Admission to the program requires a portfolio. The clarity of your portfolio is a critical part of presenting your work, no matter what your background.
Because this is an interaction design portfolio doesn’t mean that it should only include interaction design work. Demonstrating that you have a design range that spans multiple disciplines, and that you have fluency across multiple media demonstrates that you have a holistic approach that will be not only valuable to other students and to the program.
For inspiration purposes only, the following are examples of project types you may include in your portfolio; this is not a list of requirements:
We look for five characteristics: concept, craft, communication, process, and empathy. When considering each piece you include, consider how each might contribute to your story across these five criteria.