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WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
1. Application Form
2. English:
TOEFL min 550 (paper-based) or CU-TEP min 80 or IELTS min 6 or Old SAT Critical Reading min 400 or New SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing min 450 or CU-AAT min 400
3. Math:
Old SAT (Math) min 450 or New SAT (Math) min 490,CU-AAT min 450, IB min 5 or A Level min B or NCEA (Mathematic or numeracy) at level 2 or higher with at least total 4 credits and with a minimum of Achieved
4. Portfolio (PDF file in a single DVD)
5. Interview
WHAT IS A PORTFOLIO?

A portfolio, consisting of images of your own creative, design, and/or art works, submitted in the format outlined below:
- This portfolio must be submitted in a SINGLE PDF file, on a DVD.  On this DVD, the applicant’s first name and surname must be written or typed clearly in Roman characters
- The PDF file must contain exactly 12 pages
- The size of every page on this PDF file is 1280x720 pixels
- At the right bottom of each page, include your first name and surname (in Roman characters), set in Helvetica 16 pt only
- Failing to comply with the format specified above may result in your portfolio being rejected from this admission procedure

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?

According to UCAS (2009): The personal statement is your opportunity to tell universities and colleges about your suitability for the course(s) that you hope to study.You need to demonstrate your enthusiasm and commitment, and above all, ensure that you stand out from the crowd.

More information on how to write a personal statement can be found on the UCAS website.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 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?
50 students
WHAT ARE THE TUITION FEE AND OTHER EXPENSES?
Thai student
Annual Fee:
222,250 Baht /academic year + summer session fee

Tuition fee 1 [for the Faculty of Architecture] 70,000Baht / Semester
Tuition fee 2 [for university] 21,000Baht / semester
Total 91,000 Baht / semester [+ summer session fee for faculty 35,000 Baht for University 5,250 Baht, when applicable]


Non-Thai student
Annual Fee:
417,750 Baht / academic year + summer session fee

Tuition fee 1 [for the Faculty of Architecture] 144,500 Baht / semester
Tuition fee 2 [for university] 21,000 Baht / semester
Total 165,500Baht / semester [+ summer session fee for faculty 81,500 Baht for University 5,250 Baht, when applicable]