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Diploma in Art Teaching & Design

Diploma in Art Teaching & Design


This course aims to empower participants with a sound knowledge and skills in the learning of Art Teaching and Design and will equip students with the concepts and fundamentals of Art pedagogies in order to impart the requisite knowledge and skills to their mentees. The students will be exposed to a full range of Art management skills that is useful to succeed in today's competitive and creative Art environment. This course is ideal for students who wish to enhance their career or for those who wish to learn more about Art Teaching & Design management.

Course Duration:

This course (Full-time/Part-time) consists of  8 modules. All modules will be completed within 8 months

Course Outline:

There are 8 modules in total:
Drawing Fundamentals;
Appreciation of Art Teaching through the eyes of a child; 
Art Making Through Drama;
Drawing and Digital Media;
Visual Representation & Expression;
New Contemporary Chinese Arts and Design;
Art Management & Teaching Methodology;
- Art Teaching & Educational Pschology

Course Time

There will be 6 hours of lesson time each week(Part-time);

There will be 5 lessons x 3 hours each week(Full-time);

As for the blended mode of delivery, it will consist of 4 months of online learning delivered via our in house and 4 months of face to face classroom teaching in Singapore.

Schedule of the classes will be planned to suit the course's needs. There will be no classes conducted during public holidays and school holidays.

Teacher Students Ratio 1: <22


  • Applicants must be at least 16 years or above and fulfil the following requirements

    * Obtain at least C6 in any 3 GCE O Level subjects or at least 9 years of formal education (particularly China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, local and other), or equivalent or pass placement test of Nanyang Asia College.

    * English Language with IELTS 5.5 & above; or at least a C6 in GCE O Level English; or passed the language proficiency test of Nanyang Asia College or equivalent.

Assessment Examination: 

Paper 1: Section A 20 MCQ (Open Book) (each answer = 2 marks = 40 marks in total )    
Paper 2: Section B (50 marks in total) (Closed Book)                                                                                 
Essay Questions: To answer 2 out of 3 questions (each answer = 25marks = 50 marks in total)

Attendance/Presentation: 10 marks

Course Completion & Certification:

  • Upon completion of the 8 modules, those who fulfilled the required attendance and pass all the assessments will be awarded a Diploma in Art Teaching & Design by Nanyang Asia College.

  • Attendance must not less than 75%(Part-time)or 90%(Full-time) and not absent without valid reason for more than 7 consecutive days.