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School Of Design Overview

The School is the first to offer design studies in a polytechnic. Discover a comprehensive range of disciplines that will expose you to the emerging trends and concepts of the design world.

 

Our BeyonDesign Centre and strong ties with the industry will give you opportunities to work on projects that could influence and lead social change. Look forward to field trips, overseas exchange programmes and an immersive industry internship with experienced design practitioners, in Singapore and abroad. Additionally, reputed design schools worldwide offer our graduates advanced standing for further studies.

 

Today, many of them are reputable leaders, newsmakers and entrepreneurs in their fields.

Diploma Courses

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

Diploma in Apparel Design & Merchandising (T20)

If your passion lies in fashion, if you have an eye for style and if you dream of owning a label that will one day be fabled, this course is perfect for...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2020 JAE): 7 - 14 points
2020 Planned Intake: 70
Diploma in Communication Design (T59)

Designers with creative vision, originality and a determination to push boundaries are always welcomed in the design industry. So, if you know you have...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2020 JAE): 5 - 14 points
2020 Planned Intake: 115
Diploma in Digital Film & Television (T23)

Unleash your inner Spielberg as you get inspired to write amazing screenplays, direct documentaries and produce that next award-winning film! A team of...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2020 JAE): 8 - 13 points
2020 Planned Intake: 75
Diploma in Interior Architecture & Design (T22)

Fancy having a part in designing Singapore’s most elite residential project, or our next big tourist attraction or even a heritage building? Then this...

Net ELR2B2 aggregate range (2020 JAE): 4 - 15 points
2020 Planned Intake: 90
Diploma in Product & Industrial 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 (2020 JAE): 9 - 17 points
2020 Planned Intake: 50

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar AY2020/2021

Main
April Semester Period October Semester Period
Term 1 20 Apr – 14 Jun 2020 Term 3 19 Oct - 20 Dec 2020
Term Break 15 Jun - 28 Jun 2020 Term Break 21 Dec 2020 - 03 Jan 2021
Term 2 29 Jun - 04 Sep 2020 Term 4 04 Jan - 14 Feb 2021
Vacation 05 Sep - 18 Oct 2020 Study Week 15 Feb - 21 Feb 2021
    Semestral Examinations
22 Feb - 5 Mar 2021
    Vacation 6 Mar - 18 Apr 2021

Make-up classes could be arranged for lessons missed on eve of public holiday/public holiday.

April Mid-Semester Test : 8 Jun – 12 Jun 2020.
October Mid-Semester Test : 14 Dec – 18 Dec 2020.

School of Design AY2020/2021 Academic Calendar

Main
April Semester Period October Semester Period
Term 1 20 Apr – 14 Jun 2020 Term 3 19 Oct – 13 Dec 2020
Term Break 15 Jun – 28 Jun 2020 Term Break 14 Dec – 03 Jan 2021
Term 2 29 Jun – 6 Sep 2020 Term 4 4 Jan – 28 Feb 2021
Vacation 7 Sept – 18 Oct 2020 Vacation 1 Mar – 18 Apr 2021

 

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