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June 3, 2015

Talent an entryway into the IED Madrid

Excellence Grants

Determination, effort and motivation are rewarded at the IED Madrid. If you have a great CV and you are interested in design, you have the two main requirements to take part in the Excellence Grants.

The IED Madrid is launching this initiative, with an investment of more than 160,000 euros, in order to allow students with excellent academic backgrounds and an active interest in the exercise of design to train in the different areas of this discipline: fashion, graphic, interior and product.

The grants cover 100% of the course fee for every study year, so students only need to pay the registration fee, which is usually between 2,300 and 2,500 euros depending on the training chosen, for each academic year.

 

Legal terms and conditions

STUDY PROGRAMMES OFFERING AN EXCELLENCE GRANT HIGHER QUALIFICATIONS IN DESIGN

These official programmes (equivalent to University Degrees) last 4 years, after which the students will obtain 240 ECTS credits. In order to access, students does not need to have passed the Selectividad, but they must have a baccalaureate degree and pass the Specific Entrance Exam.

Higher Qualification in Graphic Design
Higher Qualification in Product Design
Higher Qualification in Interior Design
Higher Qualification in Fashion Design

 

HIGHER TRAINING CYCLES

These official, two-year courses make up 120 ECTS credits.

HTC in 3D Animation, Games and Interactive Games, specialising in Videogames

 

HIGHER TECHNICAL QUALIFICATION IN PLASTIC ARTS AND DESIGN

These official, two-year courses make up 120 ECTS credits.

HTQ in Plastic Arts and Illustration Design, specialising in Animation
HTQ in Plastic Arts and Photography Design, specialising in Video

 

IED DIPLOMAS
These private training programmes last 3 years and make up 180 IED credits.

IED Diploma in Communication, Style Design and Fashion Image

 

ONE-YEAR COURSES
These private training programmes last one year, and make up 60 IED credits.

Total Design One Year Course (bilingual)
Fashion Communication One Year Course
Interior Design One Year Course

 

REQUIREMENTS

For Higher Qualifications in Design, Higher Training Cyles and Higher Technical Qualifications in Plastic Arts and Design

  • Baccalaureate or equivalent
  • Certified copy of the DNI or passport
  • Passing the Access Exam for the course chosen

 

For IED DIPLOMAS and ONE-YEAR COURSES

  • Baccalaureate or equivalent
  • Certified copy of the DNI or passport
  • Intermediate-advance level of English

 

SELECTION PROCESS
The selection process for the grant is divided into two phases, the first of which must be passed in order to access the second.

Please read about the two phases, to find out what you need to provide and how to take part. If you have any questions, please write to consultas.becasdeexcelencia@madrid.ied.es.

 

PHASE 1. PRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS AND MATERIAL

  • Deadline for the submission of documents: Friday the 19th of June 2015 at 12.00 h.
  • Necessary documents (applicable to all courses)
  • Academic file
  • CV
  • Photocopies of official certificates (languages, volunteering, etc.)
  • Motivation letter

Why do I want to study design?
Why do I want to take this course?
Why do I want to study at the IED Madrid?

Necessary documents (depending on the course chosen):

For Higher Qualifications in Interior Design, Higher Qualifications in Product Design, Total Design One Year Course (bilingual) and Interior Design One Year Course:
Portfolio (image and text) of previous projects (if applicable) in PDF.
Website, Blog, Instagram account, etc. with images and text displaying visual and artistic skills, hobbies, and any other activities linked to creativity, objects and spaces.
For Higher Qualification in Graphic Design, Higher Training Cycle in 3D Animations, Games and Interactive Environments, Higher Technical Qualification in Plastic Arts and Illustration Design, Higher Technical Qualification in Plastic Arts and Photography Design:

Portfolio (image and text) of previous projects (if applicable) in PDFF.
Website, Blog, Instagram account, etc. with images and text displaying visual and artistic skills, hobbies, and any other activities linked to creativity, objects and technology.

For the Higher Qualification in Fashion Design, the IED Diploma in Communication, Style Design and Fashion Image and the Fashion Communication One Year Course:

Portfolio in any format showing your interests and reference points, your aesthetic language and your ability ty convey your personal universe.

What is assessed during this phase?

Aptitude / Quality of the work received (Portfolio, Websites, CV, etc…)

Clarity / Presentation of the documents

Personality, unique aspects and character

A restless person with other projects outside their official studies

The IED Madrid will assess each candidate in order of arrival of documents. Candidates who are not selected during the first phase will be told by email or phone in a maximum of 10 days

Candidates who fail to submit the requested documents and material, as well as those who do not submit original works (whose author is not the candidate), plagiarised work, copies, etc. will be automatically rejected.

 

PHASE 2. PERSONAL INTERVIEW

During this phase of the process, participants will have a personal interview with area directors, who will assess their skills in terms of the grants programme.

Area directors reserve the right to ask for extra materials if they deem it necessary. Candidates will have 5 days to prepare the materials from the moment they are asked to do so by the IED Madrid. They will be given a date and time for submission of the materials.

What is assessed during this phase?

Aptitude / Quality of the exercise submitted.

Authenticity. The personality and character of the candidate must be conveyed

Clarity and conciseness of the exercise

Clarity and ability to express what design is and the area in which the candidate wishes to grow

Attitude during the personal interview and the presentation of the exercise

The IED Madrid will assess each candidate and my ask for a second interview if it is deemed necessary

Candidates who fail to submit the requested documents and material, as well as those who do not submit original works (whose author is not the candidate), plagiarised work, copies, etc. will be automatically rejected.

 

STUDENT OBLIGATIONS
Winners of the Excellence Grants must:

Play an active role in special and multidisciplinary projects proposed by the school: presentation events, tutored competitions and workshops.

Occasionally take part in promotion and diffusion activities around the IED Madrid, such as open days, fairs, etc.

Take part and cooperate with activities proposed by the Academic Innovation Department

These commitments will never be detrimental to the academic activity and development of the students and will be adapted to their various skills and abilities

Failure to fulfil theses commitments will result in a hearing, after which the School Director and heads of the Students Services may advise that the management of the IED Madrid cancels the grant

 

PERMANENCE
In order to keep the excellence grant, students must have a minimum of 8 as their average mark. When the grant is under renewal, the relevant schools will meet with the Academic Innovation Department to share their impressions regarding the development of these students.

For more information, check our terms and conditions.