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BE IN THE COMPANY OF
 
DESIGNERS

IN ONE OF THE MOST AWARDED 
DESIGN SCHOOL
IN SINGAPORE FOR THE PAST 20 YEARS

We are proud to be the leading non-government-funded ad design school in Singapore, as demonstrated by the numerous awards earned by our students at the esteemed Crowbar Awards.

 

Our innovative approach, recognized by Channel NewsAsia as a trailblazer in new education, seamlessly integrates marketing and advertising into design.

 

With a focus on developing strategic thinking and analytical skills, our comprehensive course prepares students for successful careers as creative directors or owners of design and advertising agencies.

 

Students benefit from real-world case studies, site visits to top design and tech companies, expert trainers with industry experience, and the opportunity to create a professional-grade portfolio through rigorous industry-like training.

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Diploma in Communication Design

You have a keen eye for aesthetics. Designs inspire you. You’re inspired to design.

 

Students will be taught to conceptualize design applications such as editorial and packaging while having interactions, consultations, hands-on assignments as well as presentations that will fully prepare them for the design world.

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Professional Diploma in Communication Design

Our Professional Diploma in Communication Design program equips students with the skills, knowledge, and experience they need to become confident and successful designers in the competitive field of communication design.

 

It helps the student build a strong foundation in design principles, visual communication, and creative problem-solving skills through hands-on projects and coursework

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Professional Diploma in Advertising & Design

Yearning for a trailblazing career as a creative director or owner of your design or advertising agency?

 

This comprehensive course will arm you with the strategic thinking and analytical skills to thrive in the advertising and design industry with a focus on three core disciplines: Marketing, Advertising and Design (MAD). 

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AWARDS WON BY OUR
 
STUDENTS

LECTURERS

Being industry players, active in their respective fields, our lecturers stay abreast with their fast-evolving industries and impart their most up-to-date knowledge to students.

 

Featuring an array of award winners, from recipients of internationally acclaimed creative awards to honorable media accolades, our lecturers are well- versed in the do’s and don’ts in winning awards, and use only such lofty standards as benchmarks for their teaching.

GLOBAL

MadGlobal subscribes to that, connecting us to the matrix of The globalized world. It’s an independent entity armed with an altruistic vision of exposing students all over world to all things creative, sans geographical boundaries.

 

Learn through overseas learning trips to New York, conference in Bali, advertising awards competition such as Adfest in Thailand and Adstars Korea; our students go on yearly overseas trips to learn from the best around the world before stepping into the creative world.

AWARDS-LAB

At Awards Lab, everyone’s a winner! Even without bagging an award. It’s a boiler room where students are subject to the rigours of agency environment. And the demands of producing award-winning work.

In consecutive 2 years, we are crowned the top design school (non-government funded) in terms of number of awards won in the prestigious Crowbar Awards competition.

 

Awards or not, walk away with a winning portfolio.

DO-GOOD

Love what you do so much? Why not do projects and campaigns that will be running live and get paid through Make The Change?

 

Through Make The Change, students can:

  • Make use of their design skills to help NPOs & other social enterprises
     

  • Take part in real projects for various companies
     

  • Guided by experienced industrial practitioners 
     

  • Get paid for their work
     

  • Enhanced their portfolio with projects completed under make the change

Featured Trainers

Kenji received his professional design training from Japan in the early nineties and has more than 20 years of relevant job experiences as a creative practitioner in the graphic design, branding, advertising, packaging, publishing and printing industries.

Since then, Kenji has accumulated more than 10 years of professional teaching experience as a design educator, in his bid to share his experience with the new generation of creatives that will be taking over the design industry

Robert Gaxiola is an advertising creative director and founder of Singapore agency ManghamGaxiola. 
 

After just three years in business, the agency entered into a purchase agreement with the Dentsu Aegis Network and added McGarryBowen to their names on the door.

 

Prior to that, he worked under much bigger names such as Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Bates 141, FCB and Disney. His last job prior to setting his own shop was the Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy & Mather Singapore.

Spending more than 20 years in the AdMarcom industry, Angela has held leadership positions for over a decade, in the APAC region, with MNC agencies, South China Morning Post Group and Global Luxury Group, LVMH.

 

Before becoming the founder of her own start-up Antrepod, she experienced entrepreneurship first hand by starting agencies and had delivered over 600% business growth in business over 3 years. Because of this, she was one of the finalists for 2011 Australia China Alumni Awards for ‘Women In Leadership’.

“Every artist was first an amateur.” 
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do."

- Steve Jobs

Learn hard skills, with part-time or full-time options available.

Benefit from site visits, overseas learning trips, case studies, hands-on assignments, and explorations into contemporary design by creating your portfolio through solid industry-like training as part of our design-based diploma programs.

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