This program covers engineering design, structures and construction management. Education takes place in cooperation with other design and engineering professionals. Students are expected to have good visual skills, a grasp of mathematics and the history of architecture. The programme focuses on the responsibility of the architect in building design, the detailed development of building systems and team work. This degree course aims to give students a clear understanding of the key contexts of architecture and the built environment, the design relationships among people, architectural space and the environment – through live projects and contemporary situations. It comprises of lectures, workshops and studio design work. The Institute of Architecture Engineering has contacts with a vibrant national and international community made up of leading architects and related researchers. Students will engage in perspective projection, drawing, computer graphic design and model building. Graduate students can further their architectural skills at a master level at our faculty.
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.
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.
1. Communicative competence max 15 points
|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 40, without extra points.
Tha maximum points the Applicant can obtain can not be more than 100 points.