MSc in Interior and Spatial design

The aim of the program is the training of interior design artists who, in liaison with architects and other design professionals, are capable of solving issues regarding aesthetic, functional, and psychological aspects of a given space or spaces.
Head of program: 
Dr Donát RÉTFALVI DLA
  • Program overview
  • Description of the program
  • Application procedure
  • Application requirements
  • Examples of subjects during the studies
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Degree
Architect (MA)
Duration of training
2 years (4 semesters)
Language of instruction
English
Deadline of application
07/31/2020
Next starting date
09/01/2020
Fees
Tuition fee: USD 3,800/sem.
Application fee: USD 150
Registration fee:
Intake
Fall

The program trains interior design artists how to implement aesthetic, functional, and psychological aspects of a given space or spaces. Graduates will possess essential technical knowledge, artistic skills, have an understanding and thorough knowledge about the design thought-process and their importance during the planning procedure. They also acquire primary manufacturing-, production processes and their conditions. Students gain both practical and professional experiences throughout the course of their studies and are prepared to pursue their education in the doctoral programme if they wish. Qualified interior design artists are expected to perceive complex professional issues, develop an individual design and creative programme, conduct their autonomous work accordingly, as well as to employ the correct tools, methods, procedures and technologies proficiently in the creation of their own concepts and designs.

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 (Applicants for all bachelor, and master programs)
  • Europass CV in English
  • The payment receipt of the application fee
  • Medical Certificate
  • Copy of the photo-page(s) of your passport
  • Motivation letter
  • Recommendations, more documentation etc – optional
  • Passport size photographs

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.

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.

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

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
Lectures on Theory of Architectural Design 1.
Lectures on Ergonomics
Design 1
2nd semester
Social Issues of Design and Art
Urban Planning
Experimental Design Studio
3rd semester
Lectures on Environmental Psychology
Research in Interior Design
Digital Presentation
4th semester
Lectures on Research on Methods
Economic and Legal Knowledge
Complex Interior Design

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Gabriella MEDVEGY
Dean, Full professor
E-mail: interiordesign@mik.pte.hu
Website: www.english.mik.pte.hu