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Orita Sinclair School of Design & Music:
Conveniently located opposite Brunei Darussalam High Commission building, Orita Sinclair School of Design & Music is a leading boutique arts school in Singapore. We offer diploma and advanced diploma courses in the fields of Design Communication, Interaction Design and Music Production & Audio Engineering to students from around the world. In addition, we offer a wide range of short, professional development courses. The language of instruction is English.

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Diploma Programmes & Short Courses:
Photo of Study with the key Art and New Media School in SingaporeAs there are no more than twelve students per group (at the same level), lecturers are able to better communicate with each student as well as provide closer supervision and guidance.

The small numbers also allow students to interact and work with each other, simulating an industry team situation. The programmes focuses on each student's creative potential as well as nurture their skills and abilities to develop themselves as unique and confident individuals.

During the course, students will make proposals for projects and develop creative content through them. They will have both control and responsibility of their projects, guided by their lecturers.

Our diploma programmes are focused on:1) Helping students develop their portfolio
2) Presenting opportunities to meet industry professionals
3) Promoting relevant exhibitions – helping students make a smooth transition into the field of Design, New Media and the Arts
4) Making your passion become your profession

Diploma in Design Communication:
Focus: Drawing, graphic design, package design, advertising, interactive web and media design, computer graphics animation, digital imaging and photography and video editing.

Course Duration:  Full-time: 32 weeks; Part-time: 64 weeks

Advanced Diploma in Design Communication:
Focus: Advanced studies in graphic design and advertising. Students will also be able to choose a field of specialisation.

Suitable for fresh graduates with a related diploma or degree who wish to further develop their portfolios, or experienced industry practitioners who wish to refresh their portfolios.

Course Duration:  Full-time: 24 weeks; Part-time: 48 weeks 

Orita Sinclair Apprenticeship Programme - Specialist Diploma in Design Communication:
Image of Study with the key Art and New Media School in SingaporeLearn in a studio environment under Creative Directors who run successful design studios. You will learn about executing briefs, understanding clients' needs and receive expert critique that will help you to improve.

On completion, you will have a highly impressive portfolio - your talent made tangible - and be in an excellent position to achieve your dream design position.

- Graphic Design Studio Modules:
The focus of these modules is to train apprentices to interpret and respond to a brief. The objective is to provide you with the opportunity to develop strategies to tackle branding campaigns targeted at clients with different requirements and needs.

- Negotiated Study Modules:
The focus of these modules is to allow apprentices the opportunity and autonomy to propose projects that will showcase their creativity and individuality as a designer.

- Design Culture and Practices Modules:
The focus of these modules is to allow apprentices the opportunity to work in teams, similar to real life work situations in a design agency. 

Diploma in Music Production & Audio Engineering:
Photos of Orita Sinclair School of Design & MusicA wide range of pedagogy for an improved audio and sound engineering education, this programme utilises a hands-on approach to audio and sound engineering education.

The programme is designed to develop the technical and artistic skills of students, as well as to teach them the intricacies of both production and post-production by stressing on the details rather than the common skills.

Course Duration:  Full-time: 30 weeks; Part-time: 60 weeks

Diploma in Interaction Design:
The Interaction Design program at Orita Sinclair seeks to develop designers who can create work that is meaningful and of value to society, design products and interfaces that contribute to the human experience.

The curriculum and format of the classes inspire and challenge you to re-think, re-frame and re-imagine the notion of Design and Designing.

Course Duration:  Full-time: 32 weeks; Part-time: 64 weeks

Professional Development / Short Courses:

Design Courses:
- Advanced Typography
- Branding
- Certificate in Graphic Design 
- Certificate in Illustration
- Copywriting
- Digital Imaging and Photography
- Editorial Design
- Packaging
- Typography 

Interaction Design Courses:Picture of Study with the key Art and New Media School in Singapore- Data Visualization 
- Design Management
- Interaction Design Mobile Apps
- Introduction to Information Design
- Principles of Interactivity
- Story-telling and Narrative
- User Experience Design Studio 1
- User Experience Design Studio 2
- User Experience Design Studio 3
- Way Finding
- Web and Mobile Interface Design

Audio Courses:- Audio Post-Production
- Contemporary Music Harmony
- DAW: Cubase 6
- DAW: Logic Pro
- Hit Songwriting
- Live Recording Techniques
- Pop Music Recording Techniques
- Principles of Acoustics
- Principles of Audio
- Production in Jazz, Blues and R&B
- Production in Rock, Metal/Alternative Music
- Video Editing
- Video Production

For further information on our arts & design courses in Singapore, please email us below.

Updated: 2019-05-07

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Address: 1 Kay Siang Road, #06-01/02/10, 248922, Singapore, Singapore
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