Lighting Design for Architecture BA (Hons)

  • Lighting Design for Architecture BA (Hons)
  • Lighting Design for Architecture BA (Hons)
  • Lighting Design for Architecture BA (Hons)
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About this course

Duration

3 Years

Term Start

September 2019

Entry Requirements

96* UCAS points

If you have any queries or concerns then please do contact us on admissions@bruford.ac.uk.

* We may make you a lower or unconditional offer, based on prior experience and your potential demonstrated at interview.

Design for architecture and the built environment is increasingly engaged not only with physical structures but also the experience of inhabitants and users of buildings and spaces. There has been a fundamental shift in the way public buildings are perceived and used by their audiences: notions of ambience and spectatorship are applied to architecture in new and surprising ways, while digital and new material technologies are used to make buildings that are highly dynamic. ‘Performance’ now provides a vital and productive way to think about, make, and light architecture. 

Embedded in Industry
The BA (Hons) Lighting Design for Architecture is delivered in conjunction with the Lighting Education Trust (LET), offering students access to world-class training and work placement opportunities across the architectural lighting industries, alongside the College’s established training and professional links in the creative industries.

International
The BA (Hons) Lighting Design for Architecture* has a strong international scope, working in close collaboration with industry and education partners from across Europe and beyond to offer students opportunities to have a period of study abroad. Current international educational partners for the programme are Jönköping University in Sweden and HAWK Hildesheim in Germany.

 


Why choose this course?

A new programme starting in September 2019 in partnership with the Lighting Education Trust (LET) offering a unique pathway into studying lighting for architecture and environment at undergraduate level.

The new programme sits alongside our established BA (Hons) Lighting Design programme, sharing some of its teaching and core practices whilst offering students specialist training, industry placements and project work within the built environment sector.


Employability & Industry

The programme is run in partnership with the Lighting Education Trust and includes industry placements and project work within the built environment sector.


Fee and Application Information

Accreditation

  • Includes Work Placement
  • Mode of Study: Full Time

How to Apply

UK/EU Applicants

Apply via UCAS.
Institution Code: R51
Course code: W4W5

International Applicants

Please e-mail international@bruford.ac.uk

There is the opportunity for international students to study this programme as part of a semester or year abroad. Please click here for full details.

2019/2020 Fees

UK/EU Students - £9,250
International Students - £18,000

Please click on the relevant links for information about Student Loans and Bursaries.


Course content

Please download the Programme Specification and find an outline of the programme modules below:


Year 1 (Level 4)

  • The Practitioner in Context
  • Introduction to Lighting Design
  • Light and Culture
  • Lighting Design Practice
  • Light and Performance

Please click here to view our Level 4 module specifications
 

Year 2 (Level 5)

  • The Sustainable Practitioner
  • Fundamentals of Architectural Design
  • Architectural Lighting Design Practice
  • Industry Study

Please click here to view our Level 5 module specifications


Year 3 (Level 6)

  • Independent Research Project
  • Independent Design Project
  • Professional Study and Practice

Please click here to view our Level 6 module specifications