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School of Design


One School. Unlimited Creativity.

You can't ignore design because it is ubiquitous. Design is part of your lives - in your homes and workplace, in your clothes, your transportation, your communication devices, your food and packaging, in your everything. If you are looking to build a better living environment, influence consumer well-being, or more effective communication, join the School of Design.


The four diplomas that we offer are:


SDN – The Right Choice

SDN has a vibrant and buzzing environment where your imagination and talents are honed to create innovative solutions that touch people’s lives. The design skills that we equip you with, will be put to use in the numerous industry-based projects and design competitions. Our Internship Programme provides the opportunity for you to experience and work in the real world. You will also have the opportunity to go overseas, either on exchange programmes with foreign universities, short-term workshops, or longer-term attachment programmes with established design organisations. You will also be thrilled by the seminars and sharing sessions by industry professionals throughout the academic year.


SDN – Your Pathway to Universities and Employers of Choice!

Many of our graduates have done well and progressed to good universities locally and abroad. Many of these universities are offering attractive advanced standing and direct entry into their programmes.




- National University of Singapore (NUS)

- Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

- Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

- Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

- LASALLE College of the Arts

- Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts




- Australian National University

- Curtin University

- Monash University

- Queensland University of Technology

- RMIT University of Technology

- University of Canberra

- University of New South Wales


United Kingdom


- Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

- Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London

- Coventry University

- Loughborough University

- Chelsea College of Art & Design

- Northumbria University

- University of Liverpool




- Domus Academy, Italy


And if you would like to start applying your skills on to a job, our graduates have also done very well in companies ranging from design firms, advertising agencies, architectural companies, interior desgn companies and product design companies. Some examples are: 


  • WOHA
  • Kingsmen
  • Moove Media
  • Ikea
  • Electrolux
  • Robinsons
  • Shimano
  • Banyan Tree
  • FJ Benjamin


SDN – home of winners


Our students have consistently won awards in design competitions when they set their hearts to it. Some of the competitions are:


  • Singapore Design Awards
  • Singapore Good Design
  • World Skills Singapore
  • Red Dot Design Award
  • Furniture Design Award
  • The Crowbar Awards
  • Challenge for Urban Built-up Environment (CUBE)
  • Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors' Awards
  • Star Packaging Award :  Singapore / Asia / World


If your desire is to create designs that touch people’s lives and make it better, come and join the SDN family. Here, we will nurture and hone your creative skills, and walk together with you on your exciting design journey. 


Insight. Inspire. Innovate.

With insight, we inspire and ignite creativity.

Because we can.