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Postgraduate Course in Architectural Lighting Design

Postgraduate - 3 months

Learn to manipulate light and develop all its possibilities to create artistic, plastic and exciting results in architectural spaces.

    Postgraduate Course in Architectural Lighting Design

    Architectural and lighting techniques have evolved tremendously since the last century. The combination of these two fields stands out for its successful contributions and  combinations, which have led to artificial light no longer being seen as a simple tool, and which has allowed architectural lighting to move far beyond what is functional, endowing it with an artistic nature that allows spectators to interact with the environment using their senses.
    Discover the array of creative and effective possibilities that light can achieve. The importance of the lighting concept within various design projects, with it often being the basis for the proposal and affecting many other diverse aspects such as social, psychological and aesthetic connotations.


    • Perform complete lighting projects for architectural spaces
    • Know the product, its qualities and its application
    • Acquire the knowledge and technical resources to control the proposal at different scales
    • Analyse the concept, development, execution and communication of projects from a multidisciplinary profile
    • Generate the ability to adapt to the work environment in different areas
    • Extend your knowledge and specialise in this field to enrich proposals or reforms

    Professional Opportunities

    • Specialist in lighting design, either freelance or in architecture, interior design and landscaping studios.
    • Designers for events companies, ephemeral architectures and museum installations
    • Head of lighting at engineering studios
    • Head of lighting at integral services companies, manufacturers, distributors and specialised stores
    • Freelancer providing support to studios or companies that need to implement light proposals in their projects


    Lara Elbaz

    As an interior designer, she has worked in lighting since 1995. After completing the first Light Design Course at the IED Madrid in 1995, he works at Philips as a specialist in exterior lighting and later at Architectural Lighting Solutions, collaborating on different types of projects such as Expo Zaragoza 2008 and Madrid Río.
    She is currently working as an independent lighting consultant.

    Master of Lighting Design

    This Postgraduate Course is part of the Master of Lighting Design, a program composed of three modules that can be carried out independently:

    Course file

    Postgraduate Course in Architectural Lighting Design

    • Type of course : Postgraduate
    • Language : Español
    • School: Design
    • IED Credits: 20
    • Start date: October 2019
    • Duration: 3 months
    • Timetable : Afternoon 19.00-22.30 h (Mon to Fri, 4 to 5 days per week)
    • Attendance: In-person
    • Qualification: Private Private accreditation at the end of the course.
    • Directed to : graduates or holders of diplomas in the fields of art, design, architecture, interior design, etc.
    • Admission process : CV / Motivation Letter / Portfolio (no greater than 3MB) / Personal Interview, if deemed appropriate by the teaching coordinator
    • Enrollment rate: 1200 €
    • Course Fee: 3100 €

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