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Master of Architectural Science - High Performance Buildings (Illumination Design)

University of Sydney

24 months
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38500 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Architectural Science - High Performance Buildings (Illumination Design) from the University of Sydney focuses on the emerging area of high-performance buildings with a specialisation in illumination design.  

Overview

The Master of Architectural Science - High Performance Buildings (Illumination Design) from the University of Sydney offers strong technical education in human visual perception, methods for quantifying light, lighting techniques and issues of sustainability. The course is suited to program architects, interior designers, engineers, ergonomists and related professionals looking to expand and deepen their knowledge in this area. 

This program is one of only a few in the world, with an emphasis on producing qualified lighting designers through focus on the multidisciplinary background of lighting knowledge. It will develop your understanding of the relationship between lighting and allied-build environment disciplines as well as the interaction of optics, psychology and physiology. You will be given the preparation you need to adapt to technological changes and lead future breakthroughs.

Career Pathways 

The Master of Architectural Science (High Performance Buildings) will prepare you to work in a specialised capacity in the fields of building services, architectural practice, business, sustainable design, commercial development, property management and more. Some graduates have used the degree as the foundation for a research degree in this field. 

The secondary stream 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Energy Analysis
  • Light and Vision 
  • Mechanical Services
  • Photometry and Colorimetry
  • High Performance Facades

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

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. Please see the Faculty Handbook for enrolment advice for secondary stream structure.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Student Contribution Amount (SCA) for year 1: $7,950 (indicative only)

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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