Light Design for Events IM00BS02-3004

Light Design for Events

Code: IM00BS02-3004

5 cr

Language of instruction: English

Course dates: 29.01.2018 - 01.05.2018

75.00 €

TAMK Mediapolis, Tampere

Registration a minimum of two weeks before the beginning of the course.

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Open University of Applied Sciences

Course dates

05.02.2018 10:00 - 17:00
06.02.2018 10:00 - 17:00
19.02.2018 10:00 - 17:00
20.02.2018 10:00 - 17:00
19.03.2018 10:00 - 17:00
20.03.2018 10:00 - 17:00


Student is able to
- schedule and resource a small-scale light and sound production or performance event
- use modern lightning equipment and be able to take into account the active and contextual possibilities of a performance
- collaborate in an international student team.


- Rigging light equipment safely
- Basic principles of stage planning
- Lightning software and hardware


Basics of the subject.

Teaching methods

Contact teaching, learning assignments, workshop and Tabula platform.

Teaching material

from teacher

Methods and grounds for evaluation

The students are able to:
- understand the basics of lighting design process

Student’s use of time and effort

teaching and lectures 40% self study 60%

Other information

Preliminary task/independet working:
29.1.-2.2. (deadline 2.2. in Tabula). Instructions will be given to participants in Tabula, which opens on 26.1.2018 (enrolled students will be added as participants automatically - no key needed)

Classes / Kuvastudio 10-17:
Mon-Tue 5.-6.2., 19.-20.2., 19.-20.3.

Case project: Tampere Chamber Music Festival / assisting Carlos Portilla
Schedule will be given later


Degree programme and study field

Degree Programme in Media and Arts

Contact teaching group

The educational provision of the open UAS consists of degree programme courses. Contact teaching takes place either in degree student groups which have places reserved for open UAS students or in separate open UAS groups. Contact teaching of these studies is organised in degree student groups.

How to register?

Please register for the course you wish to take using the registration form provided at the top of this page. Submit the form two weeks before the beginning of the course at the latest. After that, you can contact the Open UAS Office (avoinamk@tamk.fi) to ask if there are any free places available.

Registration becomes binding 7 days before the beginning of the course. We will send an invitation to the email address you have given. The invitation will include detailed instructions about starting the studies.

TAMK’s degree students register through the student administration system, Pakki. They will be admitted if there are free places on the course. The studies are free of charge for degree students.

Payment terms

The payment term is 21 days net from the invoice date.

Cancellation terms

Registration becomes binding 7 days before the course begins. The study place has to be cancelled by contacting the Open UAS Office by email (avoinamk(at)tamk.fi). If cancelled later, the whole fee is charged. Please remember to cancel your registration in time if you cannot start the studies. It is never enough simply to inform a teacher that you wish to cancel your registration.

Updated 16.01.2018

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