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Architectural Science (Illumination Design) (Sustainable Design)

University of Sydney

24 months
41000 AUD/year
8021 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Architectural Science (Illumination Design) (Sustainable Design) from University of Sydney is tailored for design and related built-environment professionals who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in sustainable design.  


Architectural Science (Illumination Design) (Sustainable Design) from University of Sydney provides you with the knowledge you need to address sustainability considerations without compromising building functionality or profitability. 

You will combine the aesthetic approaches to design with a thorough understanding of energy efficiency, analysis and performance metrics. 

You will be exposed to ratings systems, myriad testing methods and will come to understand energy and resource use from ecological, economic and governance perspectives, as well as the storage and release of energy and how to design for both performance and comfort.


The Master of Architectural Science (Illumination Design) will prepare you 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. The secondary stream will provide building design professionals and allied para-professionals with further knowledge and skills in the area of sustainable design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Economics 
  • Building Energy Analysis 
  • Building Information Management 
  • Daylight in Buildings 
  • Energy Management and Code Compliance 
  • High Performance Facades 
  • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
  • Architectural Science 
  • Light and Vision 
  • Lighting Design Software 
  • Lighting Technologies 
  • Photometry and Colorimetry 
  • Practice of Lighting Design 
  • Research Report 
  • Research in Arch. and Design Science 
  • Subjective Analysis in Lighting Design
  • Sustainable Building Design Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 082897G
  • A successful applicant for admission to the Master 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. 
  • Students who complete the Graduate Certificate with a WAM of 70 or higher are able to apply to continue into the Master in Architectural Science in the same course stream.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8021 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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