Specialist Diploma in Digital Design (UI/UX)
Intakes: January, April, July, October

Technology along with empathy transcends to create transparent designs. Create your own digital footprint of great user interface and user experience (UI/UX)!

Level - Fundamentals

Ideal for those looking to pursue a career as a creative in the digital space, E-commerce, or startups. Fast track your career in becoming an industry-ready UI/UX and Web designer!

Programme Outcome

Attain all the necessary skill sets to conceptualise, programme and execute UI/UX design works across various range of mediums and design softwares.

user interface and user experience

About the Programme

UI/UX is a Process, Not a Product!

Acquire the expertise to create and launch your own user interface and user experience design digitally on E-commerce platforms like websites and mobile apps.

At the end of the programme, you will be competent to execute digital and graphic designs that are applicable to E-commerce platforms. You will have experience on videography, web and mobile app development too.


User Experience and User Interface Design

Understand how users interact with digital products and E-commerce platforms


Creative Software Knowledge

Design graphics using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and XD


Implement Design Thinking

Learn the origin and concept of design thinking and apply it to your design process

What will you learn?

User Interface Design
Design mobile applications and app development terms such as API, Push notifications, and others. Using Adobe Xd, transform wireframes and mobile application prototypes into a functional mobile application.
Web Development and Design
Understand the construction of a design brief, web hosting, and web launching. Using Adobe Dreamweaver, learn basic web programming languages like HTML and CSS.
Art Direction And Videography
Create a shot plan by breaking down a script or scene. Plan type, position, and number of cameras, types of lens, filters, and lights. Also manage the roles of the director of photography, cameraman, and light designer.
Design Thinking for Digital Marketing
Strategise ads using the non-linear iterative design thinking methodology. Be introduced to the basics of Persona building, Empathy mapping, Idea generation, and Prototyping of ads.
Graphic Design Essentials

Use Adobe Photoshop to learn about the characteristics of visuals such as size, resolution, and colour profile. Have the knowledge and skill to manipulate and enhance visuals.

Graphic Illustrations

Prepare basic illustrations and graphics for the purpose of building new packaging designs and print works using Adobe Illustrator.

Programme Fees

SGD $9,095 (Inclusive of GST)

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January, April, July, October

Programme Duration

Full Time: 6 months, 5 days a week

Part Time: 15 months, 2 days a week

Intakes Yearly


Career Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer / Packaging Designer
  • Art Director / Creative Director
  • Brand Consultant / Manager
  • Web Designer
  • Designpreneur

Entry Requirements

Specialist Diploma level

Direct Entry
Applicants will be enrolled directly into Specialist Diploma programmes if they meet the following criteria:

  • Singaporean and Singapore PR applicants: 3 GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English with minimum C6 grade for each subject, or equivalent
  • 18 years old and above
  • Foreign applicants: Completion of Grade 10 taught in English or completion of Grade 10 not taught in English with minimum IELTS score of 5 or minimum TOEFL score of 55, or equivalent


Conditional Entry
Applicants will be given conditional entry into Specialist Diploma programmes based on the following criteria:

  • Submission of a design portfolio subjected to assessment by FMDS Academic Team AND
  • Submission of resume and Letter(s) of Identity from employer(s) for matured candidates of minimum 25 years of age with a minimum of 2 years of working experience in a related field AND
  • Completion of the FMDS Design Foundation programme with a minimum Credit grade

Funding Info

  • All workshops are eligible for Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) deduction.
  • All prices are subject to GST.
  • All fees listed are indicative and subject to change as determined by First Media Design School.
  • First Media Design School reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove the course fees of the stipulated course(s) without prior notice.