Digital Media Design (Certificate)*

Course is approved for Skills Future Credit Claims. (Only for Singaporeans, of 25 years old and above.)


The courses are designed for students to acquire fundamental skills to integrate creativity in Digital Media Design. These courses will serve as a good foundation for the thriving industry. Students are trained in digital imaging, video design and interactive design.

Terms and conditions

Students will be presented a Certificate upon successful completion of all 4 short courses and passing all required assessment.

Course Available Dates and Timings*

Day of the Week Time Duration
Monday & Wednesday 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 7.00pm to 10.00pm


  • 1 session per week per short course; maximum of 2 short courses per week
  • The above schedule is subject to final confirmation.

Digital Media Design 1 - Graphic and Digital Imaging (10 sessions x 3 hours)

In this course, students will be learning both basic design theory and software applications – Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, to equip them with competent digital imaging and illustrating knowledge and skills.

Digital Media Design 2 - Video Media Design (10 sessions x 3 hours)

Students will be learning to design with the media technology in video format. They will be able to create meaningful imagery from the process of conceptualization to implementation of video design through video editing software, Adobe Premiere.

Digital Media Design 3 - Interactive Media Design (10 sessions x 3 hours)

In this course, students will be learning how to apply basic design theory to create interactive media projects using software Adobe Dreamweaver. There will be weekly step by step demonstrations on software applications, exercises to enable students understand the weekly topics and some research works for their project.

Digital Media Design 4 - Motion Graphic Design (10 sessions x 3 hours)

In this course, students will be learning the process of implementing graphics to motion. Weekly exercises with application will enable students to conceptualize a thoughtful, creative and innovative manner. Adobe After Effects, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, will be used to create the graphic montage in motion.

Applicants must be 17 years old & above.

Prerequisites for registration of short courses

  • For Digital Media Design 3 & 4, applicants need to complete Digital Media Design 1 & 2 (within six months)

Course Fees

Course Module Fees
Digital Media Design 1 - Graphic and Digital Imaging S$570
Digital Media Design 2 - Video Media Design S$700
Digital Media Design 3 - Interactive Media Design S$570
Digital Media Design 4 - Motion Graphic Design S$700

Applicants can sign up the above 4 short courses at a package price of S$1650.
(applicable only during registration)

Other Fees

Registration Fee (per application) S$32.10
Miscellaneous Fee (fee charged for Student card) S$16

All fees stated include GST & excludes material costs.

Address (for payment via cheque)

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to the 'Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' and send to:
80 Bencoolen Street (S) 189655. The student's name, NRIC/Passport number and contact number must be written on the reverse side of the cheque.

Refund of Fees

Withdrawal within 14 days before the commencement date of each short course Course fee will be refunded after deduction of S$107 as administrative charges.
Withdrawal on or after commencement date
No refunds will be given.

Cancellation/ Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Withdrawal/ Deferment/ Transfer

  • Withdrawal or deferment requests should be made in writing with supporting relevant documents (if any) to Continuing Education. Request for deferment is subject to approval.
  • No deferment is allowed after the 2nd lesson of each short course.
  • No transfer of course upon registration.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.

The Academy reserves the rights to alter the rules & regulations, course contents, class schedule and fee structures without prior notice.

Registration for January 2017 intake has closed and all courses are full.

The next intake will commence in July 2017 and enrolment will begin in May.

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