DISCOVER ALL OF OUR EUROPASS BACHELOR'S DEGREES
THE ADVANTAGES OF A EUROPASS BACHELOR'S DEGREE
THE EUROPASS DIPLOMA SUPPLEMENT
IPAC Design Geneva is the only private, design-dedicated school in the canton of Geneva to award the Europass Diploma Supplement. This document, prepared by the European Commission, UNESCO and the Council of Europe, is issued in addition to the original diploma. It is recognized throughout the European Union and affirms the quality and value of the diploma to an employer or an institution of higher education in another country.
TEACHING FOUNDED ON THE ECTS PRINCIPLE.
The ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) is based on the principle that the workload of a full-time student during one academic year corresponds to 60 credits. Originally created to simplify credit transfers, the ECTS has eased academic recognition of study periods abroad and improved student mobility in Europe.
LIMITED CLASS SIZES
For an ideal learning environment, our bachelor class size is limited to 15 students. This limitation is how we guarantee the personal contact required to meet the needs and expectations of our students.
OUR COMMITMENT TO EMPLOYMENT
In connection with the highest-level professionals, IPAC design Geneva teaches the latest pertinent skills required in today's job market. This knowledge is used during internships and workshops to give our students the best skill set to get a job in Switzerland or abroad.
PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH LEVEL
Students are accompanied at each step along the way to ensure they can understand and also be understood in English at a professional level.
INDIVIDUAL COACHING FOR YEAR-END PROJECTS
In their third year, students choose a personal project which will be presented to a jury of professionals. Their grade is critical to obtaining their degree. Individual coaching is provided throughout the year to help students ask the right questions and showcase their knowledge.
PROFESSIONAL IMMERSION INTERNSHIPS
The Bachelor's course requires students to be present in their future professional environment. IPAC Design Geneva has chosen 8-month, full-time professional internships.
This required internship is split into 2 periods: 3 months at the end of second year (April, May, June) and 5 months in the third year (January-May).
An internship report is required at the end of each period and defended before a board of professors.
The student's internship report grade is taken into account in the allocation of credits.
A SPECIAL “PROFESSIONAL INTEGRATION” MODULE IN THE FIRST YEAR
To ease entry into the job market, a professional integration module is built into every Bachelor's program. The program : preparing a CV, cover letters and creative portfolio and monitoring and assistance in finding an internship.
WHAT IS A BACHELOR'S ?
A Bachelor's is a degree obtained following a course curriculum anchored in the realities of the professional world and gives graduates a solid background as they enter the job market.
It has the advantage of giving students the opportunity to pursue higher education while still under the observation of teaching staff.
A Bachelor's degree may also allow further studies and may give students access to Master level courses.
The Bachelor's program is open to anyone who has completed their secondary education: maturity, baccalaureate, CFC, National Diploma...
Each application is reviewed by an admissions committee under the responsibility of the school director and the director of the proposed Bachelor's program.
The Bachelor's degree is a diploma awarded after 3 years or 6 semesters in the European Qualifications framework for education and professional training. Each semester, 30 credits* are awarded to each student in accordance with European University standards, set up by the Bologna Process in the European Union.
This system is based on the workload to be completed by each student and the number of course hours required to complete the program objectives. These targets are set for each Bachelor's candidate in terms of required knowledge and professional skills. To earn the degree, students must complete 180 credits.
* or ECTS