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Advanced Diploma Program

Advanced Diploma in Visual Communications (Multimedia)

Our Designpreneur Program is managed in collaboration with First Media Design School (FMDS) Singapore. Upon completion of 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).

“Apart from honing your visual conceptualization expertise through the creation of 2D and 3D animation across various multimedia platforms such as online media, television and cinema, the curriculum equips you with idea generation abilities for you to become a master story-teller.”

In this course, you will gain invaluable experience and insights into the world of visual communications with ‘live’ opportunities to participate in the production of animated short films.

Course Details
  • Course Duration: 30 months (full-time)
  • Intakes: January, July, October
  • Qualification:

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

Course Outline
Module 1

Design Fundamentals (Foundation)

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

Design Studies (Foundation)

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

Principle of Design (Foundation)

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

Animation, Film & Multimedia Interfaces

  • Short Film Production
  • DST
  • Motion Graphic Design
Module 5

3D Modeling & Animation for Designers

  • Sound for Screen Design
  • 3D Modeling Concepts & Visualisation
  • 3D Animation for Designers
Module 6

Design Management

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

Final Major Project

Module 8


Admission Criteria

Academic Requirements:

  • SMA 2 & SMA 3 / Year 11 & Year 12 with average of 7 for 5 academic subjects and 5 passes with average of 55, no marks below 50 (including English and Math), OR
  • O Level/ STPM with completion of 5 subjects with a minimum of 5 C’s (including English and Math), OR
  • A Level/ STPM with completion of 5 subjects with a minimum of 3 C’s (including English and Math)

English Requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0, OR
  • A pass in RC English Placement Test (min. 80).

Entry Test Requirments:

  • English Test
  • Design Aptitude Test 
  • Drawing
  • Portfolio (especially for Design Program; if any)
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 program 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 (Multimedia) program, you can aspire to have an exciting career as a:

  • Creative Director
  • Art Director
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Product Designer
  • Concept Artist
  • Audio Video System Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Computer Animator
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