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Diploma in Interaction Design

A UI UX Course for the Bold and Imaginative

The mission of Orita Sinclair is to develop students into bold and imaginative professionals in the pursuit of their ambitions. The Diploma in Interaction Design aims to provide an all-rounded, interdisciplinary design education through excellence in teaching through creative and innovative design practices, and building students’ portfolios. The Design Department is committed to creating an open-minded and creative atmosphere to pursue research and discover collaborative practices that nurture students’ potential through active engagement and participation in the small class size setting. Our graduates understand where knowledge comes from and how to integrate them to influence the art and design and communication. At the end of the course, graduates will be ready to take on a wide range of roles in the creative industry—digital design, user experience design, data visualisation, and motion graphics. Must not be missed!

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The Learning Experience

A 12-Month full-time diploma programme that covers hard and soft skills through small-class-size lectures and practical workshops taught by industry practitioners who have their ears to the design ground, and hearts eager to impart. The maximum teacher to student ratio for the course is 1:10.

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The Final Outcome

A dynamic and creative designer who is inquisitive, multi-talented and highly trained. You will find yourself in-demand and able to meet any challenge in a new and evolving industry.

UI UX Course Details

COURSE DURATION Fees INTAKES
Full-Time
12 Months

Part-Time
18 Months
Local
Course Fees : S$15,532.50
Course Administration Fee : S$272.50

Total Course Fees Payable : S$15,805.00

International
Course Fees : S$19,129.50
Course Administration Fee : S$490.50

Total Course Fees Payable : S$19,620.00
4 intakes per year : Jan, Apr, Jul & Oct
All fees are inclusive of 9% GST

UI UX Course Modules

Entry Requirements

For Singaporeans: For International Students:
  1. Minimum 16 years of age.

  2. 3 GCE ‘O’ Level passes grade A to C or grade 1 to 6 in English and two other subjects. For applicants who do not meet these requirements; a placement test is administered before an applicant can be enrolled into this course. Entry into the course is dependent on the results of the placement test.

  3. Higher NITEC or NITEC Applicants may be required to attend an interview and sit in for an internal English placement test to assess the applicant’s suitability.
  1. Minimum 16 years of age.

  2. 3 GCE ‘O’ Level passes grade A to C or grade 1 to 6 in English and two other subjects.

  3. International applicants who have completed at least 10 years of education may be considered for application.

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

  5. For applicants who do not meet these requirements; a placement test is administered before an applicant can be enrolled into this course. Entry into the course is dependent on the results of the placement test.
For Singaporeans:
  1. Minimum 16 years of age.

  2. 3 GCE ‘O’ Level passes grade A to C or grade 1 to 6 in English and two other subjects. For applicants who do not meet these requirements; a placement test is administered before an applicant can be enrolled into this course. Entry into the course is dependent on the results of the placement test.

  3. Higher NITEC or NITEC Applicants may be required to attend an interview and sit in for an internal English placement test to assess the applicant’s suitability.
For International Students:
  1. Minimum 16 years of age.

  2. 3 GCE ‘O’ Level passes grade A to C or grade 1 to 6 in English and two other subjects.

  3. International applicants who have completed at least 10 years of education may be considered for application.

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

  5. For applicants who do not meet these requirements; a placement test is administered before an applicant can be enrolled into this course. Entry into the course is dependent on the results of the placement test.

Career Opportunities

Data Visualiser Digital Media Designer Information Designer Interaction Designer App/Mobile Designer
Storyboard Artist Web Designer UI Designer UX Designer

Orita Sinclair is proud of its graduates who go on to become highly successful professionals and practitioners.

Testimonials

"Orita Sinclair might be small but the quality of the learning environment and education is very high. It's essence is like Singapore, small but packs a punch."

Adam

Adam Ng,

Graduated from School of Design

"I started my career as UI/UX Designer in a cloud-based company, headquartered in USA after graduation from Orita Sinclair."

Nguyen Thuy Chi

Nguyen Thu Huyen,

Graduated from School of Design

Teaching Faculty

Meet our passionate educators who are all industry practitioners. They are seasoned designers and trend-setters in the creative field.

Boon Lim. Design Faculty.

Boon Lim

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

MA in 2D and 3D Visualisation,
Lougborough University
Boon has a decade of working experience in printing, promotions, and advertising, working with brands such as Skippy, Lipton, Martell, Chivas, and Alfa Romeo, and government statutory boards such as BCA and NEA, before moving on to tertiary education.

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Kevin Tan

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

BA (Hons) Graphic Communication,
Goldsmiths' University
A multidsiplinary designer who is active in ser Experience Design and Web Development for the past 5 years. Kevin always has been fond of designing and developing digital ideas, products or solutions that are modular and have strong emphasis on clean, playful and usable design

Chua Yeeling. Design Faculty.

Chua Yeeling

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

Diploma in Interactive Media Design,
Temasek Polytechnic
Yeeling's professional creer kickstarted 7 years ago in Advertising before trasitioning to Experience/Interaction Design. For the most part, she embarking on this little journey called "Freelancing" and became an independet Designer. Since then, se has been working with various agencies/companies/start-ups/SMEs, while also experiencing in-house/remote working arrengements and all that in-between.

Jade Pang. Design Faculty.

Jade Pang

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

Diploma in Visual Communication, Commercial and Advertising Art,
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
With 7 years experience in visual digital design, Jade specializes in user experience design with a keenes to articulate the message and strategy behind visual execution through research, analytics, journey mapping and qualitative studies. Jade was part of the digital experience teams of SingTel, HungryGoWhere, SingPost, and Standard Chartered Bank and was involved in kick-starting digital transformation projects. She also won Best Local App and Top Rated App for HungryGoWhere, and World Post & Parcel Award for user experience and interface design of the SingPost SAM kiosk.

Lim Cheng Chong. Design Faculty.

Lim Cheng Chong

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

BA (Hons) in Computing (Computer Science),
National University of Singapore
Cheng Chong is an online and offline technology teacher. Finding his passion for computing at a young age, he wrote his first line of code at the age of 10. Throughout the years, he has gained a wealth of experience in learning technology efficiently, having acted as a peer trainer in secondary school and at his alma mater the National University of Singapore. In the present day, he is a highly rated adjunct lecturer at the diploma level in several institutions, and an ACTA-certified adult educator.

Jackson Chua. Design Faculty.

Jackson Chua

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

Advanced Diploma in Multimedia,
Raffles Design Institute
With over 13 years of experience in the video industry, Jackson has been working in his own studio on corporate videos and campaigns with clients such as Marina Bay Sands, Dassault Systemes and NTUC Enterprises. Bringin a storytelling perspective to his work, he is known for creating a nimble and flexible creative team that helps him to bring his visions to life.

Sarah Tang. Design Faculty

Sarah Tang

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

BA. Honors in Graphic Design,
Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Sarah is one of the co-founders of Sarah and Schooling. Founded in 2013, Sarah and Schooling is the eponymous design practice of Sarah Tang and Alison Schooling. As ardent supporter of Singapore’s literary scene, we are actively involved in designing books and publications across multiple genres. Notable examples of the studio's work include historically significant titles such as The Collected Poems of Arthur Yap (NUS Press) and Gopal Barathams’ series of books including A Candle Or The Sun, Sayang, The Collected Short Stories and Moonrise, Sunset (Marshall Cavendish). Whether it’s a book, brand or space, we believe in the power of storytelling and seek to develop visual narratives with meaningful communication. We also teach, curate and consult. For us, design is a collaboration. We are an intentionally small team that listens and collaborates closely with our clients to create intriguing, emotion-driven work that function for our client’s goals and resonates with their audience.

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Cain Lim

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

Diploma in Product and Industrial Design,
Temasek Polytechnic
Trained as an industrial designer, Cain believes effective communications is multidimensional. For more than 15 years, he honed his interdisciplinary skills as a designer and communication strategist in agencies of all shapes and sizes, finding ways to help brands speak better. An advocate for creativity + social impact, he hopes to create better habits and bridge strategic business growth through sustainable practices and innovations in design. When he is not drawing grids and pushing letters, Cain loves to camp, kayak and scour the land for the best prata. He cannot wait to show you his collection of rocks from around the world and work on some awesome projects together.

Saleem Hadi

Saleem Hadi

Adjunct Lecturer,
Design Faculty

MA (Creative Writing), Lasalle College of the Arts,
Singapore
Saleem Hadi is a hybrid visual-storyteller who uses theatre and film to shed light on national narratives and social issues. He is also a bilingual writer who writes poems and short stories. Saleem had written, directed and produced more than 20 plays and 25 short films. Saleem Hadi is currently championing a nation-wide Indian short film archival project, THEINDBOX.SG, under his non-profit organization, Singapore Indian Theatre & Film Explorers (SITFE) Ltd (www.sitfe.sg).