Lighting Design and Technology BSc (Hons)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This Lighting Design and Technology degree will give you the skills to bring light into spaces and performances, using a combination of art and science. You ill study lighting design and its technical application in a wide range of disciplines, including theatrical, concert, TV, corporate and architecture. As well as technological skills, you ill gain an insight into business practices to prepare you for freelance work or consultancy as a lighting designer. As part of your course in lighting design, you ill get plenty of practical experience - The Cube is a dedicated space on campus where you can practise and realise your creative ideas and designs. Our staff is authorised WYSIWYG (lighting and venue pre-visualisation software) trainers. Media servers and console programming also form an extensive part of this lighting course. You can also become qualified to the IET is 17th Edition Wiring Regulations (additional costs apply), which means that what you learn meets industry requirements. During your Lighting Design course you will gain hands-on experience working on a range of performances and events. We encourage all students to complete a placement as part of their lighting degree. On a sandwich placement, you can spend up to a year working in the industry to apply your new knowledge and learn new skills - it is a great boost to your CV and can lead directly to employment when you graduate. The UK is a world leader in lighting, so now is a prime opportunity to become a part of this exciting industry. The lighting industry continues to expand and demand for qualified staff remains. This Lighting Design and Technology course has an excellent employment track record and will prepare you for a career as Event or Touring Lighting Crew; Lighting Programmer; Production Electrician; Project Manager; Suitable grounding for master is level or PGCE study; Theatre; Touring Crew, aspiring to Crew Chief or Chief Electrician. Assistant or Associate Lighting Designer; Lighting Designer; Suitable grounding for master is level or PGCE study; Theatre; Theatre, Event or Concert Lighting Specialist; Touring Crew; Touring Crew, aspiring to Crew Chief or Chief Electrician.


Which department am I in? Engineering

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Holders of a College Diploma/Associate Degree (Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc) or equivalent will be considered for advanced entry to year 2 of a relevant degree programme on a case by case basis.

Entry Requirement For International Student

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) high school course requirements for admissions are: English (4 units/years); Math (4 units/years); Laboratory sciences (3 units/years); Social sciences (2 units/years); Second language (2 units/years); Either fine arts or career and technical education (1 unit/year). Other language requirements are the minimum score of Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic is 53.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
University of South Wales offers below pathways courses for this subject International Foundation Programme Foundation Certificate

Full Time (3 Years)

Contact provider

September 2018

Pontypridd University of South Wales, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales