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Lighting Design

Wismar University - WINGS

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About

The professional part time programme is a design-based Master’s in Lighting Design offered by the Wismar University - WINGS. The study programme is based on more than 15 years of experience in teaching Lighting design in Wismar and has received the proof of accreditation from the German authority.

Overview

The aim of the Lighting Design professional master's course at Wismar University - WINGS is to train lighting designers comprehensively. 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.

Career

The highly regarded qualifications and skills gained through this degree, offer graduates the opportunity to work in many related fields. 

New specialisation and new curriculum

The specialisation “Heritage Lighting” will offer students the possibility to delve deeper into issues like lighting for heritage sites and buildings, lighting for protected sites, conservation, techniques and strategies for such sites and so on. Students will get the opportunity to opt for this specialisation from the 3rd Semester onwards and culminating in a Master's thesis on heritage lighting.

No Scholarships

WINGS and the University of Wismar do not provide any scholarships. But we can assist you when you require help in obtaining.

Accreditation

The part time programme Master Lighting Design - Architectural Lighting and Design Management - was successfully accredited by the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA).

In addition, the master Professional Studies Lighting Design- Architectural Lighting and Design Management is approved by the State Centre for Distance Learning (ZFU).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design Criteria
  • Daylighting
  • Artificial Lighting
  • Design Project: Conceptual Lighting Design
  • Design Methods: Basics
  • Lighting Applications and Sustainability

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details
  • Next course start: Autumn Semester 
  • Initiation session: November (online)
  • First seminar week: beginning of January (participation mandatory)

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

First academic degree (Bachelor, Master or Diploma) in:

  • Art and design study programmes like Architecture, Interior Architecture, Design or Theater Studies as well as one year of relevant professional work experience in field of lighting, design or design management after completing the first degree
  • Engineering study programmes like Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science as well as two years of relevant professional work experience in field of lighting, design or design management after completing the first degree
  • Business study programmes like Business Economics, Business Informatics or Economic Law as well as two years of relevant professional work experience in field of lighting, design or design management after completing the first degree
  • In addition you please hand in a portofilio of work experience showing your abilities in lighting, design or design management. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR per semester and a duration of 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR per semester and a duration of 30 months.

When registering for the winter semester 2020/21: Save 780 € in the 1st semester, due to the first workshop week taking place online in January 2021.

Funding

Private Financing

The state promotes your continuing education through individual tax incentives. Depending on your individual income and your professional situation, you can claim the expenses of the distance learning course as tax deductible professional expenses or special expenses so that receive total or partial reimbursement. 

Financing by the Employer

Many enterprises support the continuing education of their employees by granting a leave of absence or financial support. Within the framework of individual agreements/ contracts there is the possibility to integrate your qualification aims into a personal development concept. 

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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