Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design (Top Up)

General

Program Description

Graphic Design is a practice-based course with creative, critical, reflective and technical skills developed in the studio and enhanced by pertinent academic writing. Teaching is informed by staff research, practice and expertise. Students are actively encouraged to be imaginative, ambitious and resourceful to face the challenges of an unpredictable, demanding, globally-competitive and technologically-driven world. The course delivery includes a focus on design trends, industry developments, and future job opportunities both from a global as well as an Asia-specific perspective.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Raffles Singapore Advanced Diploma; or
  • Equivalent

Core

  • Design Contexts 3
  • Design Practice 3
  • PDP 3: Creative Futures
  • Typography 3
  • Visual Communication 3
  • Elective

Electives*

  • Advanced English: Academic Essay Writing
  • Design Promotion
  • Enhancing Reflective Study Skills Across Cultural Boundaries
  • Global Experience in Art and Design
  • How to set up a Freelance Business

*Choose any 1 of the elective modules

Career Opportunities

In today’s economy, where the marketplace increasingly rewards creativity more than knowledge alone, graphic designers are in high demand. Their career can take many different pathways. Some graphic designers specialize in a particular skill, such as typography or editorial design, others may pursue careers as a creative director or strategic planners.

Career options include:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Editorial Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Typographer
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Brand and Packaging Designer
  • Creative Director
Last updated November 2019

About the School

We embrace a holistic education through the development of superior thinking processes, the mastery of communication, and the acquisition of thorough and effective work methods.

We embrace a holistic education through the development of superior thinking processes, the mastery of communication, and the acquisition of thorough and effective work methods. Read less