Special Talent & Portfolio

Special Direct Admissions Exercise (SDAE)

AY 2019/20 (Full-Time Diploma Courses)

Course Commencement Date: 15 Apr 2019.

Special Direct Admissions Exercise

Applicants with special talents, outstanding achievements and strong passion/aptitudes in certain fields of study may apply for the following courses with course specific requirements:

Interactive & Digital Media


Digital Game Art & Design

Digital Visual Effects

Game Development & Technology

Interaction Design

Motion Graphics & Broadcast Design


Industrial Design

Spatial Design


Visual Communication


Sport & Wellness Management

Mass Media Management

Application period :
10 Jan 2019 - 26 Mar 2019 

How do I apply :
Apply via the online application system during the application period.

Other information :
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview/tests before the final selection.

Application Procedure

Submission of Application
  1. Your application must be submitted via the online application system during the application period stipulated above. Application submitted via other modes such as email, fax and letters will not be processed.
  2. Upon submitting the online application, a Verification Slip (VS) will be generated and you are required to print and submit it with supporting documents to the address stated on the VS. The VS with all required supporting documents must be sent by mail or delivered by hand to the address stated, otherwise, your application will not be processed and considered void. If you need to re-print the verification slip after submitting an application, please click HERE.
  3. For applicants residing in Singapore, please send us your VS within 3 working days from the date of application. For applicants residing overseas, please send us your VS within 7 working days from the date of application.
  4. For SDAE application, submission of portfolio as instructed during application is compulsory, otherwise, your application will not be processed and considered void.
  5. If you have already submitted an online application, you may click on the online application link above to re-print your VS or enquire your application status.

Notification of Outcome

Your application outcome will be released by Apr 2019.

Only successful applicants will be notified of your application outcome by post. If you are an ex-poly student, you may receive your application outcome up to a week before start of term as your application is subject to available vacancies.

Click HERE to check your application status.