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Raffles Design Institute:
Raffles Design Institute – Singapore (RSG) was established in 1990 as a premier educational provider dedicated to the professional design disciplines offering internationally recognized Bachelor Degrees and Master Degrees in various Design disciplines including fashion design, graphic design, interior design, jewellery design and multimedia courses among many others. Raffles-Singapore international team of lecturers and practitioners share their years of experience, professional ethics and practices in the industry. From countries such as USA, UK, Canada, Columbia, Australia, and Singapore, they bring with them a wealth of technical knowledge and experience which they impart with commitment, creating an intensive international learning environment <strong>.</strong>

Bachelor of Design Majoring in Fashion Design
Photo of Design Degree Courses in SingaporeThe study of Fashion Design focuses on developing an in-depth understanding of fashion design through exploratory and experimental projects. This course takes the student from design concepts and processes through to final production, while teaching required business and contextual studies. It provides an integrated approach, combining creativity with applied technical proficiency.

With a strong foundation in technical proficiency and a good eye for market trends, students will start to hone their individual styles and identities through their collections. Training students to be flexible in responding to ever-changing market needs, technological developments and trends, fashion graduates will be more than ready to assume professional work in this fast-paced industry.

Bachelor of Design Majoring in Graphic Design
The study of Graphic Design involves an in-depth understanding of a Graphic Designer’s role in history, society and research. Students will have the opportunity to explore issues of culture, economics and social implications of graphic design solutions. Through major practical projects, students will hone their multi-disciplinary skills to offer creative and practical solutions, preparing them for challenging careers combining creativity, concepts and computer software skills in the highly competitive advertising and publishing industries.

Bachelor of Design Majoring in Multimedia Design
The purpose of this programme is to equip students with the fundamental broad-based skills in graphic design, afterwhich, students learn to transform 2D graphics into the 3D world by creating interfaces and integrate programming abilities to illustrate the wonders of using multiple forms of Interactive Media.

Students are also presented with the opportunity to research multimedia design trends and issues within society to produce an integrated suite of design solutions, taking into account aspects of culture, economics and social interaction.

Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communication) Majoring in Animation
The course of Animation emphasizes on the design and the production aspects of 2D and 3D animation, and developing skill sets in Life drawing, Background and Character Designs. In the ever-advancing technological new age, students will learn to sharpen their competitive edge in the region, using high-end equipments to edit in pre-production, production and post-production processes. Students will also have the opportunities to learn moving imagery skills and special effects, that are currently in demand in the film media and entertainment industries, both locally and internationally.

Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communication) Majoring in Games Design
Image of Design Degree Courses in SingaporeThe course of Games Design prepares students to be the “Mastermind” behind the games that people play. Besides learning game strategizing, game levels design, game scripting and production, students will also examine marketing, business and management issues.

Students are taught on the techniques and tools used in computer games development and computer animation in aspects of 2D and 3D animation, with combination of theoretical and activity-based leaning.

Bachelor of Design Majoring in Interior Design

The study of Interior Architecture encompasses the study of both architectural and design content within a built environment, while focusing on the human interface within a given space.

This course provides intensive training for students to become professional interior designers. Emphasis is placed on space planning, creative problem-solving, communication skills and knowledge of building materials, construction, computer-aided drafting and the history of design.

Bachelor of Design Majoring in Product Design
The study of Product Design involves the hands-on approach to technological, manufacturing skills and design management. Students will experience a broad-based, diagnostic curriculum – grasping investigational, analytical and problem-solving skills through a project based, modular system, which encourages the investigation and understanding of various specializations in Product Design. Students are also provided with ‘real-life’ client projects – underpinning the relevance and importance of industry requirements in a highly competitive design environment.

Bachelor of Design Majoring in Jewellery Design
This course will allow students to explore a variety of areas within traditional and contemporary Jewellery Design – where emphasis is placed on creativity, innovation, experimentation and the material application of technical skills. This course aims to integrate students into professional practice of the design and manufacture of jewellery and its associated products.

Bachelor of Design Majoring in Fashion Marketing
The study of Fashion Marketing and Management is an exciting field that opens one up to countless opportunities in the fashion industry. Student learn buying and merchandising practices, conceptualizing, advertising and promotional activities. Tailored to blend creative fashion knowledge with a solid grounding of business, marketing and contextual studies.

Specialisation in Retail Management
The course on Retail Management embraces one of the most established branches of the Marketing discipline, as indeed most retailing activity predates the concept of Marketing. Retail Management course commences with the student gaining a thorough insight into the retail industry and comprehending the various models of retail marketing. Students will learn to develop and manage the challenging retail environment and enhance its effectiveness by incorporating the tools of Marketing and Integrated marketing Communication.

Specialisation in Fashion Communication and Journalism
Photos of Raffles Design InstituteThe study of Fashion Communication and Journalism focuses on an in-depth understanding of promotional activities, corporate journalism and publications, events planning, international public relations, communication plans and fashion photography. Upon completing the course, the students will understand the art of integrating Fashion and Journalism and exercise this knowledge into the real world of communication.

Master of Design
There is a clear demand in the design community for a Masters programme that is targeted towards the professional and commercial needs of the design professions and industry internationally.

In response to demand for ongoing professional development and life long learning integrated into a formal postgraduate degree, this Masters programme is the perfect opportunity for the students with Bachelor Degree to return to study, so that one can develop one’s skills, research capability and increase one’s knowledge base while gaining a valuable qualification.

UNIQUENESS OF THE MASTER OF DESIGN
The Master of Design offers four specializations leading to the award of:

- Master of Design (Digital Media)
- Master of Design (Fashion Design)
- Master of Design (Interior Design)
- Master of Design (Graphic Design)

COURSE OBJECTIVES
We see the key objectives of the Master of Design to:

Picture of Design Degree Courses in Singapore- Enhance the applied design skills of students to the level of master practitioner 
- Develop a critically reflective practitioner who can work as a designer either independently or in teams, and with the management skills to supervise others or to manage design projects.
- Allow students to deepen their understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of design solutions
- Allow students to explore the interdisciplinary qualities of design
- Develop the research skills of students to enable them to pursue further research-based study

COURSE STRUCTURE
There are 4 generic types of subjects:

- Design Studio
- Design Theory
- Design Practice Seminar
- Elective

The course allows you to enhance your practical skills to the level of master practitioner through Design Studio modules, while furthering your theoretical understandings through Design Theory modules, developing a capacity for critical reflection on the profession of design through the Design Practice Seminar modules.

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Address: 51 Merchant Road, Singpaore 058283, Singapore, Singapore
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FZD School of Design
Courses / Programs
Founded and established in 2009 by industry veteran, Feng Zhu, whose extensive experience in both the Video Game and Feature Film design make him one of the most sought after Entertainment Designers in the world; FZD seeks to provide a world class education for conceptual design.

Through our programs, we have trained both students and professionals alike, and helped them excel into the entertainment design industry. We aim to mold our students into elite designers with a broad range of skills and graduate with top notch portfolios; covering a wide range of design topics such as video games, feature films, theme park designs, consumer products, toys, TV commercials, and set designs.
1 year Full-Time diploma (12 months) :
- Diploma in Industrial Design

Full-Time Advance diploma (8 months) :
- Advanced Diploma in Entertainment Design
Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre (TaF.tc)
Courses / Programs
With two campuses in Singapore city center, Textile and Fashion Industry Training Centre (TaF.tc) provides a range of Diploma, Advanced Certificate, and Professional Short Courses in a range of popular fashion-related topics.

We offer specially designed courses and programmes to prepare fashion students for a creative career in the highly competitive fashion industry, and to help industry professionals develop and specialise.

Our local and global fashion collaborations means we can offer unrivalled, continuously updated services, enabling the Academy to stay in line with leading national and international fashion industry standards.

TaF.tc courses are developed and delivered by industry experts, and are accredited by the Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

We are also a registered Private Education Institute under the Council of Private Education (CPE).
Diploma in Fashion Technology Programs:
- Merchandising & Marketing
- Apparel Design & Product Development
- Footwear Design & Product Development

Advanced Certificate in Fashion Technology:
- Merchandising & Marketing
- Apparel Design & Product Development

Professional Short Courses:
- Garment Construction
- Basic Alteration Techniques
- Fashion Retail Buying...
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.

WHY CHOOSE IDIS:
- To attain world-class quality professional skills.
- To become a competent and creative designer.
- Get employed after graduation with the support from our school.

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)
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Updated: 2020-10-30
First Media Design School, Singapore
Courses / Programs
Earn a fashion-related Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree program in Downtown Singapore with First Media Design School (FMDS).

We train designers to possess creative, commercial skills and knowledge through a 'tried & tested' industry-based design curriculum.

With more than 25 years in the industry, the FM Group has cemented its reputation in Singapore and around the region as the premier design entity of choice.

At FMDS, you experience design under the careful guidance of lecturers who are actual practitioners and have excelled in the industry.

FMDS has established global partnerships with universities located in the US, UK and Australia, providing students with a wide range of higher learning pathways.
Diploma in Fashion Design:
- Duration: 18 months
- Modes of Study: Full-time / Part-time

Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design & Merchandising:
- Duration: 24 months
- Modes of Study: Full-time

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Fashion:
- 12 months (Full-time) or 15 months (Part-time)

Short Fashion Courses:
- Fashion Detail & Workshop
- Pattern Making & Sewing
- Fashion Illustration
- Apparel Design
- Fashion Retail Management
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)
Orita Sinclair School of Design & Music
Courses / Programs
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, including graphic design, illustration, digital imaging & photography and video production. The language of instruction for all courses 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 1 Kay Siang Road, #06-01/02/10 Singapore, at the former MOE Building, Tanglin neighbourhood.

Student Testimonial:
“Orita Sinclair prepared me for the real world of design by immersing me in all things visual. The lecturers also helped me to understand the difference between opinion and constructive criticism.”
- Shermeen T, Diploma in Design Communication Graduate
Full-time & Part-time Diploma Programs:
- Diploma in Design Communication
- Advanced Diploma in Design Communication
- Apprenticeship Programme / Specialist Diploma in Design Communication
- Diploma in Music Production & Audio Engineering
- Diploma in Interaction Design

Professional Development / Short Courses include:
Illustration; Graphic Design; Copywriting; Digital Imaging and Photography; Video Production..