Lighting Design and Technology (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)
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Lighting Design and Technology (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of South Wales

Our foundation course in Lighting Design and Technology allows you to build up the knowledge and confidence to progress on to the BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology degree, and to the lighting and live event industry.

Accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology, this Lighting Design degree will give you the skills to bring light into spaces and performances, using a combination of art and science.

You'll 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'll gain an insight into business practices to prepare you for freelance work or consultancy.

Industry professionals were consulted in the development of our lighting course. You'll have access to a range of cutting edge technologies, learning how to programme lighting consoles, control platforms and media servers. You can also get creative, producing video content and working as a lighting designer or programmer on a range of performances and events.

You'll gain more hands-on experience through real-life projects, and by developing a lighting product with support from an industrial partner. We also offer a HNC / HND with our partner the LIA.

BSc (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Typical A-Level Offer - EE

Typical Welsh BACC Offer - N/A

Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma Pass Pass Pass or BTEC Diploma Pass Pass

Typical IB Offer - Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points from Higher Levels

Typical Access to HE Offer - Pass the Access to HE Diploma and obtain a minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points

Additional Requirements - GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C/Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances

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