Admission Requirements

Diploma Programmes

  1. Minimum 16 years of age.
  2. A pass in any 3 subjects (inclusive of English*) at N Level or equivalent.
  3. For applicants who do not meet requirement ii, a placement test is administered before an applicant can be enrolled into this course. Entry into the course is dependent on results of a placement test.

* Equivalent English qualifications include internet-based TOEFL (score of 75 and above), and IELTS (overall score of 5.0 and above)

+ Applicants with NITEC may apply.

Advanced Diploma / Specialist Diploma Programme

  1. Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Portfolio
  3. Minimum 16 years of age.
  4. A pass in any 3 subjects (inclusive of English*) at N Level or equivalent.
  5. For applicants who do not meet requirement i or iv, a placement test is administered before an applicant can be enrolled into this course. Entry into the course is dependent on results of placement test. Applicants with substantial industry practice will be interviewed and attended to on a case by case basis.

* Equivalent English qualifications include internet-based TOEFL (score of 75 and above), and IELTS (overall score of 5.0 and above)

Admission Procedures

General Information

Interested applicants need to fax, email or snail mail a completed application form with supporting documents to the school.
No application fee needs to be paid at this point.

All successful applicants will receive a Letter of Offer. Upon receipt of the Letter of Offer, successful applicants need to pay the application fee (by cash, cheque or telegraphic transfer) before the application is processed further.  Upon receipt of the application fee, all applicants will receive the Student Contract. Students need to return the signed copies of the student contract to the school.

Local applicants
(Singapore citizens / permanent residents)

Upon receipt of the signed Student Contract, the school will send the Payment Voucher to local applicants, with instructions on how to pay the course fees to the school’s account. In addition, the school will inform applicants of the orientation date and the admission procedure is complete for applicants who are Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident.

International applicants

For international applicants, upon receipt of the signed Student Contract, the school will apply for a student pass on behalf of the student via SOLAR+. The student pass application process typically takes 6 to 8 weeks. Once the school receives the In-Principle letter of approval from ICA, the school will inform international applicants to book an appointment to collect the student pass via ICA’s website. At the same time, the school will send the Payment Voucher to international applicants, with instructions on how to pay the course fees into the school’s account. In addition, the school will inform applicants of the orientation date and the admission procedure is complete for international applicants.

Diploma Schedule

Diploma in Visual Communication and Media Design

Diploma in Design Communication

Diploma in Design Communication with Business Application

Diploma in Interaction Design

Programme Start Application Close
(International)
Application Close
(Local)
Programme
End (Full Time)
Programme
End (Part Time)
2nd Jan 2019 5th Nov 2018 3rd Dec 2018 20th Dec 2019 20th Jun 2020
1st Apr 2019 1st Feb 2019 4th Mar 2019 21st Mar 2020 19th Sep 2020
1st Jul 2019 6th May 2019 3rd Jun 2019 20th Jun 2020 19th Dec 2020
30 Sep 2019 29th Jul 2019 26th Aug 2019 19th Sep 2020 27th Mar 2021

 

Diploma in Music Production & Audio Engineering

Programme Start Application Close
(International)
Application Close
(Local)
Programme
End (Full Time)
Programme
End (Part Time)
2nd Jan 2019 5th Nov 2018 3rd Dec 2018 20th Dec 2019 19th Dec 2020
1st Apr 2019 1st Feb 2019 4th Mar 2019 21st Mar 2020 20th Mar 2021
1st Jul 2019 6th May 2019 3rd Jun 2019 20th Jun 2020 19th Jun 2021
30th Sep 2019 29th Jul 2019 26th Aug 2019 19th Sep 2020 25th Sep 2021

Advanced Diploma Schedule

Advanced Diploma in Music Production

Programme Start Application Close
(International)
Application Close
(Local)
Programme
End (Full Time)
Programme
End (Part Time)
2nd Oct 2017 9th Aug 2017 9th Sep 2017 1st Oct 2018 1st October 2019
2nd Apr 2018 9th Feb 2018 9th Mar 2018 1st Apr 2019 1st Apr 2020
1st Oct 2018 9th Aug 2018 9th Sep 2018 30th Sep 2019 30th Mar 2020