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International Programme in Communication Design Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture

Application for Academic Year 2012 Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design

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applicant's first name

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Introduction If you wish to apply for a full-time international undergraduate course leading to an award of Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Design at the Department of Industrial Design of Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, please fill in this application form and submit it along with all other required documents to: The International Programme in Communication Design Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture, 1st floor, Lert Urasayanant Building, Chulalongkorn University, Phayatai Rd., Patumwan, Bangkok 10330 Tel + 66 2 218 4494 The final date for submission of applications is Friday 9 March 2012, 4 pm. If you wish to send this application by post please send it by registered mail, postmarked by Friday 9 March 2012 This application form has 9 pages and consists of 9 sections. Please read all of them carefully and complete every section, except for Section 9. Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6 Section 7 Section 8 Section 9

Document checklist Declaration Personal details Examination results Academic profile Extracurricular experiences Personal statement Reference FAQ

Most relevant information about applying to this course is provided within this form. Further information can be found on www.commde.com Nonetheless, if you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at info@commde.com and we will do our best to assist you via email. All of your personal information that appears in this application form will be kept for administrative purposes of the programme, the Department of Industrial Design, the Faculty of Architecture and Chulalongkorn University. Your personal information will be protected.

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Section 1 | document checklist

applicant's first name

applicants family name

Please tick to confirm that you have attached all of the documents required for your application to this programme. We will need to look at all official documents – your passport or ID card, all test certificates and transcripts on the day of your application. All the photocopies must be signed in front of our administrative staff on the day of your application. If you are sending the application by post and are invited for an interview, you must bring the original documents with you. 1.1 high school transcript Mattayom 4-6

for official use only

Others (please specify)

please tick as appropriate. You are required to submit at least one of the above

1.2 English TOEFL

CU-TEP

SAT 1

CU AAT

IELTS

please tick as appropriate. You are required to submit at least one of the above

1.3 Math CU-AAT

SAT 1

A Level

NCEA

IB (Math)

please tick as appropriate. You are required to submit at least one of the above

1.4 CU-TAD (Chulalongkorn University's Test of Aptitude in Design) 1.5 Your portfolio (in an A3 or A4 folder) 1.6 Three passport photographs of yourself (1 inch) 1.8 A photocopy of your valid Thai national ID and/or your passport 1.9 1,000 Baht (one thousand Baht) application fee (non-refundable)

Section 2 | declaration ! ! !

I hereby certify that the information I provided for this application is complete, accurate, and true, including all the works submitted as parts of my portfolio. I have read and understood the 2012 CommDe Application Announcement issued by Chulalongkorn University in relations to the programme’s regulations and tuition fees. I understand that the decision made by the BA in Communication Design Program Admission Committee and/or Chulalongkorn University for admission and/or enrollment is final.

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Section 3 | personal details In this section please give us all of your relevant personal details, as well as extra information, especially any special needs or disabilities which we would need to address. As part of their duty of care to all applicants/existing students the course’s administration will also need to know if you have any relevant criminal convictions. You are asked to tick a box if you have a relevant criminal conviction. If you do not, please tick n/a. We need your email address so that, once we have processed your application, we can contact you via email. Please note that your email address will be seen by Chulalongkorn University teaching staff,so make sure that your email address does not cause offence. 3.1 your name and title

Ms., Mrs., Mr.

first name

family name

your name in Thai (for Thai citizens only) 3.2 place of birth

city/ town

state/ county

country

ethnicity

native language

3.3 nationality

nationality

your Thai national ID number (for Thai citizens only)

your passport number (for overseas applicants) 3.4 permanent address 3.4)

3.5 postal address (if different from

3.6 contact details home telephone

mobile

Fax

email

3.7 next of kin (In case of emergency, we will contact your next of kin.) name

relationship with you

address

tel fax mobile email

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3.8 Criminal convictions (if applicable) n/a year

type of criminal conviction

year

type of criminal conviction

3.9 Special needs or disabilities n/a yes

please specify

Section 4 | examination results

In this section please submit scores in all 4 categories. All scores submitted must be within 2 years from the exam date to the application deadline (January 30, 2009). 4.1 cumulative GPA from grade 10-12 or from Mattayom 4-6 on 4.0 or equivalent scales Please note that if your educational system does not have GPA, put your grading system or indicate your ranking in your class. top 10%

top 20%

Other or n/a

4.2 English proficiency (please tick as appropriate) type of test

score

date taken

CU-AAT (verbal) CU-TEP SAT (verbal) TOEFL IELTS

4.3 Standard Test Score in Mathematics (please tick as appropriate) type of test

score

date taken

CU-AAT (math) SAT (math) IB Others

4.4 Chulalongkorn University’s Test of Aptitude in Design (CU-TAD) type of test

score

date taken

CU-TAD

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Section 5 | academic profile

In this section please clarify your current academic status. Please tick and fill in information as appropriate. 5.1 Your high-school education 5.1.1 you are currently studying in a higher-education institution

starting date

institution/ country school/ faculty department/ program

year

5.1.2 you left higher education before completion

dates attended

institution/ country school/ faculty department/ program

year

5.1.3 you are currently studying in a high school

completion date

school/ country

your grade/ year

5.1.4 you have completed high school education

completion date

school/ country 5.1.5 you left high-school education before completion

final date of high school education

your last education level you are submitting ‌

‌ as your high-school completion

date taken 5.2 Type(s) of your school(s) (please tick as appropriate) International school

Thai school

British curriculum

Thai program

American curriculum

English/Bi-lingual program

IB

Other (please specify)

Others (please specify) 5.3 Your educational history Please provide us with a list of schools/institutions you have been through prior to the above (most recent first) school/ country

dates attended

level

curriculum type

1 2 3 4 5 6

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Section 6 | extra-curricular experiences

In this section please list all of your significant extra-curricular experiences so that we will be able to evaluate your potential in a broader sense. Please provide us with the evidence that could verify your listed experiences. For example, photocopies of certificates, images of throphies/awards, photographs of you at the events and activities listed. All evidence may be organized and presented in an attached booklet or folder, separated from your portfolio. 6.1 Academic awards, achievement, or scholarships award/ achievement

granting awarding body

date

for official use only

6.2 Other academic and/or extracurricular school activities For example, being a school/class representative, club president, student committee, or partaking in academic competitions, camps, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, as well as voluntary/charity groups. role/ responsibility

place/ event

date

6.3 Sport, music, art, dance, performance or other cultural awards award/ achievement

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6.4 Other experiences not listed above role/ responsibility

place/ event

date

6.6 Your experiences living or traveling in countries other than Thailand country/ continent

purpose

date/ duration

Section 7 | personal statements

This section is your opportunity to ‘communicate’ with us why you are a suitable candidate for our Program in Communication Design and why you should be selected for an interview. Your personal statement, which should be written as an essay, will be considered thoroughly, along with other information you submitted to us. Type your personal statement on no more than two A4 pages. Type your name on top of every page of your personal statement. Use only one side of the paper. Attach your personal statement to the last page of this application form. Make sure that your personal statement is your own work. We will subject applications to plagiarized texts. Do not be tempted to copy another person's application materials, or download your personal statement off the web. There could be serious consequences to using other people's work.

Please type your personal statement on your own paper and attach it to the last page of this application form. Do not write or type your personal statement on this page. Do not forget to type your name on the top right corner of your paper.

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Section 8 | reference References should be written by someone who knows you academically, preferably your headteacher, principal, appropriate teacher, or academic advisor. If you cannot obtain an academic reference, you should ask a responsible person who knows you to provide your reference. For example, your employer, training officer, careers adviser, a teacher on a recent relevant further education course, or a senior colleague in employment or voluntary work. We will not accept references from family, other relatives or friends.

full title and name of referee post/ occupation

relationship

organisation address

telephone

fax

referee's signature

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Section 9 | FAQ About the Programme What is the title of the international programme offered by the Department of Industrial Design? Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design How long is the programme? 4 years, full time How many students will be admitted each year? 45 students What are the tuition fee and other expenses? 65,000 Bt. per semester for normal semester and 32,500 Bt. per semester for summer semester (Thai student) 95,000 Bt. per semester for normal semester and 47,600 Bt. per semester for summer semester (non-Thai student) The programme operates on a bi-semesters system with one summer semester (between Year 2 and 3). Entry Requirements What are the entry requirements? 1. Application Form 2. English: TOEFL/ CU-TEP min 550 or IELTS min 6 or SAT 1/ CU-AAT min 400 3. Math: SAT 1/ CU-AAT min 450, IB min 5 or A Level min B or NCEA min ‘Achieved’ 4. Aptitude Test: CU-TAD min 40 percent 5. Portfolio 6. Interview What is the content of CU-TAD? How do I prepare? The objective of CU-TAD is to evaluate the potential of an applicant to study design. The following areas are examined: Spatial perception and logical analysis: Several multiple-choice questions to evaluate an applicant in terms of their perceptual ability as well as their logical analysis of space, orientation, composition, images, views of two- and three- dimensional relationships of plan, elevation, and the isometric. More information and example can be found at www.atc.chula.ac.th/en_html/en_tad.html What is a portfolio? A portfolio consists of works that you have done in relation to art and/or design. It would normally contain between 10-15 pieces, including 5-7 observational drawings (that is, drawings from real life; for example, still life, portrait, landscape, figure, not photos). Other than that you can include paintings, prints, photos, graphics, ceramics, furniture, models --- whatever you like and are good at doing. They could be parts of your school projects or self-initiated. You should also include the works that show your thinking process, i.e. how the finished pieces come to be. We would advise that you submit your best, most recent pieces, especially pieces that you truly enjoy. Your portfolio can show a narrowly focused body of work or a wide range of media. We are not expecting to see professional works, but evidence of certain qualities that which suggest to us CommDe is the programme for you - qualities like creativity, imagination, inquisitiveness, motivation, drive, dedication and enthusiasm. What is a personal statement? This section is your 'opportunity' to communicate with us why you are a suitable candidate for our International Bachelor Degree in Communication Design and why you should be selected for an interview. Your personal statement, which should be written as an essay, will be considered thoroughly, along with other information you submit to us. Make sure your personal statement is your own work. We will subject your application to plagiarism. Do not be tempted to copy another person's application materials, or download your personal statement off the Internet. There could be serious consequences to using other people's work.

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