Foundation Programme (Preparatory Semester)


The aim of the Design Foundation programme is to equip students, who have 12 years of primary and
secondary education, with the skills necessary to succeed in their design Advanced Diploma
programmes. The Design Foundation programme will provide students with solid grounding in four
key core study areas deemed essential for college-level success. Students passing the programme
are eligible for entry to the Raffles College of Higher Education Advanced Diploma programmes in


  • Art History for Designers
  • Sketching and Drawing for Designers
  • Mathematics for Designers
  • Learning to Study


*Students who have previously studied any or all of the above modules at college level may apply for exemption. Applications will be reviewed by our Academic Board prior to official registration in the Institute. 

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