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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. 

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 (2021 JAE): 5 - 12 points
2022 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 (2021 JAE): 6 - 16 points
2022 Planned Intake: 95
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 (2021 JAE): 6 - 15 points
2022 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 (2021 JAE): 9 - 15 points
2022 Planned Intake: 75
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 (2021 JAE): 10 - 17 points
2022 Planned Intake: 50

Academic Calendar

School of Design AY2021/2022 Academic Calendar

April Semester Period October Semester Period
Term 1 19 Apr – 13 Jun 2021 Term 3 18 Oct – 12 Dec 2021
Term Break 14 Jun – 27 Jun 2021 Term Break 13 Dec – 02 Jan 2022
Term 2 28 Jun – 22 Aug 2021 Term 4 3 Jan – 27 Feb 2022
Vacation 23 Aug – 17 Oct 2021 Vacation 28 Feb – 17 Apr 2022



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