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Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

Selection process

The selection process considers the qualifications of all applicants in a holistic manner. Beyond the applicants' high school/undergraduate/garduate curriculum, performance in academic coursework and recommendations, we consider the extracurricular activities, different skills, talents, leadership experiences, communication skills, work experiences and community services, to see how the applicant can contribute to the diverse academic community at UP FEIT.

Admission to UP FEIT is granted to those applicants whose academic qualifications give promise of success in our Institution. The evaluation of the applicant's chances for academic success is the responsibility of the Admissions Committee, which foremost considers the applicant's academic record. Applicants must submit the completed application on the online application site of the University of Pécs, official previous study transcripts and motivational letter.

Extracurricular activities, artistic talent, and diversity of background, including cultural, experiential and geographic, are additional factors used in the holistic review of each applicant.

Grading System for Applicants:

Computer Science Engineering BSc
Computer Science Engineering MSc
Civil Engineering BSc
Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) MSc 
Electrical Engineering BSc

An academic score will be assigned to each student by using Grade Point Average (GPA) from the PREVIOUS STUDIES (max. 30 points):
0 point: If applicant’s GPA is below 50 %
10 points: If applicant’s GPA is 50 % or above
20 points: If applicant’s GPA is 70 % or above
30 points: If applicant’s GPA is 85 % or above

Applicant will be scored by the Admission Committee based upon non academic factors. The committee will evaluate the MOTIVATIONAL LETTER by the following (max. 30 points):
0 point: a The motivational letter contains nothing specific, no professional goals are set;
5 points: The motivational letter is too general, remarkably few specifics and professional goals;
10 points: General professional and personal motivation, the goals are also mostly general but it contains at least some specifics (e.g. refers to activities and work tasks to accomplish);
15 points: Definite professional and personal motivation but still general goals;
25 points: Well-thought-out, substantive motivation, quality writing, and professional goals; specific, promising application
30 points: Thoroughly well-thought-out, conclusive motivation and adequately specific professional goals.

Applicant will be scored by the Admission Committee on the SKYPE INTERVIEW based upon the language skills and the overall impression of the candidate:
0 point: the applicant cannot communicate with the interviewer, not even the most basic communication acts (greeting, identity issues);
10 points: the interview is lagging, the applicant only communicates in short answers, mostly answers yes or no questions,
25 points: the applicant is fluent in general topics, his or her professional motivations are not fully understood,
40 points: the applicant is fluent in both general and basic professional topics and can express his or her professional motivation.

Additional points can be given to those Applicants who submit level C1 language exam certificate by the following (max. 5 points):

0 point: the applicant has only a level B2 language exam certificate in the instruction language;
5 points: the applicant has an internationally recognized CEFR level C1 language exam certificate obtained no earlier than 2 years in the instruction language

Additional points can be given to those Applicants who submit Recommendation Letter by the following (max. 5 points):
0 point: the applicant can not provide reference letters from previous teachers, mentors or project leaders;
5 points: the applicant can not provide reference letters from previous teachers, mentors or project leaders

 

Grading System for Applicants:

Architecture OTM
Architecture MSc
Interior and Spatial Design MA 

An academic score will be assigned to each student by using cumulative grade point average from the PREVIOUS STUDIES (max. 30 points): 
0 point: If applicant’s GPA is below 50 %
10 points: If applicant’s GPA is 50 % or above
20 points: If applicant’s GPA is 70 % or above
30 points: If applicant’s GPA is 85 % or above

Applicant will be scored by the Admission Committee based upon non academic factors. The committee will evaluate the MOTIVATIONAL LETTER by the following (max. 15 points):
0 point: a The motivational letter contains nothing specific, no professional goals are set;
3 points: The motivational letter is too general, remarkably few specifics and professional goals;
6 points: General professional and personal motivation, the goals are also mostly general but it contains at least some specifics (e.g. refers to activities and work tasks to accomplish);
9 points: Definite professional and personal motivation but still general goals;
12 points: Well-thought-out, substantive motivation, quality writing, and professional goals; specific, promising application
15 points: Thoroughly well-thought-out, conclusive motivation and adequately specific professional goals. 

Applicant will be scored by the Admission Committee based upon non academic factors. The committee will evaluate the PORTFOLIO by the following (max. 15 points):
0 point: Unsatisfactory. The portfolio exhibits several major and minor problems with basic visual premise;
3 points: Less than satisfactory. Both the quality and contain is substandard, incomplete in significant ways;
6 points: Satisfactory. The portfolio is complete and satisfactory, exhibiting minor problems in quality craft and detail.
9 points: Good quality. The portfolio demonstrates a level of thoughtfulness in addressing visual skills and creativity, with some minor scale problems.
12 points: High quality. The portfolio demonstrates a level of thoughtfulness in addressing visual skills and creativity.
15 points: Outstanding. Execution of work is thoroughly complete and demonstrates a superior level of ability and skills.

Applicant will be scored by the Admission Committee on the SKYPE INTERVIEW based upon the language skills and the overall impression of the candidate:

0 point: the applicant cannot communicate with the interviewer, not even the most basic communication acts (greeting, identity issues);
10 points: the interview is lagging, the applicant only communicates in short answers, mostly answers yes or no questions,
25 points: the applicant is fluent in general topics, his or her professional motivations are not fully understood,
40 points: the applicant is fluent in both general and basic professional topics and can express his or her professional motivation.

Additional points can be given to those Applicants who submit level C1 language exam certificate by the following (max. 5 points):
0 point: the applicant has only a level B2 language exam certificate in the instruction language;
5 points: the applicant has an internationally recognized CEFR level C1 language exam certificate obtained no earlier than 2 years in the instruction language

Additional points can be given to those Applicants who submit Recommendation Letter by the following (max. 5 points):
0 point: the applicant can not provide reference letters from previous teachers, mentors or project leaders;
5 points: the applicant can not provide reference letters from previous teachers, mentors or project leaders

The decision of admission

After conducting a holistic and individualized review of an application, the Admission Committee make a decision recommendation based on the obtained points and additional comments. In the end, each final decision is influenced by a number of factors, each carefully considered to make the best possible decision for the applicant and the University of Pécs. The minimum requirement for admission is that the candidate obtains more than zero points for each of the three main criteria, and the total score, of at least 40, without extra points.

 

Tha maximum points an Applicant can obtain can not be more than 100 points.