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First Media Design School, Singapore:
Headquartered in Singapore, First Media Design School (FMDS) specialises in graphic design, multimedia design, and design management programmes at Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma, and Bachelor Degree levels.

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About First Media Design School:

First Media Design School (FMDS) trains designers to possess both creative, commercial skills and knowledge through its 'tried & tested' industry-based design curriculum.

We offer design, design management and marketing skills mandated by the industry.

Our Mission:
FMDS aims to cultivate a new generation of 'whole brain' trained, industry-ready designers who possess both creative and commercial cognitive abilities, through its holistic Design and Design Management curriculum.

Design-Based Diploma & Degree Programmes:

Diploma Courses:
- Creative Advertising
- Fashion Design
- Graphic Design
- Multimedia

Advanced Diploma Courses:
- Digital Media Design
- Entrepreneurship
- Fashion Marketing
- Graphic Design
- New Media (Filmmaking)
- Multimedia...

Specialist Diplomas:
- Animation
- Design Management..
- Fashion Design
- Filmmaking...

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree Programmes:
- Graphic Design
- Fashion

Graduate Credit Transfer:
Graduates of FMDS’ Advanced Diplomas enjoy credit transfer and can seek enrolment into the final year of study for their Bachelor of Arts Degree with many renowned partners and collaborating universities with Australia, United Kingdom and United States.


First Media is the only design communication group to win the Enterprise 50 Startup Award in recognition of FM's business success in the design communication industry.

In 2006, FM CEO, Mark Phooi, a trained graphic designer himself was awarded one of the Top Entrepreneurs of the Year Award for his business leadership in the design communication industry. Both prestigious awards were only accorded to esteem organisations with sound business practices, excellent financial track records and growth strategies.

FMDS Singapore is located in Middle Road, the heart of city and a short 5 mins walk to the National Library. FMDS Jakarta is located in Dharmawangsa Square, a high end district in the South of Jakarta.

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Address: No. 5 Teck Lim Road, Singapore, Singapore
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