Architectural Lighting and Design Management
The professional part time programme is a design-based Master’s in lighting design offered by the Wismar University of Applied Sciences: Technology, Business and Design (Germany).
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Hall 3.1, E11
The aim of our professional master's course is to train lighting designers comprehensively. The highly regarded qualifications and skills gained through this degree, offer graduates the opportunity to work in many related fields. Students are encouraged to investigate artistic, physical and psychological aspects of lighting, using creative and autonomous methods. This is to be done while keeping both human well-being and the standards of sustainable architecture in mind.
The combination of ‘Lighting Design’ and ‘Design Management’ provides students with the creative and technical knowledge to manage lighting design projects as well as the economic and marketing aspects necessary to manage offices professionally. Students will understand market analysis tools and the strategic management approach. Design management also includes the vision of design as part of the customer value chain.
The international master's programme combines studying in your own time with seminar weeks organised once every semester in Wismar, Berlin and Bangkok. The seminar weeks are designed around lectures, presentations, workshops and excursion to lighting manufacturers and light installations. The medium of instruction is English, ensuring that the programme remains open to all those interested from around the world.
The study programme is based on more than 15 years of experience in teaching Lighting design here in Wismar and has received the proof of accreditation from the German authority.
After a successful graduation students will receive the international degree 'Master of Arts (M.A.)'.
I will be glad to get in touch with you individually by telephone or email. You can reach me by telephone on +49 (0) 3841 / 7537-229 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next intake: Autumn Semester 2018
Closing date for applications: 31 August 2018
Initiation session: November 2018 (online)
First seminar week: beginning of January 2019 (participation mandatory)
All applicants are asked to send first documents for a so called pre-check to email@example.com by e-mail:
University degree and transcript (if you already hold a master's degree we need the bachelor's degree as well)
Portfolio of work experience
confirmation of work experience (at least one year)
Currently we have 7 places available for the next intake! Please do not wait to long with your application.
The entry admission process will take at least 4 weeks (depending on the time of application).
The Wismar University is proud to support the Professional Lighting Design Convention, PLDC 2017 as a Partner University.
Please visit http://www.pld-c.com/ for more information.
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