THE PRACTICE, Designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services. Creating physical (non-digital) products, covering the ideology of how a user may interact with it.

We aim to produce open and dynamic creative designers who are inquisitive, multi-talented and highly trained. This course will immerse you in an experimental and playful environments of hi-tech tools – ubiquitous computing, multi-touch, and new technologies – these are but a few of the exciting new fields in Interaction Design that are redefining how we perceive the connected world.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Game Designer/Developer
  • Artist at UX Design Firm
  • Media Designer
  • Web Designer
  • App/Mobile Designer
FOUNDATION

This course focuses on understanding the elements and principles of design and methods to apply it effectively. Students will take into account design consideration that integrate functionality, ergonomics and beauty. Student will also learn the elements of copywriting, balancing clarity and creativity in promotional text and learn from case studies in-class exercises.

Total Hours: 36 hours

It combines digital photography and the mastery of Photoshop. Image manipulation is important as designers often face the problem of working with images that are either poor in quality or lacking in consistency. Learn the basics of digital photography under controlled lighting, which aids you in shooting images for your personal portfolio.

Total Hours: 36 hours

This module introduces the principles behind the design of an interactive system. Although the context of this system is digital, students are encouraged to apply these principles in other environments such as spatial and brand design. This module will include:

  • Defining User Goals
  • Developing the Content: Conducting a Content Inventory
  • Organising Information and Structure: Designing Navigation
  • Interface and Identity: Use of visual elements and design patterns
  • Prototyping interfaces through wire-frames, video, sketches and user walk-throughs

Total Hours: 36 hours

This course focuses on the development of Graphic Design from early communication through various printing methods to the use of technology as a modern tool in the information age. Students will be exposed to major art movements and notable events that shaped the course of Graphic Design in the 21st century.

Total Hours: 36 hours

In order to understand the fundamental concept of information design, students will go through the process of gathering data and data sources. They will learn to synthesize the data into information, as well as the process of structure and representation.

Total Hours: 36 hours

There are millions of websites, blogs, and forums buried in digital space. Whether you are viewing from a computer screen or mobile device, the ability to design an engaging interface has always been a struggle for most web and mobile interface designers. This module focuses on designing for web and mobile platforms. Design static pages and learn basic web authoring skills. Provides a general understanding of web programming and its functions.

Total Hours: 36 hours

SPECIALIST

Students will gain an in-depth understanding on how to use statistical analysis to organise and turn raw data into information for different sets of audiences. They will learn the skill to gather and find data, defining and manipulating data-sets. Using cartography (map-making), statistical analysis and visual design skills, students will learn to transform information into compelling narratives and information graphics.

Total Hours: 36 hours

This module focuses on equipping students with the introduction of Design Thinking principles of Ideation, Prototyping, Evaluation and Testing. Students will learn to identify touch-points in a user/customer journey, as well as quantitative user research methods. They will also learn the heuristics for evaluating usability and measuring a user’s experience. This module will also look into the different modes and stages of prototyping, designing a user experience of a brand.

Total Hours: 36 hours

This course focuses on equipping students with the knowledge of universal signage systems. Students will learn to manipulate information and graphics to form a system of signs. They will learn how to use way-finding in different contexts, from websites to museum exhibitions. Students will also learn the technique known as map-making.

Total Hours: 36 hours

FINAL

This course equips students with the necessary communication skills to compete well in the challenging business environment. Students will appreciate the role of a designer and how it fits in an effective organisational workflow. Students will be taught essential communication strategies and interpersonal skills to develop self-confidence and do well in a presentation.

Total Hours: 36 hours

This major course focuses on assessing student’s ability to make appropriate proposals based on a list of provided project briefs. Work independently with facilitators to develop a holistic campaign that best addresses the brief. Students will produce an integrated marketing campaign, incorporating what they have learnt in prior modules. They will be assessed based on the development process of the entire campaign, from their initial research to the development of their concepts, and ultimately the final presentation of their marketing campaign. This course is the essence of all the hard-work that they invested on their early study time.

Total Hours: 72 hours

FEES

Local Students International Students
S$650 S$1200

Application Fees can be made payable via cash or cheque made payable to “Orita Sinclair School of Design and Music Pte Ltd” at our school.

Alternatively, you may send the payment through ibanking, ATM and/or Telegraphic Transfer to the following account:
A/C Name: Orita Sinclair School of Design and Music Pte Ltd
Bank: DBS Bank, Singapore
A/C No: 003-920510-4
Swift Code: DBSSSGSG

Address: 12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982

NOTE: Application fee is non-refundable. All applicants are required to pay an application fee upon submission of application form. Click here for our refund policy and procedure

Item Fee
Programme Fee (Local) S$14,560
Programme Fee (International) S$18,200
Installment Administration Fee* S$50 payable with each installment

For payment of all the above fees, please refer to the details listed in our Fee Protection Scheme here

Item Cost
Admin Fee $50 per installment
Late Payment fee $25 per day unitl payment is made
Replacement of Student ID $25 – Payable upon receipt of ID
Replacement of door access card $50 – Payable upon receipt of door access card
*Student pass renewal administration charge $50  – Payable upon application
Course Transfer fee $600 – Payable upon approval of transfer
Course deferment fee $400 – Payable upon approval of request
Course Conversion fee $400 – Payable upon approval of request
Re-module fee $35/hr – Payable one week before re-module commencement
Re-schedule an assessment $400 – Payable upon approval of request

*Applicable to international students only

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