Programme-specific Admission Procedure and Evaluation Criteria
What we look for in an applicant?
The programme seeks students who understand the processes and structures, used to create – both individually and in teams – personal design solutions with artistic insight, ideation skills, goal-orientation and motivation.
Eligible applicants to the programme have earned a Bachelor of Arts or completed equivalent studies.
In the first stage, students are evaluated based on their application as a whole, including portfolio, previous studies, CV and letter of motivation.
In the second stage, the evaluation criteria consists of an interview to evaluate the applicant’s potential to complete the studies successfully.
First stage and required application documents
In the first stage of the evaluation the selection committee evaluates the applications based on the application documents. Study Option’s requirements for the application documents are listed below. Please also note requirements for the application documents presented in the general application instructions.
Attach each of the following application documents to the electronic application form in PDF format:
In the portfolio, applicants display work that shows their artistic expression and design skills. The portfolio must contain diverse samples of the applicant’s previous artistic, professional and/or scientific activity.
The work contained in the portfolio must be catalogued, listing at least the title and/or theme, materials used, size, purpose and year of completion of each piece. The catalogue must also detail where and when the work has been exhibited, displayed or published and whether the work is based on individual or group work. The contribution of the applicant in the work should be stated in case the work has been completed in a group. The applicant’s name, address and phone number and the degree program applied for must be indicated clearly on the portfolio.
The application must include the applicant’s CV with personal data, educational background, work experience, exhibitions, publications and articles, awards and grants, study trips and positions of trust. No links.
The applicant must convey his/her motivation for applying for Interior Architecture programme by writing a motivation letter. The applicant can describe his/her strengths and interests, visions in art and design, as well as design, and creative goals. Motivation letter is maximum 4000 characters.
Language of application documents
All the application documents must be submitted in English.
Part of the applicants are invited to the second stage. The invitation to the second stage is sent to the applicants at latest 7 days in advance.
The second stage consist of a face-to-face interview, which can be conducted over Skype or telephone if necessary.