There are two entry routes to apply to LCI Melbourne: either Academic Entry or Creative Entry.
Applicants who wish to apply to LCI Melbourne through Creative Entry must submit a portfolio and attend an interview. Applicants who meet the criteria for Academic Entry do not need to submit a portfolio or attend an interview.
A selection interview and portfolio presentation is an informal, friendly discussion about your ambitions, interests and any relevant work experience. It is an opportunity to showcase a selection of your best creative work. You will be interviewed by one or two people, who will ask questions relating to LCI Melbourne's Selection Criteria.
While not expected to be of professional quality, the portfolio should demonstrate a range of creative and technical skills relevant to the major and/or sub-major in which you are interested.
WHAT IS A PORTFOLIO?
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 and/or sub-major in which you are interested. The portfolio must include:
WHAT MEDIA CAN I INCLUDE IN MY PORTFOLIO?
A portfolio could include a selection of the following items, depending on which major and/or sub-major interests you:
In the interview, you will be assessed on your potential to develop the following attributes:
1. Awareness of the design profession.
2. Familiarity with the design process including:
3. Familiarity with the visual language including:
4. Skills in presentation of the applicant’s work, both visually and verbally.
1. Individuality in creative expression.
2. Awareness of social and environmental issues.
3. Preparedness to work collaboratively with other students and staff in a creative community.
4. Preparedness to accept criticism and advice.
5. Appreciation of the arts generally.
6. Self-confidence and motivation to succeed in the design profession.