Rose Bruford College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Lighting Design for Architecture

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Course summary

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)

Course details

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/

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W4W5
Institution code:
R51
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome students from around the world for both BA and MA degree study in performance, design, management and technical arts. We also run short-term courses, summer schools and foundation programmes for international students who are looking for a shorter period of study. You will be studying close to London and have easy access to the amazing culture, restaurants and theatre there. When you study with us, you will join students from more than 25 different countries, and develop skills that could take your career all over the world. We have links worldwide with partner institutions on student and staff exchanges, collaborative projects and wider research initiatives. You may find our international students web page and guide useful: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/join/international-students/ We run webinars with virtual campus tours for prospective international students, you can register here: https://www.bruford.ac.uk/join/visit-and-experience/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Widening Access and Contextual Admissions: Rose Bruford College is committed to widening access. We encourage applications from all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of your background, and ensure that no groups are disadvantaged during the application process. We welcome students from all educational backgrounds. For instance, we look at your age, whether you declare a disability, whether you have spent time in care, the area in which you live and, if appropriate, the relative performance of the school you attend. 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 interview.

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

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English language requirements

You must achieve a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in each component or a Secure English Language Test (SELT) equivalent to this score. We accept all Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) as approved by the UKVI.


Unistats information

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78%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
79%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18900 Year 1
International £18900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

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]

Lighting Design for Architecture at Rose Bruford College - UCAS