3 Years Mode:
Lead the Way as an Art Professional in Singapore and Beyond
Blaze a trail as an young art professional in Singapore and the region, growing in your artistic journey and capacity to contribute meaningfully to our rich cultural repository. You will develop the knowledge and skills to be a holistic, reflective and engaged art practitioner in the contemporary world.
Backed by the world-renowned University of the Arts London (UAL), the three-year honours degree will sharpen your artistic skills and sensibilities while you learn to work both collaboratively and independently on art practices across disciplines, through industry partnerships and projects. In the true NAFA spirit of adventure and exploration, you will also spend a portion of your degree abroad in the United Kingdom.
You will expect to be immersed in a state-of-the-art studio environment, supported by archival practices and professional placements.
Please watch this webinar to learn more about the BA (Hons) Fine Art programme from our faculty and students.
Please click here to view the English programme brochure and the Chinese programme brochure.
Cultivate Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Thinking
Learn to examine issues critically from different disciplinary perspectives, questioning, evaluating and integrating ideas into cohesive responses that are authentically your own.
Add a Unique Southeast Asian Dimension to Your Art Practice
Singapore’s advantageous location in the region will enable you to plug into the dynamic arts scene of Southeast Asia, raise critical disprogramme and open new perspectives to expand the repository of artistic and cultural research of our region.
Reap the Benefits of an Unprecedented UAL-NAFA Partnership
Our NAFA honours degree in fine art has been validated by the top-ranked art and design University of the Arts London (UAL), the first partnership UAL has in offering validated programmes outside the United Kingdom. You will benefit from this prestigious partnership most tangibly through a seven-week international placement in London, where you will attend classes and workshops there to expand your learning multifold.
How to Apply
Get started on your quest to become an art & design professional today!
Apply online here from 2 October 2023 to 31 March 2024.
Keep the Application Acknowledgement for your reference and submit the required documents
Keep the Application Acknowledgement for your reference and submit the required documents for verification within five working days from the application date at:
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Campus 1 (Admissions counter at level 1)
80 Bencoolen Street
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays
Alternatively, you can email a copy of the required documents to [email protected]
Required documents for verification:
NRIC for Singapore Citizens (SC) or Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR), passport and valid
Student’s Pass card (if applicable) for international students
English qualifications (e.g. IELTS/TOEFL iBT), if applicable
Certified true copies of academic certificates and transcripts:
For NAFA Diploma students
If you are currently in your final semester, please submit your Year 3 Semester 1
For Local Polytechnic Diploma students
If you are currently in your final semester, please submit your academic transcripts
of your first 5 semesters. Subsequently, please submit your Diploma certificate and
full academic transcript (all semesters) within 5 working days from the official
For other international qualifications
Please submit your most recent school examination or preliminary examination
results, which must be certified by your school if you have not received your final
results. Subsequently, please submit your final results and certificate within 5
working days from the official release date
Make payment of the Application Fee at the cashier counter in NAFA or online
Make payment of the Application Fee at the cashier counter in NAFA or online at https://payment.nafa.edu.sg/Students
Applicants who are paying online will be required to upload the above documents during application.
Upload your portfolio here
You will receive an email from the Student Admissions Office on the details of your portfolio interview upon receipt of all required documents and portfolio.
Receive the outcome of your application via email within 4 – 6 weeks after your Portfolio Submission/Interview/Audition or Admission Test.