Raffles College of Design and Commerce

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Raffles College of Design and Commerce is based in Sydney, Australia, and delivers specialised Certificate and Bachelor's degrees in Design, Arts and Visual Communication.

Raffles College of Design and Commerce was founded in 1978, making it one of the longest-established art schools in Sydney. It was located in North Sydney until moving to Parramatta at the beginning of 2015. In 2004 it was acquired by the Raffles Education Corporation from Singapore and adopted the new name of Raffles KvB Institute until rebranding to the current name in August 2007. The college currently delivers courses in Sydney as well as internationally through its network of associate colleges.[1]


Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communication) (3 years)

Choice of 4 majors:

Bachelor of Design (3 years)

Choice of 5 majors:

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Multimedia Design

Certificate IV in Visual Arts (1 year)
Diploma of Applied Fashion and Technology[2]


Raffels' accreditation expired March 2016 for their Associate Degree of Commerce, Bachelor of Accountancy, Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Certificate in Commerce, Graduate Diploma of Commerce, and Master of Design.[3] The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) placed a condition on accreditation requiring on-line and physical library holdings and resources be aquirred.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.raffles.edu.au/
  2. ^ "Raffles College home page". Retrieved 29 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Raffles College Pty Ltd". TEQSA. Retrieved 29 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Imposing a condition on accreditation" (PDF). TEQSA. 9 June 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2017. 

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Coordinates: 33°50′20.15″S 151°12′31″E / 33.8389306°S 151.20861°E / -33.8389306; 151.20861