All applicants for Creative Entry to LCI Melbourne are required to submit the application form (or international student application form), and then attend an interview and present a folio of recent creative work. While not expected to be of professional quality, the folio should demonstrate a range of creative and technical skills relevant to the major(s) in which the candidate is interested.
The selection interview at LCI Melbourne is an informal, friendly discussion about the applicant’s work, ambitions and interests. The interview panel consists of no more than two people who will ask questions relating to our Selection Criteria.
The interview panel seeks to identify potential students who are self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and show the ability to develop knowledge and skills in one of the major disciplines offered at LCI Melbourne.
If a prospective international student applies from overseas via Creative Entry, the interview may be conducted by telephone or Skype, with an electronic or mailed submission of their portfolio supported by a letter of verification from teachers/lecturers.
The following criteria will be used during the interview and folio presentation. While it is not expected that applicants will be expert and confident in these matters, the panel will be assessing your potential to develop the following attributes:
Entry requirements for the Bachelor of Design Arts are set by the Academic Board. LCI Melbourne’s selection process is designed to be: fair; equitable; flexible; transparent; and guided by quality control. LCI Melbourne encourages applications from students of diverse backgrounds, and particularly welcomes Indigenous students.
A portfolio is a collection of your art, design, media or written work. The portfolio should demonstrate a range of creative and technical skills relevant to the major(s) in which you are interested. The portfolio must include:
To assist applicants to present their work in the best way possible LCI Melbourne offers an annual Portfolio Review workshop. We recommend this session for Grade 10, 11 and 12 students, as well as mature-aged students. Please visit Events for upcoming dates.Download a copy of the Interview & Portfolio Guide: