Aalto Bachelor’s Programme in Design

Design

Aalto University

Espoo,
Finland

BA (+studyright to MA)

3(+2 years), 180(+120) ECTS, full time contact teaching

Fees

12000€ / year for non-EU/EEA citizens

Drefer, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Image: Drefer, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Application information

Aalto University's application period is usually once a year in the end of December or the start of January (depending on the programme). To be able to apply for the MA or MSc programmes, the applicant is expected to have a university-level Bachelor's degree or equivalent. The application process includes often a portfolio, a motivation letter and an interview.

Prepare for applications with these courses

for arts, design and architecture degree studies

60% of Architecture students admitted to Aalto University in 2020 were from SDS

87% of Interior Architecture students admitted to Aalto University in 2020 were from SDS

  • This live online course, with Zoom-based meetings, is for anyone considering applying to any design program where entry assignments are required. The course helps you to create great ideas and focus in your creative concepts....
  • This live online course, with Zoom-based meetings, is for anyone considering applying to any design program where portfolio is an entry requirement. Scandinavia is known for some of the best designers and design education in...
  • Take our digital design preparation course to build a strong base in the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. The course is designed to build your skills and knowledge of the programs project by project,...
  • Join our comprehensive Design Preparation Course to explore and master the essential principles and techniques across various design disciplines. This course will give you the fundamental skills you need in order to apply to any...
  • Gain a head start on your architectural journey with our Architecture Preparation Course. Learn essential skills, explore different techniques, and unleash your creativity. The course will give you basic understanding about architectural principles from the...
  • Unleash your creative potential with our Graphic Design Preparation Course. Develop essential skills, explore design principles, and bring your ideas to life. In this course you will learn the basic principles about visual communication design...
  • Succeed in the application for Design Academy Eindhoven Design BA program! This teacher-led preparation course is for anyone who plans to apply to DAE and wants to know how to shine in the process. The...
  • Discover the transformative power of art with our online Art Preparation Course. Unlock your creative potential, explore various mediums, and develop essential skills through expert guidance and engaging assignments. Want to know more? Contact us to...
  • Elevate your artistic portfolio with our Art Portfolio Course. Refine your skills, expand your creativity, and showcase your talent. Over 90% of the students who have done a portfolio with us have gotten accepted to...
  • Teacher-led prep course in Zoom for anyone applying to Aalto University BA in Design program.  Course lessons end just before the Aalto preliminary assignments are published so you have fresh knowledge and skills to stand-out...
  • Create a stunning portfolio and get into your dream university! This course gives you great understanding about what kind of portfolio best communicates your potential and creativity to the admission boards. You will learn about...
  • Learn the essential skills that will help you to create a stunning portfolio for your university application! This course will help you to create interesting and visually stunning architectural projects for your Bachelor's degree application...
  • Unleash your creative potential with our Fashion Design Preparation Course. Develop essential skills, explore your creative potential, and bring your ideas to life. In this course you will learn the basic principles about Fashion design...
  • Detailed analysis of different assignment types with examples
  • Emerging trends & elements of today's Design world