Frequently Asked Questions

Raffles College of Higher Education

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need to be talented in drawing to study design?

You do not need to draw well before enrolling into a design school. Whether your passion is in fashion and jewellery design, interior and product design, or creative media design, Raffles Design Institute will teach you to express your design idea from your first stroke and bring your design to life.

 

What is the minimum entry requirement for Raffles?

In Singapore:

You will need a minimum of IGCSE / GCE ‘O’ (or Equivalent) pass with 5 credits including English. Applicants who do not have a pass in English or IELTS 5.5 must take the Raffles English Placement Test.

The minimum age requirement is 16 years of age.

 

I have already completed my Diploma; can I directly apply for a Bachelor programme at Raffles?

Yes, you can apply for any Bachelor programme at Raffles. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will be extended for curriculum of learning outcomes equivalent to Raffles Advanced Diploma based on your highest qualification and portfolio assessment.
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When are your intakes?

Raffles College of Higher Education has 4 intakes in a year: January, April, July, and October.

Do keep a lookout for when applications are open!

 

Are there any loan options for student tuition fees?

Yes, there are loan options for Raffles Student Tuition Fees.

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May I apply for course transfer?

Yes, please kindly inform the Education Consultant or Student Services Executive of your decision. An admin fee of SGD$240 will be imposed for the process to begin. Please fill up the necessary forms and follow the procedure guided by the Education Consultant or Student Services Executive .

 

May I defer my studies after course commencement?

es, please kindly inform the Student Services Executive of your decision. An admin fee of SGD$240 will be imposed for the process to begin. Please fill up the necessary forms and follow the procedure guided by the Student Services Executive.

Deferment of Studies before course commencement has no penalty. Please kindly inform the Education Consultant you are liaising with about your decision to defer your studies. No Admin fees are required. Please fill up the necessary forms as guided by the Education Consultant.

 

Are there any scholarships or bursaries at Raffles?

Raffles College of Higher Education offers Top Student Awards* upon completion of the Rafflesa Advanced Diplomas. In recognition of your academic excellence during your course of study, the Top Student Awards will be utilised in your Top-Up Degree course fee.

*The College reserves the right to determine the amount of Top Student Awards for each graduating cohort.

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