Diploma Admissions

LASALLE offers a wide range of Diploma programmes in fine arts, design, media arts and performing arts in the Asia-Pacific region. Contemporary in focus and innovative in approach, our teaching philosophy will challenge your mind and push boundaries.

Study at our iconic campus – the region’s only integrated arts campus providing you with the exceptional benefit of interdisciplinary interaction and a holistic approach to learning in a world-class learning environment.

Diploma programmes span three years, where your technical and vocational skills as well as competence and knowledge will be developed to ensure you are industry-ready. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded with a Diploma certificate.

Thereafter, exceptional Diploma graduates may apply to enter Year 2 of a LASALLE BA (Hons) programme within the same discipline.

Our academic framework for practice-based arts education takes you through different stages of learning and levels of achievement – from developing core skills and professional practice to cultivating innovation and leadership. It aligns itself with the developments in the creative industries in Singapore to provide the sector with vocationally confident Diploma graduates.



Important dates

Start of semester: Aug 2024

For local applicants only:
Apply by 31 May 2024

Applications are closed for the following programme:
– Diploma in Fine Arts
Applications for international applicants have closed.
Applications will close once the programme seats have been filled up.

Early Admissions Exercise for August 2025 intake
The Early Admission Exercise (EAE) is an aptitude-based admissions exercise open to graduating O-Level students, final-year Nitec and Higher Nitec students from the Institute of Technical Education and graduating Integrated Programme (IP) / International Baccalaureate (IB) Year 4 students. 

This exercise allows students to apply for and receive conditional offers for admission to LASALLE prior to receiving their final grades.

Application period: 1 – 24 May 2024.

Application process:

  • Submit an online application here.
  • Upon completing your online application and application fee payment, proceed to upload your supporting documents after 1 to 2 working days.
  • To access the supporting documents checklist, click here.

Applicants will be notified of their application outcome via email by July 2024. Successful applicants should confirm acceptance of their offers by the stipulated deadline. Applicants who accept their offers at this stage will be guaranteed a place, as long as they meet the criteria stated under entry requirements for each programme.

For Diploma in Animation, Diploma Audio Production, Diploma in Broadcast Media and Diploma in Music:
Please refer to the section ‘Admission Information’ under each programme for more information about the portfolio/audition files guidelines.

For all other Diploma programmes:
Workshops will be conducted between 31 May – 7 June 2024. More details will be provided once we have received your application.


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Class Size

Our smaller classes benefit students’ learning. Indicative teacher/student ratio – 1:25.

Take the next exhilarating step with our Diploma programmes.


Get a taste of an arts education like no other. More on our Diploma, BA (Hons) and postgraduate programmes will be made accessible all under one roof at our Open House and Info Days.

Check out our world-class learning facilities, performance stages, exhibition spaces and campus life. Learn more about our programmes through our advisors. Or simply soak in the liberating creative vibes.