Graphic Design

Course Overview

Graphic Design, also known as Visual Communication, is about creating stunning images or artworks that deliver powerful messages. Top Graphic Design courses make sure that students have the right tools and exposure to grow as professionals.

At Raffles, coursework will help you develop your skills in creating works like magazine layouts, book covers, promo ads, and other commercial art forms that can be made with graphic design. School activities will guide you to design a commercially-viable graphic design portfolio that employers from top creative agencies look out for.

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Why Study Graphic Design @Raffles

award winning

Award-Winning Graphic Designers

Our Graphic Design students participated in global and regional competitions such as: Design a Mooncake Box 2012, Spark 2011/2012, and Corelle – Plate Your Design Competition 2012.
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International Veteran Lecturers

With years of industry experience, our lecturers will impart valuable skills relevant to the graphic design industry. They will also provide insights and networking opportunities.

Fast-track Intensive Curriculum

Advanced diplomas in two years. Intensive one-year programmes are available for both bachelor’s degrees and master’s degree courses.
*Duration varies for certain courses and campuses. Please enquire for more detailed information.

Master of Design

Certification Postgraduate Degree
Duration 1 to 1.5 years
Awarded by Raffles College Pte Ltd, Sydney
(trading as Raffles College of Design and Commerce)
Intake January, July (Singapore)
February, July (Sydney)
Available in
  Singapore (Raffles Design Institute)
Entry Requirement

Areas of Study

  • Drawing for Designers
  • Creativity & Problem Solving
  • Design Principles
  • Page Layout
  • Colour for Designers
  • Typography
  • Digital & Applied Illustration
  • Graphic Design & Culture
  • Image Processing
  • Digital Photography
  • Advanced Layout & Production
  • Graphic Production
  • Identity System
  • Packaging Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Web Design Principles
  • Publication Design
  • Independent Research
  • Portfolio
  • Academic Research & Communication Skills
  • Skills
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Graphic Design & Society
  • Graphic & Multimedia Studio
  • Design & Subculture
  • Project Management
  • Design & Marketing
  • Internship*
  • * Students who have completed an internship relevant to Graphic Design at the advanced diploma level may be exempted from this internship.

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising Designer
  • Print Media Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Creative Director
  • Web Designer
  • Advertising Art Director
  • Corporate Identity Designer
  • Designer for Broadcast,
  • Illustrator

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