Raffles Design Institute, Guangzhou

College Overview

In 2002, Raffles Design Institute, Guangzhou was established with the support of RafflesEducationCorp Singapore and its outstanding education resources. The school was approved by the Guangzhou government and Guangzhou Bureau of Education. At Raffles Design Institute, Guangzhou, you can immerse comfortably in the Chinese culture while enjoying the familiarity of using English. Raffles Design Institute, Guangzhou is the first full-time higher education institute in Guangdong that conducts business and design programmes in English. Many of our graduates found successful career opportunities at internationally-renowned establishments like: Nike, Adidas, HP, Wrigley and Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL).

Courses Advanced Diploma Bachelor's Degree
Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Graphic Design
Multimedia Design
Interior Design

Admission Requirements

Design and Business programmes (2 years) would require a High school graduate certificate or international equivalent.*

English Requirements

  • TOEFL – minimum 550** (paper based) or 213** (computer based); or
  • IELTS – minimum 6.0**
  • High School English Pass grade (minimum) in an English medium school; or
  • International equivalent

*Vocational courses are available for those who do not meet the requirements
** Test results achieved not more than 2 years ago

Note 1: Applicants who do not meet the English Language requirements can take an English Placement test at Raffles. Candidates will have to score 85% and above on the oral and written tests to achieve exemption from the English Language Programme.

Note 2: After studying at Raffles Design Institute, Guangzhou for two years, applicants may pursue degree courses at other Raffles schools within the network.

Documents Required

  • Letter of Acceptance for Admission into Raffles Design Institute, Guangzhou (to be issued by RDI Guangzhou).
  • Copy of high school qualification
  • Copy of passport
  • Completed application form
  • 12 two-inch passport photos
  • 1 three-inch photograph
  • Copy of highest education qualification
  • Copy of personal identification card
  • Copy of English proficiency results (TOEFL, IELTS, or High School English Test)