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Lighting Design for Architecture

Rose Bruford College

UCAS Code: W4W5 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


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64

This is equivalent to two C’s at ‘A’ level or one Merit and two Passes at BTEC (QCF) National Diploma or equivalent. We offer places based upon your future potential. We may offer you a place based on lower UCAS points than shown here, or an offer that is not linked to UCAS points if we have evidence of your potential from your application or audition/portfolio review.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Design

**Reasons to study Lighting Design for Architecture**
• You will be able to experiment and test your skills in a fully equipped specialist lighting laboratory.

• In your first year, you will explore the fundamentals of lighting design collaboratively and through project work with other lighting and design students from the college.

• In your second year, you will concentrate on acquiring all the specialist design and technical skills required in architecture and the built environment. Teaching will be delivered by both academic tutors and industry professionals.

• Your third year is defined by a 4-6 month placement with an architectural lighting design or manufacturing company, complimented by further learning and support at college.

• The programme has strong international scope, working in close collaboration with industry and education partners from across Europe and beyond.

• Learning includes industry placements and project work within the built environment sector, in both your second and third year.

**Career opportunities**
The programme is designed to enable graduates to go on to work in architectural lighting professions, either in the lighting manufacturing industry or in lighting design offices.

Graduates will increasingly work across a range of affiliated industry sectors and design experiential environments for theme parks, global branding events and companies, new theatre buildings, art galleries and museums, night clubs and cruise ships.

**You may also be interested in:**
Creative Lighting Control, BA (Hons)
Lighting Design BA (Hons)

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4)
The Practitioner in Context
Introduction to Lighting Design
Light and Culture
Lighting Design Practice
Light and Performance

Year 2 (Level 5)
The Sustainable Practitioner
Fundamentals of Architectural Design
Architectural Lighting Design Practice
Industry Study

Year 3 (Level 6)
Independent Research Project
Independent Design Project
Professional Study and Practice

Please visit our website to view the programme and module specifications in detail:
https://www.bruford.ac.uk/courses/lighting-design-for-architecture-ba-hons/

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£18,000
per year
International
£18,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

1) Rose Bruford College Bursaries for UK Students: We will offer £600 financial support for each year of the course in the form of a bursary to all students who come from households below the median income level (£29,400). This information is provided to the student loan company who communicate it to our student services team so once confirmed you will be paid automatically in February (£300) and May (£300) if you are eligible.

2) International Student Bursaries for School of Design, Management & Technical Arts Programmes: Each year, Rose Bruford College awards one bursary to an international student as they commence their study on an undergraduate programme within its School of Design, Management and Technical Arts (DMTA). The bursaries, with a value of £2,000 each year for three years (total £6,000) are part of the College’s commitment to making high-quality professional training and education in theatre and the entertainment industries available to students from anywhere in the world. International students, who have international student fee status and have been offered a place on a programme within the School of DMTA may apply for the bursary before starting their studies with us. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

The Uni


Course location:

Rose Bruford College

Department:

School of Design Management and Technical Arts

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How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

88%
UK students
12%
International students
75%
Male students
25%
Female students
87%
2:1 or above
11%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C

After graduation


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Creative arts and design

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high
Average annual salary
93%
low
Employed or in further education
56%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

45%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
9%
Design occupations
7%
Other elementary services occupations

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