Requirements

Among the main requirements for candidates applying to our fashion, art and design schools are academic qualifications and any other academic references. In addition it is advisable to schedule an orientation meeting during which candidates will be interviewed about their previous experiences, aspirations, language skills and real potential for growth. The programmes in English language are subject to specific levels of English proficiency.

Students requiring a Tier 4 General visa to study in the UK will be required to present IELTS for UKVI (academic) test results. Due to new immigration changes, all applicants will need to have a valid IELTS for UKVI (academic) taken after April 6th 2015.
For more information about where to take the required test click here.

For any information about our fashion and design programmes please do not hesitate to contact the information and orientation office of the selected school.
All applicants will be informed within 15 working days whether their application has been accepted. Any unsuccessful applicants will also receive feedback within the same time-frame.

A selection process will be required for Three years courses/ BA Hons Degree (starting in October 2017) and Masters courses; the Admissions Office of your school will give you all the details during the enrollment process.

Necessary documents to attend istituto marangoni’s programmes:

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

FOUNDATION COURSE

  • completed application form;
  • signed personal statement;
  • 2 passport-size photos;
  • notarized copy of High School Diploma or equivalent certificate and its official translation into English, if in a language different than English;
  • copy of a personal passport;
  • Non-native English speakers need to provide a copy of an official English Language Certificate: The English language test score should be at least B1 on the CEFR level – IELTS overall score of 5.0 with no elements below 4.5* only for the London School of Fashion.

ONE-YEAR COURSES

  • completed application form;
  • signed personal statement;
  • 2 passport-size photos;
  • copy of a high school diploma or school certificates;
  • copy of a personal passport;
  • students need to have a minimum language score of, or equivalent to B1 CEFR level – only for the Paris and London Schools.

THREE-YEAR COURSES · BA (HONS) DEGREES

  • completed application form (for BA [Hons] degrees either on UCAS www.ucas.com/students/apply/ or directly);
  • signed personal statement;
  • 2 passport-size photos;
  • copy of a high-school diploma or school certificates (for the three-year courses); or
  • notarized copy of high-school diploma or equivalent certificate** and its official translation in English, if in a language different from English (for the BA (Hons) degree courses at the London and Paris schools); ** Candidates must meet a specific standard of study (that can be checked on www.mmu.ac.uk/international, indicating country of education). Students from the UK are required to have a minimum of 2 A levels at grade C or above (or equivalent) and a GCSE pass in English (or equivalent). French students are required to have a baccalauréat. Italian students must have a high-school diploma.
  • copy of a personal passport;
  • non-native English speakers need to provide a copy of an official English language certificate: the English language test score should be at least B2 at CEFR level – IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no elements below 5.5* – only for the Paris and London Schools;
  • completion of an entry test;
  • an aptitude interview (only for AFAM courses recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education).

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

MASTER’S COURSES · MASTER’S DEGREES · CYCLES DE SPÉCIALISATION

  • completed application form;
  • signed personal statement;
  • 2 passport-size photos;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • 2 reference letters;
  • copy of a university diploma or school certificates with academic transcripts (for master course); or
  • notarized photocopy of a graduation diploma and academic transcripts (must be equivalent to a UK bachelor degree) and their official translation in English, if in a language different than English (for the master’s degree courses at the London and Paris schools); ***
  • copy of passport;
  • portfolio (where requested);
  • non-native English speakers need to provide a copy of the official English language certificate: the English language test score should be at least upper B2 at CEFR level – IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no elements below 5.5* – only for the Paris and London Schools.

* For those students taking the IELTS test for UK study and who are applying for Tier 4 visas, a new regulation applies as of April 5th 2015.
Istituto Marangoni can ONLY accept the IELTS qualification from that date onwards if it has been taken at an approved UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) test centre. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-applying-for-uk-visa-approved-english-language-tests

*** Applicants may have access to these programmes without a university degree if they have proven work experience in the fashion or design field.