Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore

College Overview

Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore (RCHE Singapore) is a prestigious private school in Singapore. RCHE Singapore is a popular study destination for international students. Most of our students are from China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, United States and others. Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore was awarded the EduTrust certification for four years by the Council for Private Education (CPE). Lastly, there are four schools in RCHE Singapore: Raffles Design Institute, Raffles Merchandising Institute, Raffles School of Business and Raffles School of Psychology.


Courses Diploma Advanced Diploma Bachelor Degree Masters Degree
Animation Design
Fashion Design
Video Games Design
Visual Communication Design
Interior Design
Jewellery Design
Digital Media Design
Product Design
Design Management
Landscape Design Professional Diploma

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements for 9 months Diploma

  • Minimum age: 16 years old
  • Completion of GCE-O Level with L1R4 credits – 1 English Language and 4 Relevant subjects (score C6 & above).
  • Or other qualifications such as
    • Minimum completion of High School Grade 10.
    • Or completion of IGCSE from international schools.
  • GCE-O Level students with L1R3 credits, will need to submit Portfolio & Personal Statement for evaluation on their eligibility into the Diploma studies
    • Portfolio – Minimum submission of 5 pieces of artwork using any or a combination of the following media;
      • Photographs / Videos
      • Freehand drawings
      • Paintings / Illustrations
      • Collage / Mood Boards
      • Arts and Crafts (In 2D or 3D format)
    • Personal Statement – To submit 300 to 500 words, which reflects the portfolio submitted & the applicants’ interest in pursuing their choice of programme
  • GCE-O Level students with L1R2 and L1R1 credits, will need to enrol for the Foundation Studies Certificate programme prior to admission into the Diploma courses

Entry Requirements for 15 months Advanced Diploma

  • Completion of relevant Diploma studies
  • Transcripts and Portfolios are required for credit transfer

Entry Requirements for Foundation Studies Certificate, Diploma & Advanced Diploma

  • IELTS 5.5 (IELTS and TOEFL test results are only valid within 2 years from the date the results are issued)
  • Or GCE ‘O’ Level English with minimum grade of C6 in English
  • Or other equivalents (which will be assessed by Raffles Admission Committee on case by case basis)
  • Students, who do not meet any of the English requirements, are required to take an English as a Second Language Placement Test at Raffles Singapore, on the orientation day. Based on the test results, a student will either be exempted from the English courses or enrolled into either 3 months Foundation English, and/or 3 months Advanced English courses at Raffles Singapore

Entry Requirements for 1 year Bachelor Of Arts (Honours)

  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • IELTS 6.5 (IELTS and TOEFL test results are only valid within 2 years from the date the results are issued)
  • Completion of relevant Advanced Diploma studies
  • Submission of Transcripts and Portfolios