According to each course of study the applicants for the Bachelor’s degree programme of courses receive three artistic and design tasks to be completed in the candidate’s own time under examination conditions at the Muthesius University. The candidates are to show their individual imagination and ingenuity, perceptionability and colour perceptiveness, originality and independence, as well as sketching skills.
Applicants for a Bachelor’s course in Design are given additional, so-called specialised tasks. These can be conceptual and material tasks in which the candidates’ technical-constructive comprehension or form perception and spatial representation is tested. They vary according to course of study and examiner.
This practical examination takes place on at most three consecutive days. It ends with a special interview. A colloquium of at least three teaching staff carries out an interview of all applicants, to determine their motivation, intentions, ideas and knowledge.
Candidates applying for the Master’s degree programme are invited to an interview. The completion of design and specialist tasks is not required. The commission is interested in the motivation, intention, deas and knowledge of the candidate.
After sitting the artistic aptitude examination all participants receive a written confirmation of the result of the examination. If the aptitude examination has not been successfully completed, it can be repeated once.