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Master of Architectural Science (Sustainable Design) (Illumination Design)

  • Masters (Coursework)

With a specialisation in Illumination Design, this degree enables you to extend your sustainability expertise into the lighting design area.

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$9,359 per year

About this course

With a specialisation in Illumination Design, this degree enables you to extend your sustainability expertise into the lighting design area. With this knowledge, you can differentiate yourself as a graduate and can choose from a range of career pathways include architecture, sustainable and energy-efficient lighting consultancy, product design 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. Architectural Science courses can be taken as single or double streams. In the double stream program, the core units from the secondary degree are taken as the electives in the primary degree. The double stream program is completed as 96 credit points over two years, allowing you to draw expertise from an aligned Architectural Science stream and prepare to pursue or develop your career within a wide range of areas in the built environment. PRIMARY STREAM Sustainable design involves an approach to creating buildings that meets the world's need to reduce our impact on ecological systems. The built environment professions - including architects, engineers, urban designers and planners - are increasingly held responsible for the performance of their designs and projects, including accordance with promised environmental principles. Sustainable design skills are highly demanded by the construction and design industries, environmental consultancies, government agencies and in the day-to-day operation and management of commercial buildings. This program is tailored for design and related built-environment professionals who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in sustainable design. Our integrated approach to Sustainable Design provides you with the knowledge you need to address sustainability considerations without compromising building functionality or profitability. You will combine the aesthetic approaches to design with a thorough understanding of energy efficiency, analysis and performance metrics.

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