How to Apply

In order to apply for the Diploma Programme 2020, you are required to submit duly completed application form, your current portfolio and an assignment to You can click here to send all your documents to through wetransfer.

Important Dates

Applications must be received in full by 23 August. Interview invitations will be extended by 7 September.

Interviews will be conducted by Farkhondeh Ahmedzadeh and Mr Ghulam Hyder Daudpota during the week of 21st September 2019. Successful applicants will be notified during the week beginning 7 October. Classes will begin January 2020, exact dates to be confirmed.

Application Form

Please click here to download the application form. The application form is to be electronically filled in. Please provide detailed answers to the questions in the Applicant Statement section.


All candidates must submit a digital portfolio of 4 – 10 images of recent work, including at least 2 images from the “Inspired by Tradition” assignment. Images should be of high quality. If you are invited for an interview, you will be asked to bring the pieces submitted as part of your digital portfolio.

Diploma Application Assignment

“Inspired by Tradition”
Choose one of the six images on the following pages and study the designs carefully. Make sketches and analyses, then produce your own piece inspired by what you have learned from this process.

Your piece may be in any medium but must clearly show how you have sought to understand principles such as colour harmony, composition, geometry, and floral design. This piece should be approximately A3 in size. Please take care to present your work professionally.