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ORITA SINCLAIR

WHY STUDY AT ORITA SINCLAIR?

The school that focuses on teaching and nurturing the love for design and music, to develop a vibrant creative industry and cultural landscape.
For more than a decade, Orita Sinclair has been offering industry-oriented courses that provide the theoretical and practical foundation for students to successfully meet the demands and challenges of the design and music industries. At the same time, we also seek to be a place that nurtures individual creativity, innovation, and critical thinking. In other words, your education at Orita Sinclair will be one that teaches you how to be a trendsetter.

Always on trend

We stay on top of the latest design and music trends and believe that our curriculum should be current, flexible and value-adding. Our programmes are designed with input from industry and academic associates who are experts in their respective fields.

Portfolio-Driven

Our classroom reflects the real world, and our projects and assignments are designed to simulate actual client requirements. Students will graduate with a diverse portfolio, poised to impress prospective employers and clients.

Educators who are practitioners

All our lecturers are practicing designers or artists. Students learn practical skills and glean worthwhile advice from real designers and artists of varying disciplines. With an inclusive learning environment of ten students and one teacher, interactive learning is maximized, all students get equal chances to gain valuable knowledge from real life artists.

Realistic and career-oriented curriculum

The 6-month internship within every programme is an ideal way to prepare students for the industry after graduation. Our partner organisations provide students with the opportunity to gain invaluable exposure to a work environment and hone their creative skills in a real-world setting. They will be guided by supervisors as they learn and develop relevant soft skills. Currently, many of the university's alumni are working in big corporations such as M Group (WPP company), Lloyd Northover Yeang, Nokomai, Nice Advertising, Couple, The Red Thread Group and Fox Mobile, ...

High quality education to support professions of tomorrow

Manual labor is rapidly replaced by machines and artificial intelligence. However, creative, and artistic jobs remain irreplaceable and in high demand. With an inclusive learning environment of ten students and one teacher, interactive learning is maximized, all students get equal chances to gain valuable knowledge from real life artists.
The EduTrust Certification Scheme (EduTrust) is a quality assurance scheme administered by CPE for Private Education Institutions (PEIs) in Singapore. It aims to distinguish private schools that are able to consistently maintain a high standard of quality in the overall provision of education services and make continual improvements that lead to positive student outcomes. Orita Sinclair has obtained a 4-year EduTrust certification.

PROGRAM INFORMATION AND PATHWAY

English Entrance Exam in Vietnam

Students are given the option to take the entrance test to Orita Sinclair right here in Hanoi, Vietnam, cutting back on travel expenses. Student who passes the examination will then qualify to gain entrance to Orita Sinclair and pursue their studies in Singapore.

DIPLOMA PROGRAM

  • Duration
    1. Full-Time – 12 Months Coursework plus 6 Months Internship
    2. Part-Time – 18 Months Coursework
  • Overview
    1. Design Communication is a programme that provides you with an all-rounded design education. You will learn the fundamental concepts and skills of graphic design and copywriting before studying the intricacies of brand, packaging, and layout designs. It is an intensive programme in which you will be thoroughly prepared for professional practice and the demands of being an industry practitioner. You will be reviewed regularly during the programme through a mix of projects and formative assessments. At the end of the programme, you will present your final major project to a group of external assessors. As our student, you will graduate with a broad portfolio of works that showcase a good range of your creative abilities
  • Learning Experiences
    1. is an open, discussion-driven, caring, and supportive learning environment. You will be working closely with our faculty comprising seasoned industry professionals in small close-knit groups. The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:12.
  • Outcome
    1. is a career-ready designer with a wide range of skills and a bold, imaginative mindset. You will be able to handle all aspects of a creative project from pitch to product.
  • Career Opportunities
    1. Graduates can look forward to the following jobs: Art Director, Artworker, Brand Designer, Brand Researcher, Concept Artist, Illustrator, Photographer, Web Designer, Visual Designer

ADVANCED DIPLOMA PROGRAM

  • Duration
    1. Advanced Design Communication Diploma is a 9 months in-class learning + 3 months internship/live project programme with 520 hours (excluding internship) of intensive training and personal in-studio mentoring.
  • Overview
    1. In your design education, the Advanced Diploma places you in an environment where you are exposed to scenarios such as understanding market trends, assessing client briefs, thinking on your feet – all to ensure that you are well-prepared to work in a design studio and wow your future employers. The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:12.
  • Outcome
    1. A graduate with an outstanding creative portfolio, one who has been closely mentored by highly experienced creative professionals and ready for the design industry.
  • Career Opportunities
    1. Graduates can look forward to the following jobs: Art Director, Artworker, Brand Designer, Brand Researcher, Concept Artist, Illustrator, Photographer, Web Designer, Visual Designer

Diploma in Interaction Design

  • Duration
    1. Full-Time – 12 Months Coursework
    2. Part-Time – 18 Months Coursework
  • Overview
    1. Interaction Design is a programme that will bring you into the cutting-edge world of interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services. This programme will immerse you in an experiential learning environment and exciting new fields in interactive digital designs. You will be reviewed regularly during the programme through a mix of projects and formative assessments. At the end of the programme, you will present your final major project to a group of external assessors. As our student, you will graduate with a broad portfolio of works that showcase a good range of your creative abilities.
  • Learning Experiences
    1. Immersive and highly advanced, using the latest tools and platforms. You will be mentored by educators who are at the forefront of the industry and will develop your potential to its fullest. The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:12.
  • Outcome
    1. A dynamic and creative designer who is inquisitive, multi-talented and highly trained. You will find yourself in-demand and able to meet any challenge in a new and evolving industry.
  • Career Opportunities
    1. Graduates can look forward to the following jobs: Data Visualiser, Digital Media Designer, Information Designer, Interaction Designer, App/Mobile Designer, Storyboard Artist, Web Designer, UI Designer, UX Designer

DIPLOMA IN MUSIC PRODUCTION & AUDIO ENGINEERING

  • Duration
    1. Full-Time – 12 Months Coursework
    2. Part-Time – 24 Months Coursework
  • Overview
    1. Music Production and Audio Engineering is a programme that arms you with the necessary skills needed to navigate and excel in the music industry holistically. The extensive programme will train you in the art of production across various contemporary genres such as pop and rock music. You will be reviewed regularly during the programme through a mix of projects and formative assessments. At the end of the programme, you will present your final major project to a group of external assessors. As our student, you will graduate with a broad portfolio of works that showcase a good range of your creative abilities.
  • Learning Experience
    1. Diverse, covering both theory and practical, hands-on knowledge. You will learn from award-winning professionals and practitioners with many years of experience. The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:12.
  • Outcome
    1. Musicians who come away with advanced skills in recording and mixing and are more than adept at handling a variety of audio equipment in a wide range of events.
  • Career Opportunities
    1. Graduates can look forward to the following jobs: Audio Post-Production, Broadcast Engineer, Entertainer, Recording Executive, Studio Manager Mastering Engineer, Musician, Music Industry Consultant, Music Producer

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN MUSIC PRODUCTION & AUDIO ENGINEERING

  • Overview
    1. Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Audio Engineering aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and proficiencies to develop their artistic concept, their musical products and to arm students with adequate proficiencies in business and marketing in order to promote their music to a wider audience. The Advanced Diploma in Music Production will culminate in a regional/international TOUR in which students will have to go on TOUR in which they will apply all knowledge and skills learnt from the programme. The average teacher-to-student ratio is 1:12.
  • Career Opportunities
    1. Graduates can look forward to the following jobs: Audio Post-Production, Broadcast Engineer, Entertainer, Recording Executive, Studio Manager, Mastering Engineer, Musician, Music Producer, Music Industry Consultant.

ACADEMIC BOARD

Head, Academic Board
He was Former Group CEO of PSB Technologies Pte Ltd and CEO of PSB Academy Pte Ltd. He is also a board member of several local and regional organisations and companies operating in Asia, including the Regional Institute of Environmental Technology. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy and a Bachelor of Science (Industrial Chemistry) (Hons) both conferred by Loughborough University of Technology, UK.
Member
He has close to two decades of industry experience in design and advertising. He is currently Creative Lead, Managing Partner and Founder of FLAVA Design Singapore. Adrian graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Design (Creative Advertising) from Curtin University and also holds a Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Singapore
Founder of ECS Group and has more than 25 years experience in the IT business. He was Executive Chairman of ECS Holdings Limited, a public-listed company in Singapore, and Chairman of VST Holdings Limited, a public-listed company in Hong Kong.
Served in Ngee Ann Polytechnic for over 30 years and was Deputy Principal from 2007-2013. He was conferred the Public Administration Medal by the President of Singapore in 2006 and the Ministry of Education Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education in 2011 and 2016.

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