Architecture BSc

This program trains students to apply their complex knowledge in the areas of architecture and urban planning, as well as in the multi-faceted field of environment formation in general.
Head of program: 
Dr. Gabriella MEDVEGY, dean, full professor
  • Program overview
  • Description of the program
  • Application procedure
  • Application requirements
  • Examples of subjects during the studies
  • More information
Degree
BSc in Architecture
Duration of training
3 years (6 semesters)
Language of instruction
English
Deadline of application
07/15/2020
Next starting date
09/01/2020
Fees
Tuition fee: USD 3,400/sem.
Application fee: USD 150
Registration fee:
Intake
Fall

This programme 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:

  • Minimally B2 level language knowledge 
    English communication skills will be assess during the Skype interview​
  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school. Applicants with previous studies from bachelor level etc. have the possibility to credit transfer.
  • Europass CV in English
  • The payment receipt of the application fee
  • Medical Certificate
  • Copy of the photo-page(s) of your passport
  • Motivation letter
  • Portfolio of works- in digital version**
  • Recommendations, more documentation etc - optional

The Application Process

 

  • We confirm the receipt of application materials via e-mail.
  • The Assessment Board reviews and evaluates every application and makes a decision within 15 working days after receiving the application fee.
  • Every applicant is informed of the decision of the Assessment Board immediately via e-mail.
  • If the applicant meets the requirements and is informed of her/his acceptance s/he must then pay the tuition fee and send us the payment receipt.
  • After receiving the tuition fee, the applicant will be provided with an official Acceptance letter with which s/he can contact the Hungarian Embassy and apply for a Visa.

**About the portfolio:

  • Architecture in 10 semesters: portfolio or collection of some creative works what are able to picture the creative-visual skills of the applicants (hand drawings, digital drawings, artistic photos or photos about travels, buildings, thoughts about the built environments etc.)
  • Architecture as Applicants with earlier studies: please send a portfolio about projects, works - in digital version, in DVD, or download to a link.

Students must successfully complete their secondary school/Bachelor program before enrollment at UP FEIT.

 

Admission criteria:

The following criteria are considered during the admission procedure: 

 

Criteria

Results breakdown

Max points

GPA 

 

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

30
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.

15
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.

15
Skype interview

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.

40
Total 100
Additional 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

5
Reference

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;

5
Total

10

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st semester
Mechanics
Architectural Drawing
Basics of Architecture
2nd semester
Descriptive Geometry
Practice in Design
History of Architecture
4th semester
Construction Technology
Geodesy
Building Construction
5th semester
Theory of Architecture
Urban Studies
Building Services Engineering

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Gabriella MEDVEGY

Dean, Full professor

E-mail: architecture@mik.pte.hu

English website of the Faculty