Road to a design diploma in one of the top design schools in Singapore
In MAD School, our students are throwing away their textbooks, the ones their friends are still mugging in schools, in exchange of a career in the creative industry in the near future. The chances of you studying a particular Nike ad in our classroom is much higher than that of you flipping the pages of a textbook.
Our signature formula (mentioned by Channel NewsAsia as the pioneer in new education) integrates marketing & advertising into design and our students benefit from site visits to tech companies & creative agencies, case studies, hands-on assignments and explorations into contemporary design by creating your portfolio through solid industry-like training.
Yearning for a trailblazing career as a creative director or owner of your design & advertising agency? This comprehensive course will arm you the strategic thinking and analytical skills to thrive in the advertising and design industry.
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.
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.
SPECIALIST Diploma in ADVERTISING & DESIGN
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.
AWARDS WON BY OUR
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.
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.
Awards or not, walk away with a winning portfolio.
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 ngos & 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
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’.