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01 Jun 2011

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

Established in 1938, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts is Singapore’s pioneer arts education institution. Widely recognised in Southeast Asia, NAFA’s reputation is founded on its innovative curriculum and teaching approaches, as well as its diverse artistic creations. NAFA receives polytechnic-level funding from the Ministry of Education, Singapore.

NAFA offers the following specialised programmes under the School of Art and Design, School of Arts Management, Dance and Theatre, and School of Music:

  • 3D Design
  • Arts Management
  • Interdisciplinary arts
  • Design and Media
  • Fine Art
  • Fashion Studies
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theatre

The Academy conducts a comprehensive range of full-time diploma courses and delivers degree programmes in partnership with reputable universities from Singapore and the UK. Courses are taught by an international faculty of academics and leading arts practitioners who are passionate about imparting lifelong skills in the arts. Courses are designed to enable students to think critically, creatively and independently and at the same time master important technical skills in a disciplined and structured pace. Engagement and partnerships with industry, the arts community and cultural organisations are regular features and part of the learning process to help our students acquire a repertoire of complex skills-set and knowledge.

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