Diploma Admissions


Diploma Admissions

LASALLE offers a wide range of diploma programmes in art, design, media and performance in the Asia-Pacific. Contemporary in focus and innovative in approach, we have a teaching philosophy where practice and theory will challenge your mind and push boundaries. Our iconic campus is the region’s only integrated arts campus that will provide you with the exceptional benefit of interdisciplinary interaction and a holistic approach to learning in a world-class technology-enabled environment. Diploma programmes span from Level 1 to Level 3, where your technical and vocational skills and competence and knowledge will be developed to ensure you are industry-ready to support the diverse fields of the creative industries. Upon successful completion, students are awarded with a Diploma certificate. Students who have successfully completed the LASALLE Diploma can apply to enter Level 2 of a LASALLE degree programme within the same area.

Our smaller classes benefit students’ learning. For the indicative class size of our Programmes, please download this document (127kb).


LASALLE’s academic framework for practice-based arts education takes students through different stages of learning and levels of achievement – from developing core skills and professional practice to cultivating innovation and leadership. The academic framework resonates with overarching developments in the creative industries in Singapore providing the sector with vocationally confident Diploma graduates to ensure the value-chain for the creative industries is adequately supported. Diploma Level 1 introduces core skills before specialising in visual or performing arts disciplines. The programmes are designed to help identify students’ creative talents.

Category Diploma Bachelor
Academic Qualifications Requirements GCE ‘O’ Level – 5 subjects credits (includes English)
recognised international equivalent*
GCE ‘A’ Level – 2 subjects/H2 subjects and a pass in General Paper
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or recognised international equivalent*
Diploma Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Visual Arts
(GCE ‘A’ Level – 2 subjects/H2 subjects and a pass in General Paper with no Arts background)
Diploma Level 2
Diploma Level 3
Diploma Award BA(Hons) Level 1
  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Level 2
  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Level 3
  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Award

* Please refer to Diploma Entry Requirements for the full list of internationally recognised qualifications.

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