Our most popular and signature formula integrating marketing & advertising into the 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.


It is a lethal combination of the Diploma in Communication Design and Specialist Diploma in Advertising Design. M.A.D. School’s Professional Diploma in Advertising and Design combines both pragmatic and strategic studies in a never seen before three-in-one pow-wow diploma based on our M.A.D. formula. Benefit from site visits, case studies, hands-on assignments, and explorations into the contemporary design by creating your portfolio through solid industry-like training.

Jobs our student took after graduation

Artwork Planner, Creative Directors, Art Directors, Copywriter, Entrepreneur, Cinematographer, Project Designer ... Many more


Part Time

Full Time

30 months

(30 seats per class)

22 months

(20 seats per class)


Part Time

Full Time




 7:00pm - 10:00pm or 

10:00am - 1:00 pm

10:00am - 1:00 pm or

12:00pm - 3:00pm or

  3:00pm - 6:00pm


  • Extra Tutorial

  • Visit industries, talks or workshop

  • Smaller Classes


  • Allows you to work while studying



1. Applicants are to be aged 16 or above when applying

2. GCE ‘O’ level with minimum 3 credits (C6) or equivalent 

3. GCE ‘N’ level with minimum of C6 for English or equivalent

4. Applicants not meeting the entry requirements will need to undergo an interview


Another country: with valid Visa 

For more information for other countries, click here


Part Time

Full Time

Registration Fee

$831~ SGD / month*

$1,446~ SGD / month*

$650.00 SGD (inclusive of GST)

*For more information click here



Visual Communication

This module allows students to explore and embark on their creative journey to discover and cultivate what it takes to become a successful visual communication designer...

Digital Studios I​


This module introduces students to the essential vector drawing tools to unlock their creative potential with Adobe Illustrator while...

Digital Studios I​I


This module introduces students to the professional practice and experts’ choice of digital image editing, manipulation, and photo retouching tools...

Typography and

Communication Design

This module provides students with the theoretical and practical experiences of typography as a visual language and its application in visual communication...

Corporate Identity and Design

This module will provide students the science behind every corporation’s ‘persona’. Besides creating the corporate personality, the module also explores the components of a corporate...

Packaging and Print Technology

This module offers students an in-depth study of the principles of packaging design and the design process from concepts to three-dimensional forms. Not only will students explore key concepts...

Editorial Design

This module introduces students the digital publishing tools and techniques for publications design and gains insights into the professional practice of publication designers...

Online Media Design

The Online Media Design module introduces students to the theory and practice of building for web and mobile applications. The many interactive class exercises in the module require class participation as well as thoughtfulness of the design solution, critical aspects in doing well for this module.​

Innovative Marketing​

The Innovative Marketing module covers time-established marketing principles as a foundation from which to approach and integrate the latest strategies and technologies, to create novel marketing solutions in the digital age...

21st Century Advertising

The 21stCentury Advertising module will be covering on advertising concepts & theories and the world of advertising & ad agencies;...

Creative Thinking

The Creative Thinking module is a place where students are taught the methods to construct, create and develop ideas, which can be...


The Copywriting module is a dynamic and highly collaborative class that gives students plenty of discussion and practice opportunities. Not only will...


The Branding module covers the important aspects of branding. Students will learn how to build a branding campaign by understanding the fundamental concepts of branding...

Digital Marketing

The Digital Marketing module offers a complete coverage of what it takes to become a successful digital marketer. What is digital marketing in today’s marketplace? Understanding Owned...

TVC (Concept + Development)

The TVC (Concept + Development) module is an introduction to TV advertising medium. Understanding what it’s best for, how has it developed, how has it evolved. Students will learn...

M.A.D. Integrated Project

The M.A.D. Integrated Campaign Project is the final major project for all Professional Diploma in Advertising and Design students. Students will have to integrate everything they have...


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 honourable 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.


We have an altruistic vision of exposing students all over world to all things creative, sans geographical boundaries.


From overseas trips to competitions, our students travel to New York, South Korea & Bali, etc. on an annual basis to learn from the best around the world.


At Awards Lab, everyone’s a winner!


Even without bagging an award, it’s a boiler room where students are subjected to the rigours of a creative 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 social enterprise Make The Change!


Through this school run a social enterprise, 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 & getting paid 

  • Enhanced their portfolio with projects completed under make the change

"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."

Ning Goh,

Designer @ Chope


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