If you are looking to pursue a design education in Singapore, Singapore's polytechnics, arts schools and universities offer a variety of design and design-related programmes.

To see which private institution offer design programmes, please visit the SkillsFuture Singapore-Workforce Singapore's website at www.ssg-wsg.gov.sg

Design Courses Offered by Institutes of Technical Education and Polytechnics

Institution name                

Programmes for Pre-Employment Training

Programmes for Continuing Education and Training

Institute of Technical Education
  • Nitec in Fashion Apparel Production & Design

  • Nitec in Interior & Exhibition Design

  • Nitec in Product Design

  • Nitec in Visual Communication

  • Higher Nitec & Nitec in Architectural Technology 

  • Higher Nitec in Interactive Design

  • Higher Nitec in Visual Merchandising

  • Nitec in Services (Interior & Exhibition Design)

  • Nitec in Services (Visual Communication)

  • Higher Nitec in Services (Visual Merchandising)

  • Work-Study Diploma in Architectural BIM & Design

  • Work-Study Diploma in Media Communication & Digital Marketing

Nanyang Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Experiential Product & Interior Design

  • Diploma in Interaction Design

  • Diploma in Visual Communication

  • Work-Study Programme - Specialist Diploma in Digital Content Creation for E-Commerce

  • Work-Study Programme - Specialist Diploma in Spatial Design

  • Work-Study Programme - Specialist Diploma in User Experience Design & Management

  • SGUnited Skills Programme & Formal Programme - Specialist Diploma in Design Strategy & Management

  • SGUnited Skills Programme & Formal Programme - Specialist Diploma in Service Experience Design & Innovation

  • SGUnited Skills Programme & Work-Study Programme - Specialist Diploma in Visual Communication

Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Design - Specialisation in Architecture or Product Innovation

  • Diploma in Landscape Design & Horticulture

Nil 

Republic Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Design for Games & Gamification

  • Diploma in Design for User Experience

  • Diploma in Media Production & Design

  • Part Time Diploma in Design and Media (Digital Entertainment and Events)

  • Specialist Diploma in Digital Content Creation for Business

  • Specialist Diploma in User Experience for IT

  • SGUnited Skills Programme - Digital Content Creation and User Experience

Singapore Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Diploma in Landscape Architecture
  • Diploma in Media, Arts & Design - Specialisation in Design for Communication & Experience
  • Part Time Diploma in Design (Visual Communication)

  • Specialist Diploma in User Experience & Digital Product Design

Temasek Polytechnic
  • Diploma in Apparel Design & Merchandising

  • Diploma in Communication Design

  • Diploma in Interior Architecture & Design

  • Diploma in Product & Industrial Design

  • Part Time Diploma in Design (Visual Communication)

  • Work-Study Programme - Specialist Diploma in Branding Design

  • Work-Study Programme - Specialist Diploma in Integrated Digital Communication

  • Work-Study Programme - Specialist Diploma in Lighting Design

  • Specialist Diploma in Interior Design Practice

 

Design Courses Offered by Arts Institutions

Institution Programmes for Pre-employment Training  Programmes for Continuing Education and Training
LASALLE College of the Arts
  • Diploma in Creative Direction for Fashion
  • Diploma in Design for Communication and Experiences
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Design Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion Design and Textiles
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fashion Media and Industries
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Interior Design 
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design
  • Masters of Arts in Design
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
  • Diploma in Advertising
  • Diploma in Design (Furniture and Spatial)
  • Diploma in Design (Interior and Exhibition) 
  • Diploma in Design (Landscape and Architecture) 
  • Diploma in Design (Object and Jewellery)
  • Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Fashion Business and Management
  • Diploma in Graphic Communication
  • Diploma in Illustration Design with Animation 
  • Diploma in Screen Media
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Design Practice (in collaboration with the University of the Arts London)
  • Certificate in Design Experience and Interface
  • Certificate in Fashion Design
  • Certificate in Furniture Making
  • Certificate in Garment Construction
  • Certificate in Graphic Communication (Digital Graphic and Principles)
  • Certificate in Graphic Communication (Layout and Type)
  • Certificate in Infographics
  • Certificate in Interior Design (3D Visualisation)
  • Certificate in Interior Design (Technical Drawing)
  • Certificate in Jewellery Appreciation and Fabrication
  • Certificate in Visual Merchandising (Experiential Spatial Design)
  • Specialist Certificate in Interior Design – Effective Space Planning in Contract Design
  • Specialist Certificate in Interior Design – Ideas for Creative Home

Design Courses Offered by Autonomous Universities

Institution name                

Programmes for Pre-Employment Training

Programmes for Continuing Education and Training

Nanyang Technological University
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design Art
  • Masters of Arts (Research) in Art, Design and Media

  • Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Art, Design and Media

National University of Singapore
  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

  • Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design

  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture 

  • Master of Architecture (Coursework)

  • Master of Arts (Coursework) in Urban Design

  • Master of Arts (Research) in Architecture

  • Master of Arts (Research) in Industrial Design

  • Master of Landscape Architecture (Coursework)

  • Master of Science (Coursework) in Integrated Sustainable Design

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Research) in Architecture

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Research) in Industrial Design

Singapore Institute of Technology

Nil

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Design Strategy and Innovation

Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • Bachelor of Science (Architecture and Sustainable Design)

  • Bachelor of Science (Design and Artificial Intelligence)

  • Master of Architecture

  • Master of Engineering in Innovation by Design

  • Doctor of Philosophy – Design

                                                                                                        Last updated on 28 September 2021

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