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The Academy of Design and Innovation (ADI), ex Fashion and Design Institute operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives, and its aim is to promote excellence in design education, foster innovation, and provide consultancy and research services in the region.

The organisation rest on a solid base in design education since the year 1995, a synthesis of major actors of the sector in 2009 propelled the body to a tertiary education status catering to the industry needs in human capital in the design field as well as providing industry
development and business consultancy. The Academy emphasises with the development of the sustainable goals that are required
in the design sector which will additionally promote excellence for the creative economy, encompassing the field of, graphic, digital, and multimedia design, fashion and textiles, build environment; architecture, arts and crafts as well as jewellery.

Paving an ecological and sustainable environment through education and innovation is the focus of the academy, whereby the achievement is rewarded by certificates, diplomas, degrees, and honorary degrees at the higher education level locally or internationally.

The programmes on offer are as follows:

Department of Foundation Studies
•Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design
•Pearson BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media Practice
Higher National Diploma in Art and Design
•Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Art and Design (Art Practice)
•Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Art and Design (Fashion)
•Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Art and Design (Graphic Design)
•Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Art and Design (Digital Design)
BA Programme
•BA (Hons) Interior Design
BA (Top up) Programmes
•BA ( Hons) Art & Design
•BA ( Hons) Fashion & Textiles
•BA (Hons) Graphic Design with Animation
Online Courses developed with the support of Commonwealth wealth of Learning,
Vancouver, Canada
•Typography and Printing
•Basic Interior Design
•Sustainable packaging
•Basic surface ornamentation
•Constructed Textiles
•Basic Jewelry Design
•Basic Fashion Design
•Creative Artifact (Materials and Natural Fibres)
•Digital Photography
•Product Design- Fashion Accessories, Fashionable bag Design
•Illustration- Manual, Digital (Caricatures, Animation, Manga)
•Fancy jewelry Making and Design
Non-Award MQA Approved Short Courses
•Fancy Jewellery (120 Hours)
•Basic Stone Setting (60 Hours)
•Garment Manufacturing Course (60 Hours)
•Industrial Pattern Construction for Children’s Wear (60 Hours)
•Industrial Pattern Construction for Men’s Wear (60 Hours)
•Industrial Pattern Construction for Ladies Wear (60 Hours)
•Adobe Photoshop (60 Hours)
•Adobe Illustrator (60 Hours)
•Digital Photography (60 Hours)