetable links) can be found at the Faculty of Architecture, Design & Planning home page .

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Architecture & Building courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
74.3%
Overall satisfaction
81%
Skill scale
65%
Teaching scale
86.1%
Employed full-time
$70.1k
Average salary