Q&A

What are the admission requirements for Art and Technology?

  • Upper secondary school exam
  • English B or an acceptable IELTS or TOEFL or Cambridge score
  • Mathematics B
  • History B or History of Ideas B or Contemporary History B
  • An second foreign language A or B (depending on the number of years studying the language)


I have a diploma from another country – how do I know if my courses match the entry requirements?

In order to find out if you match the entry requirements, you can contact the Admission Office at: studiekontor@aau.dk and submit scanned copies of your diplomas from high school and college – this will make it possible for them to assess whether or not you meet the entry requirements. They will be able to make an assessment within two weeks.


Do I need to know a lot about technology to follow the courses at ArT?

No, you do not need to have a background within - or knowledge about electronics or technology. The technology courses at ArT will start from basics and build on top of that. All the knowledge and skills you need in order to execute the semester projects will be acquired during the semester courses.
 

Will I have to pay the tuition fee?

Studens from EU/EEA countries won't have to pay tuition fee. Please note that students from outside the EU/EEA will have to pay tuition. Students from partner universities outside the EU/EEA will not be charged tuition.
 

Is it possible to study on half time?

No, Art and Technology is a full time study. The exams are based on project work which is executed in groups during the full semester.
 

How is the study structured?

The study is a tree year international bachelor where all exams and lectures are in English. The bachelor consists of 6 semesters, with a main project on each semester. Furthermore, each semester have smaller workshops, projects and assignments. The courses give a basic knowledge in art history, programming, art theories and methods usable for the semester projects and assignments. Project work is executed in groups consisting of 2-6 people.
 

How does the Problem based learning (PBL) and group work function?

By doing group work you have the advantage of embracing the projects further by using each other’s competences and skills. In addition, doing group work adds to the social study and you will easily get to know the people in your group. New groups are formed each semester and the groups receive supervision from a teacher related to the study. Within the group. the group must organize their time, content of the project and the exhibition solution themselves.

 

Is the performance of my computer of any concern?

The performance and brand of your computer is not a concern. However, we recommend that your computer is able to run graphical programs such as the Adobe softwares (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign) and 3D programs (Google Sketchup, RhinoCeros) as they are used during lectures and can be helpful when doing projects.

 

What do I have to buy before 1. semester starts?

Here you can find a list for the recommended materials and hardwaret hat should be acquired for the beginning of your first semester. What to buy before semester start 2015

 


 

CURIOUS? CONTACT OUR STUDENT COUNSELORS

Jonna Helene Holm Pedersen (student) and Anne Hammer Bjerre(student)

E-mail: studievejl-art@hum.aau.dk
Phone: 2117 1271

Rendsburggade 14, room 2.250, 9000 Aalborg.

Please note that the study counselors are not in the office during the summer (July 1st - August 31st), but will be available on Skype Thursdays from 12-14 and email
studievejl-art@hum.aau.dk all summer.

 

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