Design is everywhere. It impacts the spaces we inhibit, the furniture we choose, the clothes we wear, the merchandise we purchase, the websites we surf, the advertisements that persuade and the logos that identify!
The Academy of Design - Colombo, A leading higher education institution renowned for adhering to high standards and quality in higher education offers a distinct local route for Sri Lankan students to obtain an International Degree in Design. The Academy situated downtown Colombo, across the road from the Cricket Club Café and surrounded by the Paradise Road Gallery, The British Council and many other galleries provides an interesting atmosphere for the students. It is a Centre of Excellence for Design studies and provides excellent opportunities for classroom learning and independent studies and research supported by its international curriculum and teaching faculty from around the world.
The educational programs offered at the Academy prepare you for a career in the design field of your choice. While the actual range of careers depend on the area of study, each program gives you the skills you need to work as a professional artist or designer in an array of businesses and organizations. The particular descriptions of each program offer you many professional opportunities in the fields of Fashion Design, Graphic Design or Interior Design.
The curriculum for each program of study is consistent with the standards of education internationally.
The studio model followed by the Academy in its teaching requires students to participate in both informal critiques and formal jury presentations where they must discuss and defend their design decisions before their peers, instructors, and outside evaluations.
The program at the Academy is logically sequenced to provide systematic learning and to reinforce important concepts as students proceed through the program.