Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore (RCHE Singapore) is a prestigious private school in Singapore. Looking for a top private college to study abroad in Singapore? RCHE Singapore is a popular study destination for international students. More than 50% of our students are from other countries – like Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, and China. There are four schools in RCHE Singapore: Raffles Design Institute, Raffles Merchandising Institute, Raffles School of Business and Raffles Academy of Continuing Education.
Raffles Merchandising Institute (RMI)
Raffles Merchandising Institute was established in 2006. The school specialises in delivering courses that combine academic theory and hands-on practice. With this, you will graduate with the skills and knowledge you need to join the fashion or retail industry. Fashion marketing and fashion journalism courses at Raffles will not just teach you how to look for trends and run a fashion business – you will also learn how to work in teams to organise real fashion shows. Students who wish to pursue a management career in the retail scene can take a retail management advanced diploma programme.
At Raffles Merchandising Institute, you can choose to study Retail Management, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Communication and Journalism courses.
Bachelor’s Degree in Three Years
A fast-track to career success begins with an intensive education. With Raffles, you can gain an internationally-recognised degree in three years after graduating from high school. Please check with us for our accelerated programmes.
No Portfolio Required for Admission
Lacking an arts or design background? No problem. At Raffles, we offer foundation courses for those who wish to study design-related courses from scratch. And our intensive curriculum is tailored to develop your skills and talents. All you need is passion for your craft and determination to succeed.
Hate textbooks? Our merchandising courses are practice-based, so you spend more time perfecting your marketing, styling, or fashion trend-predicting skills. This will prepare you to carry out your tasks effortlessly and builds your stamina to handle simulated industry-level pressure efficiently.
Industry Projects and Internships
Enhance your employability by gaining real designing experience – and get paid too! Internships and projects are good ways for you to add industry-level works to your design portfolio. This sharpens your skills and gives you more credibility to future employers. Many of our students have been offered jobs by their employers after their internships.
Habits are contagious. When you study abroad in Singapore, you will be exposed to learning from the best people of your chosen field for maximum professional growth. The Raffles curriculum is guided by professional international lecturers with years of experience. You can also meet industry professionals through guest lectures, field trips, and career placements.
Multiple Study Destinations Available
With 100% transferable credits, you can study in participating private colleges within our network that provides your selected course. Study in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and many more countries for a truly multi-national education. Check with our education consultants for more information.
Exclusive Private Education in Singapore
Class sizes are limited to around 15-20 students. This allows lecturers to understand your problems and give detailed and constructive advice. With this environment, you can also make friends easily. Several of our students have collaborated with each other to create their own labels after graduation.
More than 50% of our students are from overseas. If making friends from around the world is your idea of a fun college life, you can find it at Raffles. Refresh your perspectives. Talk to them and swap stories of your motivations and inspirations.
Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore was awarded the EduTrust certification for four years by the Council for Private Education (CPE). The EduTrust certification scheme is a voluntary certification programme for private educational institutions in Singapore, managed by CPE. This scheme provides a means for better private education institutions to differentiate themselves as having achieved higher standards in key areas of management and provisions of educational services.
According to the provisions of Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), private schools in Singapore that recruit overseas students are required to be certified by EduTrust. Selecting an EduTrust certified school is a requirement for successful processing of an international student’s card.
Schools awarded with the EduTrust Certification must carry out:
- Management commitment and responsibility
- Responsibility for managing and monitoring the organisation
- External recruitment of quality agencies
- Student protection and support services
- Excellent academic programmes and student assessment
- Quality assurance and monitoring of results
The following necessary conditions must be satisfied before the awarding of EduTrust certification: credit rating, Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), provision of medical insurance, and compliance with terms and conditions of EduTrust.