Higher Certificate in Art and Design

Programme overview:

Higher Certificate in Art and Design next start date Next start date: 8 February 2022
Higher Certificate in Art and Design study mode Study mode: Full-time and online part-time options
Higher Certificate in Art and Design duration Duration:
Lecture-Based Learning (LBL) Route
Minimum: 1 years (full-time)
Maximum: 3 years
Higher Certificate in Art and Design support Support: Fully supported
Higher Certificate in Art and Design learning type Learning type: Lecture Based Learning

Programme details:

NQF Level 5 | Humanities and Arts | Higher Certificate
Intake:
Semester 1: February
Semester 2: July

More information:

Entry requirements
• An equivalent foreign secondary qualification on NQF Level 4 with the SAQA Certificate of Equivalence
Or
• National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Higher Certificate study National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Higher Certificate study; or prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed
And
• Approval of an official Eduvos entrance portfolio
Programme accreditation
• Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE)
• South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
Possible career options

Graphic Design
 
• Graphic Designer
• Advertising Designer
• Illustrator
• Creative Director
• DTP Operator
• Printmaker
• Marketing Manager
• Lecturer
• Freelancer
• Packaging Designer

Digital Design
 
• Graphic Designer
• Advertising Designer
• Illustrator
• DTP Operator
• UI/UX Designer
• Web Designer
• Marketing Manager
• Freelancer
• Lecturer

Photography
 
• Portrait Photographer
• Commercial Photographer
• Scientific Photographer
• Photojournalist/News Photographer
• Freelancer
• Lecturer

3D Design
 
• Interior Designer
• Exhibition/Set Designer
• Spatial Designer
• Lecturer
• Product Designer
• 3D Illustrator
This qualification is offered at the following campuses
Midrand
Qualification structure
The Higher Certificate in Art & Design gives students the opportunity to embark on a Graphic Design academic journey within one of four specific paths: Graphic Design, Digital Design, 3D Design or Photography.

The programme consists of five mandatory core modules, two specialist compulsory modules (aligned to the path chosen) and one optional module choice (or one from the Specialist Unit from another pathway) at NQF Levels 5 totalling 120 credits.
 
This amounts to a total of 1 200 notional hours. Each module will be 15 credits