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Marbella Design Academy

29110 Monda , Málaga ,Spain

Foundation Course - Entrance Exam

This 12-week Foundation Course – Entrance Exam, is the perfect solution for those students that do not full fill the entry requirements for the three-year Bachelor of Arts Validated programmes.

  • Those that do not full fill the entrance requirements for entering the 3 year BA Validated programmes.
  • Those that are in doubt as to which Higher Education in Design programme to choose.
  • The aim of this intensive Foundation Course – Entrance Exam is to introduce the students to the practice of being a designer. It will help them develop their creative expression, their ideas, add meaning and context to their designs and identify where their design skill best lie.

On successful completion of the Foundation Course you will be eligible to enrol in whichever of our three-year Bachelor of Arts Validated programmes you choose.


  • Jan Deadline: Jan
  • Sep Deadline: Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

Offer Letter Issued
14 Days
Visa Letter Issued if needed
14 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Students who possesses a high school diploma or similar level of education can enter the 3-year Bachelor of Arts Validated programmes at Marbella Design Academy. All international equivalent qualifications will be assessed and guidance will be taken from the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). The Students have to have minimum 17 years of age to enter in the 1st year of the 3 years Bachelor of Arts Validated programmes. Visa requirements for non-european students: If you come from an EU country you don’t need VISA to study at Marbella Design Academy. To enter Spain as an international student at Marbella Design Academy on the 3 year Validated Programmes, you need a Student Visa from the Spanish Embassy/Consulate. (Students on Summer Courses and on the Foundation Course can enter Spain on a Tourist Visa, which is valid for 3 months. You will have to show a return ticket). Via Google you can find the Embassy/Consulate nearest to you in your home country. As soon as you have been accepted to our Academy we recommend that you make enquiries at the Spanish Embassy/Consulate for you to find out the exact requirements for your country.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 03 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 2500 EUR
    Annual Cost of Living: 4500 EUR
    Application Fee: N/A
This Institution is not directly represented by us and applications / visa support (to them) attract a nominal charge