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How does designing, travelling, winning international design awards, while studying for your diploma sound to you?

If it sounds fun, we want you.


No, we do not believe in examinations like you. No, we do not care if you are fresh from secondary school, ITE or Uni. We don't even care how old you are.

Our signature formula (mentioned by Channel NewsAsia as the pioneer in new education) that integrates marketing & advertising into design, makes sure every student get to hone their creative skills during their time in our school.

Our students also benefit from site visits to tech companies/creative agencies, current case studies by trainers who are practitioners, hands-on assignments and regular overseas learning trips to cities like New York, Bali, Seoul, Thailand, etc., to learn the best practises from various creative directors in these inspiring locations.

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


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

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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 the strategic thinking and analytical skills to thrive in the advertising and design industry.

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Where design is the end goal and strategic thinking is the start, the Specialist Diploma in Advertising Design is a course crafted for people who already have the design skills, but want to take it to the next level by integrating the strategic aspects of marketing and advertising into design work.


This provides them with invaluable strategic thinking skills, enabling them to analyse the market and strategise a plan before designing.




Tommy Lai,

Creative/ Copywriter @ R/GA

"When I was in England, I found out that I was way ahead of all my peers."

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Ning Goh,

Designer @ Chope

"What I really like about M.A.D. School is that the lecturers are all working in the industry...basically, lecturers get to focus on the students and I find that very useful."

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Andy Xu,

Creative Director @ Three Collective

"My time in MAD was a great experience; I especially recommend it for those who are keen to enter into the Design and Advertising industries."

"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

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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.

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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.


From overseas trips to competitions, camps and advertising awards competition such as Adfest in Thailand and Adstars Korea; to global study trips in New York & Bali, we have the students’ expansion of their creative minds at heart.



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.

Did we also mention that we have been the consecutive title holder of the top non-government funded design school in Singapore for the past few years?


Awards or not, walk away with a winning portfolio.

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Do you believe in an education that focus on how good you are in memorising? We don't.

That is why all our modules are projects based, allowing you to train on your newly acquired skills while building a strong portfolio for yourself.

Doing what you enjoy to pass your modules; if that sounds good to you, then you are the right fit for our school.

Featured Trainers

Kenji graduated with a distinction in Master of Design from Curtin University of Technology, Australia, in 2003 and received a year of professional packaging design training from Japan in 1991. Kenji has accumulated more than 10 years of professional teaching experience as a design educator and 20 years of relevant job experiences as a creative practitioner in the graphic design, branding, advertising, packaging, publishing and printing industries.

With Kenji’s passion in teaching, mentorship and engagement with his students over the last few years, he has personally nurtured and groomed many successful design practitioners and designpreneurs. many of his past students have won more than 80 local and international awards and recognition from Singapore, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom and America.

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’.


In MAD School, we do not believe in our students memorising and throwing everything back at us. Hence, not only is there no examination in our school, students learn real skills and practise them via projects, overseas learning trips, taking part in major awards competition and also by having fun. 

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