• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
This page is currently being updated - please check again soon. The Lighting Design and Led Technology programme offered at POLI.design - Milan (Italy) aims at forming professionals able to follow the productive process of lighting in interiors, urban exteriors, museum environments, residential and show, paying attention to the analysis of methods, organizating a realization of lighting.

About

The Specializing Master in Lighting Design and Led Technology from POLI.design - Milan (Italy) aims at forming professionals able to follow the productive process of lighting in interiors, urban exteriors, temporary and museum environments, residential and show, paying attention to the analysis of methods, organizating a realization of lighting considering the production process and the innovation of the field of application, with special attention to social and cultural behavior of artificial lighting.

Lighting Design intended as a service to enhance wellness, personal, social and productive activities, relationship and communication in all human activities. Artificial lighting is in fact a primal asset of modern society, and one of the factors that mainly contributed to economical, commercial and social evolution of the most advanced nations on earth. The energetic and expressive potential of light lead to the definition of a new profession and an adequate design methodology that will be treated in to the master.

Future career

The result of the master is an innovative professional profile with advanced competences in the main lighting design activities, indoor and outdoor, from residential spaces and retail areas to museum and temporary exhibitions and lighting shows. These professionals will be able to insert both in the lighting companies and professional offices, as well as in the technical departments of the civil service. In the lighting companies they will be able to carry design, realisation and control of the lighting installations. In the professional offices - architecture, industrial and lighting design - they will support the architectural planning (retail environments, entertainment and sport areas, residential spaces, museum, exhibit design) to develop stage-managing abilities in lighting installations. Also, they will be able to support and coordinate the whole process of lighting design: from the planning to the realisation and from the test step to the light control management systems, within the norms in force both in civil service sphere and in private and professional fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and technology of light 
  • Tools and methods of lighting design
  • CAD for lighting 
  • Lighting culture and practice of lighting design 
  • Project work: lighting for the show 
  • Project work: lighting for the hospitality 
  • Project work: exterior lighting 
  • Project work: lighting for the cultural heritage
  • Project work: interior lighting for retail 
  • Professional empowerment 
  • Internship 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: The specializing Master begins in October 2019.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 CFU alternative credits
    Equivalent to 60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

The Specializing Master is open to applicants who have a university degree (Laurea, equivalent to a Bachelor of Science) under the old or the new educational system or a Laurea Magistrale (equivalent to a Master of Science) under the new educational system in Architecture, Engineering and Design, and to applicants with equivalent qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7992 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7990 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7992 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7990 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
+ 500 euro Politecnico di Milano registration fee

Living costs for Milano

  • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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