Diploma in



This course is merged between Product Design & Innovation and Sustainable Urban Design & Engineering, with the options to specialize in Architecture or Product Innovation.



More Career Options

The broadest design curriculum with skills matched to a wide range of careers across different industries, plus options to specialise in Architecture or Product Innovation from Year 2.


In-demand Skills

Get trained in new economy skills such as user experience design, user-centered design and design thinking which are sought after by both design and non-design sectors.


Studio-based Learning

Learn the way the industry works – in design studios with real-world projects – to help you be work-ready.


year 01

Build a strong foundation of design fundamentals, covering essential design and drawing skills, and knowledge in model making and computer-aided design.

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year 02

Choose to specialise in either the Architecture or Product Innovation track. Depending on which track you choose, you’ll deepen your knowledge in the architectural practice or learn about product innovation, as well as marketing methods.

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year 03

Whether you choose the Architecture or Product Innovation track, you’ll get to apply your knowledge and skills through studio-based projects and internship.

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Design (N12)

For Students with ‘O’ Levels

Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2019 JAE

Planned Intake (2019​)

Entry Requirements


Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirement (MER) or equivalent in the GCE “O” Level Examination:

  • Subject‘O’ LEVEL GRADE
  • English Language1 - 7
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)1 - 6
  • Any two other subjects1 - 6

To be eligible for selection, applicants must also have sat for one subject listed in the 2nd group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-D Aggregate Type.

Applicants with severe vision deficiency should not apply for the course.​​







For Students with Other Qualifications

Click here to find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as 'N(A)' Level, 'A' Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.​​