Master of Architectural Science (Illumination Design)

The University of Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Master of Architectural Science (Illumination Design)
Duration1.5 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • This program offers strong technical education in human visual perception, methods for quantifying light, lighting technologies and sustainability
  • Using biology and physics, the coursework provides a deep appreciation of the ways that light shapes the human experience of the built environment
  • This is complemented by a practical curriculum that prepares the students for a career in the lighting industry
  • Master of Architectural Science Masterclass session Announcement
  • Topic: Low Carbon Retrofit – Master of Architectural Science Masterclass by Dr. Daniel Ryan (Program Director Master of Architectural Science, The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design & Planning)
    • Description: In this lecture, we will look at how to make changes to a building to improve its performance and efficiency without affecting the building’s form. We will consider the arguments for undertaking retrofits, the different indicators for retrofits, and what general approaches you can take at different design stages.
    • Time: Feb 16, 2021, 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
    • Link to register –
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2159465 INR
Hostel & Meals1808342 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee16995 INR
Residence Application Fee5609 INR
Lifestyle expenses335418 INR
Total2196036 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • The student must hold a bachelor's degree or possess experience which is considered to demonstrate the knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course
  • Applicants who complete the Graduate Diploma with a WAM of 70 or higher are able to apply to continue into the Master in Architectural Science in the same course stream
  • This program can be taken with a secondary stream in combination with another Architectural Science Program. To undertake a double degree, the core units from the second degree are generally taken as the electives in the primary degree
ExamsTOEFL: 96
  • The minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

  • Minimum result of 6.0 in each band 

PTE: 68
  • With a minimum result of 54 in each band

Additional info
  • Applicants who have undertaken a bachelor’s degree or other approved tertiary qualifications where the instruction for their qualification (teaching, assessment, and examination) was entirely in English will be waived from the English requirement
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