LASALLE College of the Arts

Introduction

About LASALLE College of the Arts

LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore is a leading tertiary institution in cutting edge contemporary arts and design education and practice. The college offers over 30 diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in fine arts, design communication, interior design, product design, film, animation, fashion, dance, music, theatre,arts management, arts pedagogy and practice, art therapy and Asian art histories.

Its faculty is led by a community of award-winning artists, designers, educators and researchers, and their practice-led research sets LASALLE apart as an international centre of excellence. Critically acclaimed alumni form the core of the cultural and creative sectors in Singapore and increasingly, internationally.

Founded in 1984 by De La Salle Brother Joseph McNally –a visionary artist and educator – LASALLE is a not-for-profit, private educational institution. LASALLE receives tuition grant support from the Singapore Ministry of Education.Its degree programmes are validated by Goldsmiths, University of London.

POSTGRADUATE STUDIES IN LASALLE

LASALLE College of the Arts is an arts school renowned for its contemporary art practice, delivery of award-winning artists and designers, firm commitment to artist education and nurturing of arts research in Singapore. LASALLE produces thinking and reflexive graduates who are not afraid to access the global creative industries hence we have many students working internationally from theatre, film to design.

We are uniquely located in Singapore, a world leading global financial, economic and cultural hub. A graduate education here brings you closer to developing a deep understanding of cultural and economic links not only between the East and the West but also with the Singapore’s hinterland of Southeast Asia and East Asia.

LASALLE’s campus is at the heart of Singapore’s arts and heritage districts drawing from migrants and colonial histories from India, China and the Malay Archipelago. Surrounded by prestigious museums, galleries, design centres and performing arts venues adjacent to the financial and business centres of Singapore, an education at LASALLE brings the creative sector immediately into the classroom, through lectures and learning visits, where you develop quick and lifelong networks with international artists, curators, arts managers, designers and cultural workers.

At LASALLE, you get a top quality education through the opportunity to work with a community of emerging artists, designers, curators, performers and academics in creating new opportunities and outlooks to your research and practice and more importantly, to develop path-breaking research between theory and practice. You will be supported by LASALLE’s curatorial division, the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, founded on the principle of curating and exhibiting contemporary art and exploring its practices of making, and the boutique research-orientated arts library, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Library, in your journey of research and practice.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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