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Guidance Notes for Architecture (K100), Interior Architecture (W250) and BA in Design Applications
Assessment by Interview and/or Portfolio Assessment Day
portfolio is an opportunity to demonstrate a sense of yourself as a
visually creative person. We are eager to see a wide range in your
creative ability. At Oxford Brookes University we value this and only
consider students who have provided a portfolio. Therefore it is
important that your portfolio is as diverse as possible. Do not
underestimate this competitive process and we ask for a portfolio that
contains work illustrating your creativity rather than your technical
What are we looking for in a portfolioSuggestions are as follows:
2DA mix of media, e.g.
would expect to see at least 15-20 pieces of work as a minimum. Feel
free to include any kind of work you have done and we suggest a mix of
both A-level and other personal work (non-A-level). The portfolio should
be legible and in order.
We do not expect everyone to have
everything – this is NOT a tick box exercise. However we are keen to see
your point of view, and what kind of architectures you find exciting.
Show us your passions, ambition and commitment to creative endeavour.
Architecture is a challenging subject, so show initiative. Surprise us.
understand that some of your work may have been submitted for A-level
examinations or may be too large for you to bring, in which case we ask
for clear and focused photographs.
Response times for portfolio submissionsWe
expect that you should receive a response to portfolio submissions
within three weeks of the submission date. If you have not received a
response by that point please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.