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¿Qué aprenderé?

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.

Graduate opportunities

The Graduate Certificate of Architectural Science (Illumination Design) will begin your journey to work as an independent lighting designer or lighting specialist, or to work with electrical products manufacturing, lighting management services or an energy services company.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning



Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (6 )

Costos de estudio
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $19,250; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year; The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

22 Febrero 2021, 2 Agosto 2021


The University of Sydney

Camperdown/Darlington Campus,

Level 5, JFR (Jane Foss Russell) Building, 160 City Road,


New South Wales,

2008, SYDNEY, Australia

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

A successful applicant for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science will have a bachelor's degree or possess experience, which is considered to demonstrate the knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course. This program can be taken with a secondary stream in combination with another Architectural Science Program. To undertake a double degree, the core units from the secondary degree are generally taken as the electives in the primary degree.

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

IELTS score: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band

TOEFL - PBT score: A minimum result of 592 overall including a minimum result of 4.5 in Writing

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Acerca de esta universidad

University of Sydney, 4° lugar en el mundo y 1° lugar en Australia por la empleabilidad de graduados según QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.

  • Ubicada entre las top 50 universidades del mundo.
  • 2 materias en top 10 del mundo por QS 2019 Subject Rankings.
  • 30 materias entre las top 50 por QS 2019 Subject Rankings.
  • Sydney en el 3° lugar entre las mejores ciudades del mundo.