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School Of Design

More than ever, design has proven to be the game-changer across many sectors including business, tech, banking, finance and healthcare. By 2025, an estimated 85,000 design jobs in the non-design sector will be required.

 

As the first design school in a polytechnic, TP School of Design is Singapore’s leading brand for design education, winning the Crowbar Institution of the Year title consecutively since 2017.

 

Get ready for lots of real-world industry exposure; you will work with real clients on actual projects and briefs, make pitches to investors, go on internships and be mentored by industry professionals. The excitement does not stop as design is at the heart of customer experience. Through design, you can influence how consumers think, feel and make decisions. 

 

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Designers

 

Diploma Courses

Discover a comprehensive range of courses that will expose you to the emerging trends and concepts of design. 

Common Design Programme (T71)

The designers of tomorrow will define trends, imagine futures, create impact, improve lives, and tell stories. As the starting point of your learning...

2022 Planned Intake: 110
Diploma in Apparel Design & Merchandising (T20)

Do you have an eye for stylish outfits and pairing them with the perfect accessories? Or are you keen on managing the business of fashion? If these appeal...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2022 JAE): 6 - 11 points
2022 Planned Intake: 70
Diploma in Communication Design (T59)

Are you intrigued by how design and technology is used to enhance brand experiences? Do you take a second look at beautifully crafted solutions that are...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2022 JAE): 6 - 15 points
2022 Planned Intake: 95
Diploma in Digital Film & Television (T23)

Are you a film enthusiast? Do you love telling stories? Do you often find yourself intrigued by the behind-the-scenes footage of your favourite movies...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2022 JAE): 5 - 14 points
2022 Planned Intake: 75
Diploma in Interior Architecture & Design (T22)

Do you often admire the interesting geometry of architectural buildings and structures? Or imagine how you would design and furnish your first home? Here...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2022 JAE): 8 - 14 points
2022 Planned Intake: 75
Diploma in Product Experience & Design (T35)

Good product design has the power to improve lives. Get ready to break down conventional thinking and seek fresh and bold ideas, prototyping them with...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2022 JAE): 9 - 17 points
2022 Planned Intake: 50

Academic Calendar

School of Design AY2022/2023 Academic Calendar

Main
April Semester Period October Semester Period
Term 1 18 Apr – 12 Jun 2022 Term 3 17 Oct – 11 Dec 2022
Term Break 13 Jun – 26 Jun 2022 Term Break 12 Dec 2022 – 2 Jan 2023*
Term 2 27 Jun – 21 Aug 2022 Term 4 3 Jan – 26 Feb 2023
Vacation 22 Aug – 16 Oct 2022 Vacation 27 Feb – 16 Apr 2023

* New Year’s Day, 1 January 2023 falls on a Sunday. Monday, 2 January 2023 is a public holiday

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