MSc Lighting Design, 120 ECTS
Creative Lighting Department at ITMO University (CLD ITMO University) is a unique center of applied research and postgraduate international education in the field of Lighting Design in Russia. CLD draws upon cutting-edge research in Photonics and Optics offered by several International Research Centres as well as ITMO School of Computer Technologies & Control. Its International Master’s Program in Lighting Design is one of its kind in Russia. The Program is based on the combination of problem-based and human-centric approaches with deep integration of modern technologies (HCI, big data, microelectronics, new materials, smart wearables, IoT, photonics and optics) into the educational process and applied research projects by students and staff. Master’s Program attracts not only graduate students with various backgrounds but also people with extensive professional experience in Architecture, Interior and/or Urban Design, Media, and Engineering. CLD’s students mostly work on innovative projects that are dedicated to the improvement of health and lighting environment leading to sustainable innovation-led growth worldwide.
Career Options: Industry forecasts estimate a great demand for more professionals within the field of Lighting Design. CLD’s graduates will have endless opportunities in lighting manufacturing and lighting design industries that offer positions in engineering companies, movie&theatre companies, light-art companies and more. CLD Master’s International program is rooted in practice. It means that students graduate with an extensive project portfolio demonstrating their hands-on skills and experience, and this is exactly what employers are looking for.