To know of our history is to know the future that awaits you.
To know of our history is to know the future that awaits you.
Raffles Design International
Raffles Education Corporation Limited ("Raffles Education Corp") expanded their boundaries and stepped into Mumbai in the year 2004 as ‘Raffles Design International, Mumbai’, growing ever since. Today, it is among the best design institutes in Mumbai, India and is conveniently located at a prime location, i.e. Marol, Andheri in Mumbai. The BA (Hons) Degree courses offered are Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Product Design and Fashion Management, and Communication. Raffles Design International aims to produce talented and skilled graduates who will shape the future of design and business-related disciplines. The students are taught in an industry-specific way to create their own niche when they step out on their journey.
It is a part of the largest private education group in the Asia-Pacific region. The history is traced down since the establishment of its first college in Singapore in 1990. Raffles Design
International, one of the top design colleges in Mumbai, India, has expanded its horizons, operating in 25 colleges based in 23 cities across 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the global phenomenon and the exposure to international knowledge that adds to the experience of true education at Raffles. Raffles Design International, one amongst the best design institutes in India, is proud to highlight the change they have brought to the lives of 24,000 students who enrolled themselves in Raffles Education Corp's tertiary programmes, benefitting from a quality education standard and visionary mindset that provides graduates with a well-rounded hands-on experience relevant to the industry, and prepares them to be the best in their field.
Within Raffles Design International’s well-crafted facilities, students will gain exposure within international creative and business environments along with hands-on practical experience, preparing them for their future careers. Students can transfer or further their studies if they wish at any of the schools or universities which have an articulation agreement with Raffles Design International. The entire school network follows the same academic calendar, ensuring no study time is lost during the transfer while all prior subjects successfully completed will be recognized.
The medium of instruction is English and the curriculum is on par with international standards. As a part of their design training, the students perform internships at respectable companies; the companies themselves hire students from the top designing colleges. The students will also be able to develop a substantial work portfolio for themselves that will help them in building their careers.
“RCHE” is responsible to its students for the quality and standards of the academic provision, and the relevant Quality Frameworks incorporate all the main features of quality and standards management for study at levels 4, 5 and 6. The study is at Raffles Design International India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai (“RDI”).
Raffles Design International possesses an international workforce, creating a multi-professional background which brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the courses. Within the facilities, students will gain exposure to international creative and business environments, along with hands-on practical experience, including placement opportunities with the finest names in the industry.
At Raffles Design International, one of the top design colleges in Mumbai, the intention to foster exceptional designers is an initiative that the institute believes in, thereby leading the students towards their career paths within the industry. Raffles Design International prepares the students with the professional skills they require along with the necessary knowledge at hand, providing them with optimum resources to support their potential as they progress along their careers. Our Centre of Professional Development (CPD) provides a seamless interface between industry and the students, making Raffles Design International one of the best design institutes in India.
International Qualifications and Recognition
We offer 18 Months Advanced Diploma in Mumbai, conferred by RCHE Singapore followed in Singapore which is internationally accredited, at the end of their studies.
Industry Projects and Internships
Students enjoy valuable, hands-on practical experience through internships and various commercial projects. Vocational training provides students with the opportunity to establish personal networks with important industry contacts, enhancing their personal portfolios and employability.
Inter-College Transfer of Credits
We offer inter-college transfer of credits among our colleges in the Asia Pacific region. Be it in the cosmopolitan cities of Singapore or the financial hubs located in Shanghai, our students can gain international exposure by living and studying in any of our campuses located in our network.
Jump Start Your Career
Our intensive curriculum ensures that students will earn an internationally recognised Degree in 3 years. Proudly taught by our team of talented programme directors and lecturers, students will be equipped with knowledge and ability to interact with people from diverse nationalities and achieve career maturity at a faster rate.
We offer 4 intakes annually: January, April, July and October. Students are given the flexibility to commence their studies at a time convenient to them, while graduates can start their careers at 4 separate times through the year, maximising employment prospects for graduates and serving the ongoing human resource needs of respective design industries throughout the year.
One academic year consists of 4 terms with 11 study weeks, and a 2 weeks holiday between terms. Orientation Day happens on the first Monday of the corresponding month, with the opportunity to speak to lecturers and fresh students. Come join us to realise your design dreams!
Raffles Design was founded in 1990 through a private initiative between ‘Raffles LaSalle Limited’ and ‘LaSalle College Group’ (founded in 1959) with the help of the Singapore Economic Development Board and the Canadian International Development Agency. From 1 December 2004, we underwent a change of name from ‘Raffles LaSalle Limited’ to ‘Raffles Education Corporation Limited’ to better position the Group for larger market opportunities. In conjunction with the change of name, Raffles LaSalle Colleges have since been rebranded as Raffles Design Institute in and around the region.
Over the years, the institute has built a distinguished reputation for producing some of the most talented young designers in and around the region, winning numerous local and international awards. With a rigorous curriculum and an effective internship programme, ‘industry-ready’ qualifications attained at Raffles Design give our students a leading edge. Internationally recognised and accepted by universities worldwide, our distinguished qualifications gain the respect of local and regional businesses.
The profile of lecturers comprises professionally trained experts in the design industries from all over the world – USA, England, Australia, France, Canada, Singapore and the Asian region. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from their own countries. All have undergraduate or post-graduate qualifications and years of professional experience behind them.
BA (Hons) Degree
After 3 years of intensive vocational training, students will be awarded with a BA (Hons) Degree from Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore.
After 18 Months of intensive vocational training, students will be awarded with an Advanced Diploma from Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore.
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There are 4 intakes within each academic year – January, April, July and October. Each term is 11 weeks, which allows students to start their studies throughout the year at a time most suitable to their schedules. These intakes also ensure that our graduates enter the workforce at four separate times throughout the year.
All courses at Raffles are conducted in English, thus, students should be well versed with english language.
C6 at GCE O Level Examinations
IELTS score of 6.0*
* To be taken in the last two years.
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Yes, our programmes include placements of students in relevant companies where they are given the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and enhance their portfolios and resumes. During their work attachment, students establish good ties with these companies and very often, receive job offers upon their graduation. Please click here for a list of our internship partners.
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