Entrance exam preparation course

Entrance exams can seem daunting: This course will guide you through the preliminary assignments and the exams to success!

Start anytime!

Study at your own pace with support of our professional teachers
Price: 550 - 790 €

Suitable for

Anyone who needs to prepare an art portfolio for their College or University application.

Sini Koivisto

Architect SAFA & MA in Art Education

Eeva Jokinen

MA in Design & Art Education

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Course levels

Entrance exam preparation – Independent

165 

Independent study materials
assignment types & analysis

Exam assignment analysis & examples

Concept in Design

A kick off session with your teacher to talk about your challenges and skills regarding the application process


2 video lectures


2 Lesson packages


All the material released immediately, study at your own pace

Entrance exam preparation – Interactive

330 

Interactive study materials with practice assignments
assignment types & analysis

Exam assignment analysis & examples

Sketching & Ideation

Concept in Design

Practice assignments

A kick off session with your teacher to talk about your challenges and skills regarding the application process


3 video lectures


3 Lesson packages


2 Practice assignments from your intended study field with teacher feedback


All the material released immediately, study at your own pace


Certificate upon completion

Entrance exam preparation – Personal tutoring

425 

Interactive study materials with practice assignments & personal tutoring
assignment types & analysis

Exam assignment analysis & examples

Sketching & Ideation

Concept in Design

Practice assignments

Personal tutoring – Phase 1

Personal tutoring – Phase 2

A kick off session with your teacher to talk about your challenges and skills regarding the application process


3 video lectures


3 Lesson packages


2 Practice assignments from your intended study field (Typical in entrance exams)


Teacher feedback on your assignments


Personal tutoring during your application process


All the material released immediately, study at your own pace


Certificate upon completion

Goals

In some art, design or architecture schools the application process includes preliminary assignments and entrance exams. These days the assignments are usually submitted digitally online and the entrance exams and possible interviews are also conducted online. The assignments usually measure the creative skills and applicants general suitability to the designated design field. These courses will give you professional guidance on the assignment types and how they are assessed. We also offer you the opportunity to practice on specially created assignments and to get feedback on your results.The different course levels allow you to choose the amount of support you wish to have on your process. You can choose to study independently with our materials or have full support via practice feedback and application process advising.

Content

Scandinavian Design School Entrance exam prep course consists of video lessons & lesson slides, assignment analysis to ease you into thinking how to approach your projects and specially designed assignments to practice on. You also get personal face to face feedback of your application assignment process.

Methods

In this interactive online course you’ll study independently, going through the lecture materials whenever suits you best. We will contact you to set up a kick-off call with a teacher, where we’ll go through your individual situation and make a personal study plan to reach your goals. Our teachers follow your process and give assistance and support in every step of the course.
You will get personal feedback from every assignment return you make to ease you forward.

You will be studying in our DesignWeb study platform, with the lectures and assignments available in an easy-to-use online environment. You’ll get access to DesignWeb right from signing up.

Complimentary lesson materials

Learning how to approach these special assignments takes time. Your own commitment and drive are the key elements in succeeding. It may be difficult to know what kind of work to do or how to ideate interestingly especially if you do not yet have so much technical skills.

Scandinavian Design School offers additional lessons with specially designed project assignments with feedback that can be specially tailored to fit to your dream career demands. We have both drawing and painting classes, lessons in design and conceptual thinking, perspective, prototype & scale model techniques and even classes for students who want to learn the basics of drawing again. Contact us to discuss your personal needs and let’s create a successful study plan tailored just for you!

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