Application for the study year 2020/21 opens 22 January, 2020!

Below you find application instructions if you want to apply to our master's programme, requirements for both our programmes as well as key dates and deadlines.

The upcoming application round will open on the 22nd of January 2020.


HOW TO APPLY

First of all you send in your application to universityadmissions.se. After that you start to upload your work samples. The link to the online application form will be available here as the application opens on the 22nd of January.

Step 1. Send in your application to universityadmissions.se
On the programme web page Master's Programme in Fine Arts you find information about the programme and if you scrol down on the page under the headline Application and eligibility you find the terms and conditions.

As you apply make sure you follow the application process carefully step-by-step so you don't miss out of anything. Many applicants for example forget to submit the right supporting documents.

Step 2. Upload your work samples
When you have sent your application to universityadmissions.se it's time to submit your work samples.

  • Work samples
    You have the possibility to upload up to 10 different work samples, and you may attach 5 files per sample. You have until last application date 2nd of March to change and edit as much as you want. Just remember to save each time you work on your application and don't click send until you feel that you're completely satisfied with your application! A description of the samples is not mandatory but desirable.

  • Project description
    In addition to your work samples a project description in English is required when you apply to our master's programme (MFA). In this you describe your plans for the first study year. You do it by typing the text in the box that you find in the application form, max one A4 page.

  • Format for digital files
    Accepted file formats are AVI, MOV, MPG4 for films, JPEG for images and WAV, AAC, AC3 and AIFF for sound. Note that large files can take some time to upload. Max size for video files is 2 GB whereas images should not be larger than 5 MB.

 

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

Bachelor's Programme in Fine Arts

  • Terms and conditions
    As for previous skills most of our applicants have before applying to us been studying at some preparatory art school. This is no requirement, however  qualifying same as experience in artistic work.

    The official language of instruction in our Bachelor's (BFA) programme is Swedish. The requirement in Swedish when you apply to our BFA programme is that you have the upper secondary course Swedish 3 or Swedish as second language 3 and the grade E at the lowest. Here is a web page on universityadmissions.se that explains and helps you understand Swedish courses and subject levels. Tisus is a test recognised by all the universities in Sweden as a statement of eligibility regarding Swedish language proficiency.

    Since our BFA programme is offered in Swedish  you will (as the application opens) find the link on our Swedish web page Ansökan only. In addition, the programme is only applicable at antagning.se

Master's Programme in Fine Arts

  • Terms and conditions
    If you're in your final term of bachelor studies (180 ECTS), and you haven't yet obtained your degree certificate, you need to submit a transcript of all completed terms of studies and your home university should confirm you're exptected to graduate after the end of the term. As soon as you have applied for and obtained your degree certificate you should upload it at universityadmissions.se. Here you find additional information.

    In our Master's (MFA) programme the official language of instruction is English. When it comes to English the entry requirement, for both our programmes, is that you have minimum English B/6 or equivalent. You may demonstrate that you meet the English language requirement through certain upper secondary (high school) studies, certain university studies, or an internationally approved English test such as TOEFL. Here you find more information about that.


KEY DATES AND DEADLINES

 22 January (13:00) 2020: Application opens at universityadmissions.se and the link for uploading one's work samples is published

2 March (00:00) 2020: Last application date

12 March 2020: Last day to upload supportive documentation to prove your eligibility

12 March 2020: Last day also to submit supportive documentaion if you're not required to pay tuition fees, or to pay your application fee if you are

Week 14 2020: Call for interviews (Master's programme) are sent out

Week 16: Interviews (Master's programme)

Week 19 (8 May): Notification of Selection Results is published

 

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding your application you're welcome to contact us at info.art.umu.se