Admission requirements

General Requirements

  • Candidates must be BA or MA graduates of an art or design academy or an equivalent education
  • Level of English: IELTS 6, TOEFL 80 (internet-based test) or TOEFL 550 (paper-based test).
    Non-EEA candidates are required to provide proof of English Language proficiency.

Specific Requirements

To apply for the Master TypeMedia you must meet the following criteria:

  • You have (at least) a bachelor degree in graphic design
  • You have sufficient practical experience in typography and design
  • You are able to write about your motivation for joining the master programme
  • You have a convincing portfolio of graphic design and typographic design
  • Your portfolio contains examples of calligraphy, lettering and type design
  • You can document your fascination for type design, typography and different media
  • You are acquainted with developments in the field of type design

Advice on your digital portfolio

Your digital portfolio needs to demonstrate your motivation and interest in type design and typography. The portfolio should give a good insight into your way of thinking.

We’re not necessarily looking for finished products (as you would show a client for instance) but rather we want to see the process of your design work. So please include sketches, half products, intermediates and development steps for a variety of projects.

File specifications: PDF, not larger than 10MB, no animations or transitions.

Application deadline

All applications need to be received digitally before the end of January 2019.

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