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Advanced Diploma Program

Advanced Diploma in Visual Communications (Graphic Design)

Our Designpreneur Program is managed in collaboration with First Media Design School (FMDS) Singapore. After finishing this program, student will have the opportunity to progress to a Bachelor Degree program conferred by University of the West of England (UWE) in FMDS Singapore or in home campus (UK).


"Overall, this programme aims to develop the conceptual and idea generation abilities required to produce innovative and effective communication solutions or products through print and / online medium."


In this course you will gain broad-based knowledge of an array of design communications disciplines including advertising, branding, visual identity, as well as packaging and design management.

Course Details
  • Course Duration: 24 months (full-time)
  • Intakes: January, July, October
  • Qualification:

    Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication (Graphic Design) (*Awarded by FMDS Singapore)

Course Outline
Module 1

Design Fundamentals (Foundation)

  • Principle of Design & Idea Generation
  • Creative Communication
  • Digital Graphic Design
Module 2

Design Studies (Foundation)

  • Art Direction
  • Mixed Media Drawing & Rendering
  • Design Theory
Module 3

Principle of Design (Foundation)

  • Principle of Layout
  • Typography for Design
  • Web Design
Module 4

Design Specialisation

  • Publication Design & Production
  • Animation & Interface Design
  • Experimental Design
Module 5

Design Appreciation

  • Packaging Design
  • Design Techniques
  • Brand Design
Module 6

Design Management

  • Branding
  • Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC)
  • Business Proposal
Module 7

Design Major

Module 8

Professional Studio Practice


Further Studies

Upon completing Raffles College Designpreneur Program, students will be awarded an Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication. Students who wish to continue their studies will be able to do a 1 year “top up” Bachelor of Arts programs conferred by University of the West of England in First Media Design School Singapore, or 1.5 year “top up” to University of the West of England, UK.

Career Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication (Graphic Design) program, you can aspire to have an exciting career as a:


  • Creative Director
  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Advertising Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Web Designer
  • Computer Animator
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