This program trains students to apply their complex knowledge in the areas of architecture and urban planning, as well as in the field of environment formation in general (architectural design, town and country planning, preservation of built heritage, structural design, construction work, management and administration tasks, consulting with authorities, teaching, etc.) Within the professional field of architecture, students acquire individual expertise in a specific field and can apply for admission to the DLA & PhD degree program based on their specialization. During the first five to six semesters students are provided with the groundwork in both human artistic and real engineering fields, and during the remaining semesters they can acquire special knowledge closely related to their qualification - in this phase creative work and its final result, the completed work are dominant. If the applicant has already obtained a university degree (bachelor degree in Architecture or other relevant field), it is possible to apply for admission to the master level part of the program.
The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:
The Application Process
1. Register on the online application site of the University of Pécs
2. Submit your supporting documents
3. Pay the application fee
5. Online interview
6. Notification about the interview result
7. Pay the tuition fee
8. Letter of Admission (An official letter in which the Faculty offers you a place in the selected program)
9. Visa Process
*Portfolio Requirements: Applicants need to present evidence of creative ability and commitment to the field of architecture in addition to having strong academic credentials. The interview and portfolio requirements help the faculty assess strengths in these more subjective areas. Both the interview and portfolio requirements must be met for the application to be considered.
** Research plan: Thesis topics currently announced (on the website of the Hungarian Doctoral Council)
Students must successfully complete their secondary school/Bachelor program before enrollment at UP FEIT.
The following criteria are considered during the admission procedure:
Bachelor programs: GPA of the applicant’s last two high school years or result of preparatory courses of the University of Pécs.
Master programs: GPA of the applicant’s last two years in the BA/BSc training
0 point: If applicant’s GPA is below 50 %
10 points: If applicant’s GPA is 50 % or above
20 points: If applicant’s GPA is 70 % or above
30 points: If applicant’s GPA is 85 % or above
|Quality and content of the Motivational letter||
0 point: a The motivational letter contains nothing specific, no professional goals are set;
3 points: The motivational letter is too general, remarkably few specifics and professional goals;
6 points: General professional and personal motivation, the goals are also mostly general but it contains at least some specifics (e.g. refers to activities and work tasks to accomplish);
9 points: Definite professional and personal motivation but still general goals;
12 points: Well-thought-out, substantive motivation, quality writing, and professional goals; specific, promising application
15 points: Thoroughly well-thought-out, conclusive motivation and adequately specific professional goals.
|Quality and content of the Portfolio||
0 point: Unsatisfactory. The portfolio exhibits several major and minor problems with basic visual premise;
3 points: Less than satisfactory. Both the quality and contain is substandard, incomplete in significant ways;
6 points: Satisfactory. The portfolio is complete and satisfactory, exhibiting minor problems in quality craft and detail.
9 points: Good quality. The portfolio demonstrates a level of thoughtfulness in addressing visual skills and creativity, with some minor scale problems.
12 points: High quality. The portfolio demonstrates a level of thoughtfulness in addressing visual skills and creativity.
15 points: Outstanding. Execution of work is thoroughly complete and demonstrates a superior level of ability and skills.
0 point: the applicant cannot communicate with the interviewer, not even the most basic communication acts (greeting, identity issues);
10 points: the interview is lagging, the applicant only communicates in short answers, mostly answers yes or no questions,
25 points: the applicant is fluent in general topics, his or her professional motivations are not fully understood,
40 points: the applicant is fluent in both general and basic professional topics and can express his or her professional motivation.
|CEFR level C1 language exam certificate||
0 point: the applicant has only a level B2 language exam certificate in the instruction language;
5 points: the applicant has an internationally recognized CEFR level C1 language exam certificate obtained no earlier than 2 years in the instruction language
0 point: the applicant can not provide reference letters from previous teachers, mentors or project leaders;
5 points: the applicant can provide reference letters from previous teachers, mentors or project leaders;
The admission decision
The minimum requirement for admission is that the candidate
a) obtains more than zero points for each of the four main criteria, and
b) the total score, of at least 60, without extra points.
Tha maximum points the Applicant can obtain can not be more than 100 points.