Art Schools in Singapore: Design colleges, interior design schools, graphic design courses, new media arts schools, animation training courses, study abroad in Singapore - design degree & diploma programs..
1. Orita Sinclair School of Design, New Media & the Arts
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in the Kampong Galm neighbourhood of Singapore, Orita Sinclair School of Design, New Media & the Arts is a leading boutique arts school. We offer certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses in the fields of Design Communication, Interaction Design and Electro-Sonics to students from around the world. In addition, we offer a wide range of short, professional development courses. The language of instruction is English.
All diploma programmes are registered with the Council for Private Education, a statutory board under Singapore’s Ministry of Education, and are offered in both full-time and part-time modes. We are EduTrust and ERF certified.
Our programmes are designed to equip students with the skills to develop a commercial portfolio. The compacted curriculum, taught by professional design practitioners, allows students to graduate with an industry standard portfolio as efficiently as possible, typically within four terms.
The school is located centrally at 12A Pahang Street, right in the heart of the historic Kampong Glam district of Singapore.
Full-time & Part-time Diploma Programs:
- Diploma in Design Communication
- Advanced Diploma in Design Communication
- Apprenticeship Programme / Specialist Diploma in Design Communication
- Diploma in Electro-Sonics (audio engineering)
- Diploma in Interaction Design
- Certificate in Audio Recording (Electro-Sonics)
Professional Development / Short Courses include:
- Digital Photography
- Graphic Design
- Web Design...
Inspiration Design International School, established in 1989, is Singapore's premier private education provider for interior design knowledge and skills. We offer both full-time/ part-time diploma & advanced diploma courses in Interior Design, and a certificate in Interior Design & Decorative Techniques taught in English to students from Singapore and around the world. Our part-time courses are available only to design practitioners with appropriate industry experience.
We also offer a range of short professional courses in various design software programs to equip design professionals with the essential skills to enrich their visual presentation skills.
Inspiration aims to be Asia's leading private institution for design education and training. We create an international learning experience for you with an international team of experienced lecturers & practitioners, and multi-faceted design students who come from various cultures and continents. We equip you with world class quality professional skills to become competent and creative designers, who bring diversity and dynamism into the quality of Singaporean life.
UEN NO. 199402914W (PERIOD OF REGISTRATION: 29.12.2011 - 28.12.2012
First Media Design School (formerly known as First International Design School) offers a diverse and comprehensive range of design and design management programmes. Headquartered in Singapore, FMDS is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Media Design and Education Group Singapore's largest local design communication group with more than 20 design studios in Singapore and the regional markets. FMDS specialises in graphic design, multimedia design, and design management programmes at Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels. It has articulation pathway for Bachelor of Arts studies to selected overseas universities including Royal Melbourne Information Technology (RMIT), Australia. FMDS Singapore is located in Middle Road, the heart of city and a short 5 mins walk to the National Library.
3dsense Media School in Singapore is easily recognised as one of the outstanding and pioneer digital 3D animation training institutes in Asia. What had started as an interactive digital web portal in 2000, the school has come a long way to evolve from its humble beginnings into the established, independent institution that it is now. Throughout this journey, our vision remains the same and that is to promote digital arts to Asia and around the world and to provide an intensive, professional training to nurture quality talents for the digital 3D entertainment industry.
Today, our institution has trained and armed many students with the skill sets and discipline to assimilate into the rigor of the digital industry seamlessly. It's no wonder that our students and alumni are being recruited around the world in noted studios such as Polygon Pictures (Japan0, Production I.G. (Japan), Double Negative (Singapore), Ubisoft (Singapore), LucasFilm (Singapore), Virtuos (China), Underground Logic (Philippines) and many more.
VOX LAB, School of Visual Arts is Singapore’s leading school of media and creative arts - the culmination of real practical experience accumulated over nearly 10 years of ‘in-field’ deployment. We offer certificate courses in the fields of web design, video editing, internet deveopment and print specialist / graphic design training.
LAB School also offers training and certification courses for Adobe software programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver; Apple Training; 3D animation training and Oracle and Cisco training.
LAB School’s goal is to nurture individual talent, creativity and excellence by providing the highest standard of practical and theoretical education. Every student’s competency and situation is unique - and LAB School offers a tailored range of training and course options. Full and part-time, both day and evening classes are available.
LAB School is an Adobe Authorized Training Centre, Prometric Test Center, Pearson Vue Authorised Test Centre and Certiport Center.
- Web Design Certificate
- Print Specialist Certificate
- Video Editor Certificate
- Internet Development Certificate
- Adobe Training:
Photoshop; Illustrator; InDesign; Acrobat; Dreamweaver; Flash; Actionscript; Flex; After Effects; Premiere Pro; Encore; Soundbooth; Captivate for E-learning
- Apple Training:
Final Cut Pro; Make Your Own IPhone Applications; Garageband; Keynote
- 3D Animation Training:
Autodesk Maya; Autodesk 3D Studio Max
- IT Training & Certification:
6. Jewellery Design & Management International School
Courses / Programs
Jewellery Design & Management International School (JDMIS) is located in Sunshine Plaza, Rochor district, Singapore. It is a unique International school, providing Jewellery Design and Management Programs.
JDMIS offers Certificate Courses leading to Diploma and Advanced Diploma in both design and management studies. We also offer many short 'modular' courses for students, who want to learn a specific skill and still have that learning contribute towards their longer Certificate & Diploma programs.
Situated in Singapore, Asia's Education Hub, JDMIS welcomes students from all over the world to explore the world of Jewellery Design and Management.
Professional Certificate Courses:
• Jewellery Design Fundamentals;
• Gemmology Fundamentals;
• History and Trends in Jewellery Design;
• Computer Aided Design;
• Silver Jewellery Fabrication using Metal Clay;
• Thread & Wire Designer Jewellery;
• Metal Clay Silver & Gold Fabrication.
• Jewellery Design and Marketing;
• Jewellery Design and Entrepreneurship;
• Jewellery Design and Management;
• Jewellery Design and Fabrication.
+ Various Short Courses
7. CMA | Chatsworth Medi@rt Academy
Courses / Programs
Established in 2003, Chatsworth Mediart Academy (CMA) is the first Marketing, Advertising & Design Integrated School in Asia, providing a series of Marketing, Advertising and Design (MAD) integrated courses for students who aspire to be leaders in the marketing, advertising and creative industries. Since then, our students are equipped with a designer's comprehensive skill set, the marketing professional's analytical abilities and the advertising professional's strategic acumen.
Our graduates have the potential to be an independent Adman who is capable of developing and executing an effective advertising campaign; some have gone on to work for premier ad agencies, started their design-entrepreneurial work or pursued further education with advance standing.
As a school, CMA provides professional and industrial-oriented knowledge and skills; students are enabled to excel in creative advertising and designs while gaining survival skills and strategies from lecturers who are 100% industrial players in the creative field.
With a good number of our MAD talents making their mark in their chosen creative fields, the MAD formula for our students is paying off.
- Professional Diploma in Advertising & Design
- Specialist Diploma in Advertising & Design
- Diploma in Communication & Design
- Professional Certificate in Communication & Design
- Professional Workshop
8. MAGES Institute Of Excellence
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in the Orchard area of Singapore city centre, Mages Institute Of Excellence offers full-time and part-time certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses in Game Design and Animation which are rapidly developing sectors in Singapore and around the world. Mages is registered as a Private Education Institution (PEI) under Singapore Council for Private Education (CPE), UEN 200912099N.
Established by a team of industry professionals, Mages strives to provide quality and excellent education to our students who come from Singapore and around the world. We have a dedicated team of teaching professionals and staff who use relevant and up to date teaching materials which are constantly reviewed to reflect the latest technology and industry standards. Our reasonable course fees make our exciting and rewarding programs very affordable.
- Certificate in Game Design and Animation (1.5 months). This course is a pre-requisite for the MAGES diploma courses. Applicable to non 'O' Level Holders.
- Diploma in Game Design (1 year - part-time & full-time options)
- Diploma in Animation (1 year - part-time & full-time options)
- Advanced Diploma in Game Design (1 year - part-time & full-time options)
- Advanced Diploma in Animation (1 year - part-time & full-time options)
- Short Courses: Drawing Mastery; Digital Art and Concept Drawing
9. Cg Protege, Singapore
Courses / Programs
CG Protege is a quality provider of WSQ accredited training programmes recognised by the Workforce Development Agency of Singapore. Training is administered by Tiny Island Productions and a team of industry veterans and trainers who have a successful track record in grooming and preparing artists to join the pool of production-ready talents. Our past graduates have found positions working on television and film projects for both local and international animation and visual effects studios, like Big Communications, Lights & Shadows, Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, Mikoishi Studios, Real U Singapore, Sparky Animation, ST Electronics (Digital Media), Double Negative Visual Effects, Weta Productions etc.
The training centre and its trainers are accredited by WDA and the centre is appointed as CET centre for Digital Media Industry. Upon graduation, every trainee will be awarded a WSQ Advanced Certificate in Animation. There are 5 areas of specialisation for the program - in Charater Animation, 3D Modelling & Texturing, 3D Modelling & Rigging, Lighting & Texturing, and Digital Visual Effects.
10. FZD School of Design
Courses / Programs
FZD School of Design Pte Ltd in Singapore was founded and established by industry veteran Feng Zhu whose extensive experience in both video game and feature film design makes him one of the most sought after designers in the world. We offer a 1 year full-time diploma course in entertainment design as well as professional certificate courses that last about six weeks. Our courses cover a wide range of design topics such as video games, feature films, theme park designs, consumer products, toys, TV commercials, and set designs. We focus heavily on the importance of fundamental skills and the proper ways to develop your design abilities. We cater to both professionals looking to further their skills and to students who want to break into the entertainment industry.
Our aim is to mold you into an elite designer with a broad range of skills and graduate with a top notch portfolio. Our students gain a strong knowledge for perspective, lighting, composition, proportions, color theory and 3D software applications. Courses taught by experienced industry experts including Feng Zhu. We provide state-of-the-art equipment and software which are all kept up to date with what the industry uses.