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Raffles College of Design & Commerce, Auckland:
Make the most of your overseas study experience by choosing somewhere inspiring like New Zealand! At Raffles College of Design and Commerce in Auckland, we provide high-quality certificate and diploma courses in the fields of design, business and early childhood education. We welcome students from NZ and international students from around the world. All of our programmes are accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

Raffles Education Corporation - Quality International Education:

Raffles Education Corporation is a premier creative design and business education provider in Asia Pacific. It has a network of 3 universities and 33 colleges in 30 cities across 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, New Zealand, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The network pools resources of all colleges to give students a truly international study experience.

Raffles Education Corporation has been providing quality higher education ever since 1990. The successful curricula in various fields have groomed many students into professional prodigies, award winners, and business leaders around Asia Pacific. Raffles New Zealand will follow and incorporate REC's successful frameworks to provide quality education.

Inter-College Transfer of Credits:
Looking for greater overseas exposure? Raffles allows students to seamlessly transfer credits among affiliate colleges in Asia Pacific. International qualifications can be gained by studying overseas in up to three different countries. Students can pursue their advanced diploma in New Zealand, earn their bachelor's degree in Singapore, and finish their master's in Iskandar, Malaysia.

Highly Experienced International Lecturers:

Photo of College in Auckland, NZAt Raffles, only the best in their field are hired as lecturers. To enhance an international environment, lecturers come from all over the world from countries like: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Korea, Singapore, and Russia. With their wealth of industry experience, lecturers can impart techniques and knowledge that they have tried and tested themselves. Many students have become successful leaders and professionals through the guidance of Raffles lecturers.

Certificate & Diploma Courses:
We offer certificate & diploma courses in the following subjects:

- Design: Graphic Design; Multimedia Design
- Business: Business
- Science and Technology: Early Childhood Education

Internship Programs:
Students will build their knowledge and expertise with practical hands-on assignments and internships. This will enhance a professional or creative portfolio and thus employability. Many Raffles students around Asia Pacific landed jobs in reputable companies they interned in.

Career Preparation:
Maximum preparation is provided for every student's field of specialty. An intensive and comprehensive curriculum prepares students for development of portfolios and professional skills. Having studied in an international environment also serves as an added bonus in their résumés. With this, students will be prepared for the realities of working and synchronizing with others within a multi-national corporation.

Studying Overseas in New Zealand:

Image of College in Auckland, NZNew Zealand is a country in Oceania with modern cityscapes, scenic farmlands and natural attractions. Life in New Zealand is comfortably-paced and offers the best of modern amenities to support sophisticated lifestyles and scenic landscapes for relaxing holiday getaways.

Auckland is known as the ‘City of Sails” because of the number of yachts that sail its coasts. It is the capital and also the largest city in New Zealand. Many expats and businesses have travelled to work in Auckland over the years, making it New Zealand’s largest commercial area and one of the world’s largest cultural melting pots.

Before you head to Auckland for your studies, detailed planning on your accommodation will save you from future domestic discomfort. It will help to source through the internet for forums and reviews about the place so that you will know as much as you can about the country before you start living there. This will give you insights on what local life is like beyond what is airbrushed on tourist brochures and will also teach you how not to fall into tourist traps during your first few weeks.

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Address: Raffles Education 51, Merchant Road, Singapore, 058283, Singapore
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-02-18 were from:

Nabatieh, Lebanon;   Glendale Mazowe, Zimbabwe;   Colombo, Sri Lanka;   harare, Zimbabwe;   Johor, Malaysia;   Malaysia;   Adis ababa, Ethiopia;   China;   miri, Malaysia;   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia;   and more.
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Massey University College of Creative Arts, Wellington
Courses / Programs
The College of Creative Arts at Massey University is a world-class art and design school based in Wellington, New Zealand.

The College is:

*ranked 11th by RED DOT, the international design awards agency, which gives Massey a distinctive seal of quality for its design programmes
*the first art and design school outside North America to be awarded “substantial equivalency” by the US accreditation body NASAD – the most comprehensive international benchmark for art and design education in the world
*number one in New Zealand for design and visual art research, according to the 2013 New Zealand government Performance Based Research Funding round.

The College provides a thriving, well-resourced and inspiring learning environment that fosters research, scholarship and creative practice. From selected entry to completion of their degree, students are equipped with a knowledge base and skill set that enables them to flourish in the creative industries, win awards, represent New Zealand and hold key positions that define creative thinking in businesses around the world.

Wellington is a thriving city of art, theatre, music, cinema production, multi-media and manufacturing industries.
The College delivers undergrad & postgrad programmes:

- Bachelor of Design
- Bachelor of Design (Honours)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)
- Graduate Diploma in Design
- Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts
- Diploma in Photography
- Certificate in Visual Arts and Diploma in Visual Arts
- Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art
- Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (visual & material culture)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Design
- Master of Fine Arts
- Master of Design
- Master of Art/Master of Philosophy in visual & material culture
- Doctor of Philosophy
Design & Arts College of New Zealand, Christchurch
Courses / Programs
The Design and Arts College of New Zealand (D&A) in Christchurch, New Zealand is the South Island’s only tertiary institute dedicated to design and arts education. We offer certificate and diploma courses in fields including Art; Interior Design; Photography; Fashion Design; Makeup Design among others. We also offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in in partnership with Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.

The aim of D&A is to bring students from all over the world together with industry professionals to create a community of people passionate about design and arts. We are New Zealand government funded (TEC) and registered (NZQA).

D&A courses are designed and taught by industry professionals, to ensure student success in the creative industries. As student time is valuable, all D&A courses have an accelerated pathway to work or higher education that ensures what you learn is relevant and moves you into industry in a fast and efficient way. Thousands of D&A graduates are now working as professionals in their field in New Zealand and around the world.
D&A offer the following qualifications:

- Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (in partnership with Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design)
- Diploma of Art (Advanced)
- Diploma of Contemporary Photography
- Diploma of Communication Arts and Design
- Diploma of Architectural Design and Technology
- Diploma of Interior Design
- Diploma of Fashion Design (Advanced)
- Certificate in Makeup Design and Production
- Certificate in Design and Arts (Foundation)
Yoobee School of Design, Auckland
Courses / Programs
Yoobee School of Design in Auckland, New Zealand is a leading specialist provider of NZQA approved creative digital design courses and is at the forefront of digital design education and training. We offer a range of courses at different levels which can lead to entry straight into the workforce, or provide opportunities for further study. Whether your passion is for animation, video post production, web development, interactive media or graphic design at Yoobee we will teach you the essential skills you need to succeed in the creative digital design industries. We have three campuses located in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.

Every year Yoobee School of Designcaters to over 600 full-time students. Most of them undertake one of our vocationally-focused level 6 diploma courses but we also offer a level 7 project-based advanced diploma for students wanting to take their skills even further. Our course range is always expanding, so please contact us if our current range does not meet your needs.
We offer Diploma courses and a foundation certificate course:
• iCreate Foundation course in Digital Design – Level 3
• Diploma of Animation and Digital Video - Level 5
• Diploma of Computer Graphic Design - Level 6
• Diploma of Web Development - Level 6
• Diploma of Animation (Advanced)- Level 6
• Diploma of Video Post Production (Advanced) - Level 6
* Diploma in Game Art
• Diploma of Digital Media (Advanced) - Level 7
• Advanced 3D Graphics – Level 7
Media Design School, Auckland
Courses / Programs
Media Design School is New Zealand’s most-awarded tertiary institute for digital and creative technology qualifications.

Specialising in the teaching of industry-standard skills and knowledge, Media Design School provides a vibrant and energetic creative culture for students from around the globe.

Our media design programmes have been developed by industry professionals and educators, cater for a range of experience levels, and are both highly relevant and production-oriented.

Media Design School’s graduates go on to work in the world’s leading design, game development, film and animation studios and have contributed to blockbuster films including Avatar, King Kong and films from The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
- Bachelor of Art and Design (3D & VFX)
- Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming)
- Bachelor of Creative Technologies (Game Art)
- Bachelor of Media Design
- Diploma of Digital Creativity (Foundation)
- Diploma of Creative Advertising
- Graduate Certificate of Creative Technologies
- Graduate Diploma of Creative Technologies
Arts University Bournemouth
Courses / Programs
• Study for 1, 2 or 3 semesters at the UK’s No. 1 arts university!

• Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education. Easily accessible less than 2 hours south of London by train, AUB provides study abroad BA (Hons) courses for international students and professionals who wish to spend time abroad in pursuit of careers in creative arts, graphic design, interior design, textiles, fashion, makeup, animation, visual communication, event management, architecture, dance, acting, film production, photography, & more.

• Our short study abroad courses are designed for students who want to spend time learning in the UK, developing their creative skills and perhaps gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend as much as 2-3 years studying in the UK.

• Students are fully integrated with our full-time BA (Hons) degree students, and these courses can be taken for 1 term, 2 terms, or 3 terms.

• If you can't find the exact course you want, we can design a course tailored to your individual needs. You can join several groups of students on a range of different courses and also receive one-to-one tuition.

• We also provide summer study abroad programs.

"The facilities that the Arts University Bournemouth has to offer are absolutely amazing. First off, the library was one of the most resourceful places I have come across in my entire stay there."
- Orlando, USA, Animation Production
1, 2 or 3 semesters on the following degree courses:

• Architecture
• Animation Production
• Acting
• Costume with Performance Design
• Creative Events Management
• Dance
• Fashion Studies
• Film Production
• Fine Art
• Graphic Design
• Illustration
• Interior Architecture & Design
• MakeUp for Media & Performance
• Modelmaking
• Photography
• Textiles
• Visual Communication
• Visual Effects Design & Production

Further Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Art, Design & Media (2 terms)
• Preparation for Masters (1 or 2 terms)
Inspiration Design International School
Courses / Programs
• Established in 1989, Inspiration Design International School is Singapore’s premier private education provider for interior design knowledge and skills.

• Inspiration is also an Autodesk Authorized Training Centre that provides short-courses such as Photoshop, AutoCAD, 3ds Max and more to both Singapore & international students.

• These English-taught programmes can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis, with the latter being available only to design practitioners with appropriate industry experience.

• Inspiration is the only private institution in Singapore that offers part-time interior design diploma courses.

• Inspiration Design International School is registered with the Singapore Committee for Private Education (CPE), and is recognized by a range of international institutions and universities.

We are celebrating our 31st anniversary! The first 31 students to enroll in our Interior Design course will enjoy a special promotion on the school fees!

Student Review:
"The intensive and creative design training through design studio and experiments have enabled me to sharpen my understanding and perception of design...

Since graduating from Inspiration, I have worked in a Singapore President Design Award-winning design consultancy firm as a designer for more than two years, I am now pursuing my further education in architecture design in NUS (MA)."
- Qi Shi Zhi, China, Interior Design Graduate
Advanced Diploma in Interior Design
• Full-time / Part-time
• Requires a final 6 months to achieve

Diploma in Interior Design
• Full-time / Part-time
• Requires an additional 6 months to achieve after foundation

Certificate in Interior Design
• Full-time / Part-time (12 month foundation course)

SkillsFuture Credit / Short Courses
• Autodesk 3DS Max
• Autodesk AutoCAD
• Google SketchUp
• Adobe Photoshop
• Perspective Drawing
• Small Space Design
• Furniture Knowledge
• Light and Lighting Interiors
• Exhibition/Visual Merchandiser Design
• BIM Architecture Modelling (Autodesk Revit)
Updated: 2020-02-19
Updated: 2020-02-19