We will consider equivalent qualifications from your home country for entry onto our Foundation, Bachelor’s and Master’s courses. Please see below for details of the accepted qualifications (including English language qualifications) for each level of course. Each application we receive is considered individually and therefore these qualifications are provided as a guide.
For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:
Satisfactory passes in your Swiss Certificat de Maturité, Maturitätszeugnis, Attestato di Maturità or equivalent school qualification.
For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:
- Certificat de Maturité / Certificat de Maturité Cantonal reconnu par la Confédération with a minimum overall score 4/6.
- Eidgenössisch anerkanntes kantonales Maturitätszeugnis / Maturitätsausweis with a minimum overall score 4/6.
Attestato di Maturità / Attestato di Maturità Cantonale riconosciuto dalla Confederazione with a minimum overall score 4/6.
For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:
A Bachelor's degree from a recognised Swiss university with a score 5.
English Language requirements:
We require a mark of at least 5 in the English component of your Swiss Certificat de Maturité, Maturitätszeugnis, Attestato di Maturità or equivalent school qualification.
As well as academic qualifications, some of our courses require a portfolio of work or audition piece. You can find out more about specific requirements on the entry requirements section of each individual course page; take a look at our courses page to see all available courses. If you are not sure if you have the necessary qualifications for the course you wish to take, please contact our Admissions team with scanned copies of your qualifications – they will be able to advise you further.