Details of the course of study
Overview of modules, target groups and requirements.
Overview of modules
Elective modules, basic and project modules.
Target group + Qualification
The course of study Master of Lighting Design is intended for graduates with a first degree (Bachelor, Diploma or comparable degree) in interior design or other creative, planning or engineering science disciplines (e.g. architecture, town planning, electrical engineering, industrial design and art or civil or mechanical engineering), with professional experience in planning of buildings and interiors or in light planning and lighting design.
The master's course is conducted according to a clear international orientation and prepares the students explicitly for activities beyond Germany, in Europe and other parts of the world. All lectures and seminars are held in English.
Students who do not fulfil these requirements may nevertheless register for certain modules. Instead of a master's degree such students will be awarded a certificate »Graduate Diploma in Lighting Design«.
To underline the high practical and research orientation and the interdisciplinary aspect of this course of study, the final examinations for the master's course are conducted together with an external partner or with another faculty of study.
The course of study Master Lighting Design leads to the academic degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.).
Information in detail.
Bachelor or Diploma, Portfolio, letter of motivation proof of knowledge of English, professional experience, interview where appropriate
The costs for the course of study leading to a master's degree amount to 7.000,- EUR per semester, thus a total of 14.000 EUR.
The course of study begins in the summer semester (for the first time in 2017). Application must be made by 30 October of the previous year, submitting the required documents. You can obtain the application forms here.
For applicants with no previous degree but with the appropriate training and professional experience the modules are offered as a certificate course leading to »Graduate Diploma in Lighting Design«. Please send your application with the required documentation by 30.10 to: Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, International Office, Mrs. Maryse Niemeier, Emilienstraße 45, 32756 Detmold, Fon: +49 5231 769 6091.