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Undergraduate Studies in South Africa 2020

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Elizabeth Galloway Academy Of Fashion

The programme at its core is devised to engage the student in the practical, written and theoretical aspects of Design and Product Development. This foundation of the Fas ... [+]

DEGREE IN FASHION DESIGN PURPOSE

The programme at its core is devised to engage the student in the practical, written and theoretical aspects of Design and Product Development. This foundation of the Fashion Design Process is underpinned by a robust selection of courses and modules that includes study and practice in Creative Computing, Textiles Understanding and Development, Business and Retail Theory and Practice, and design management. The programme is planned to stimulate critical thinking and professional methodology, with contextual studies covering topics of cultural, historical and contemporary practice and theory in fashion design.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted to the BA in Fashion Design, applicants must:... [-]

South Africa Cape Town
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences

All things physical and digital require a consideration for the people that use them. Our SCHOOL OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES trains practitioners to design and develop a dia ... [+]

Bachelor of Interaction Design NQF 7

SAQA ID: 99355

All things physical and digital require a consideration for the people that use them. Our SCHOOL OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES trains practitioners to design and develop a dialogue between the user and the product.

The INTERACTION DESIGN degree at Open Window is the first of its kind locally, offering innovative study in the diverse and rapidly evolving fields of Interactive Development, Interaction Design and 3D Design.

This degree provides the graduate with a sustainable career in these dynamic and emerging fields, by providing specialisation in a discipline of choice, while still allowing for significant exposure in a range of related skills across the design and development industries.... [-]

South Africa Pretoria
Open Enrollment
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences

THE MOVING IMAGE is the fastest growing sector of the visual arts worldwide. The audio-visual experience is now at the heart of every mass communication medium. The Open ... [+]

Bachelor of Film Arts NQF 7

SAQA ID: 94670

The FILM ARTS programme offers an exciting immersion in audio-visual communication, with a wide range of skills that enable students to work in tomorrow’s demanding time-based media environment. Emphasis is placed on narrative and storytelling across all audio-visual moving image “platforms”. The programme is designed to offer the graduate a sustainable career by focusing on an area of specialisation while encouraging an interdisciplinary audio-visual awareness. Majors include Motion Design, Game Design, 3D Animation, Screenwriting, Production Design, Sound Design, Screen Acting and Film & Television.

This approach provides a flexibility that promotes lateral thinking in arriving at innovative problem-solving solutions in the corporate, entertainment and art environments. Students are made aware of the technological, socio-economic, cultural, and political context of issues facing tomorrow’s audio-visual communicator in Africa and abroad. This qualification is intended for scriptwriters, broad base producer/director filmmakers, sound designers, 3D animators, motion designers, game designers, production designers and screen actors.... [-]

South Africa Pretoria
Open Enrollment
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences

VISUAL COMMUNICATION is integral to all contemporary media and forms the backbone upon which both the applied arts and fine arts environments are built. The Open Window V ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design NQF 7

SAQA ID: 60470The programme is designed to offer the graduate a sustainable career by focusing on an area of specialisation in one or two of the above fields whilst encouraging interdisciplinary awareness through a wide selection of skills-based modules. This approach provides a flexibility that promotes broad thinking and interdisciplinary articulation within a student’s chosen field(s) of study.

Our graduates are able to solve problems in the rapidly developing applied arts arena. Particular emphasis is placed on contextualising creative practices and trends within the relevant discourses of technological, socioeconomic, cultural and political arenas in order to ensure that graduates have the ability to contribute as responsible visual communicators. This qualification is intended for photographers, graphic designers, creative directors, copywriters and illustrators.... [-]

South Africa Pretoria
Open Enrollment
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Vega School of Brand Leadership

The BA in Strategic Brand Communication develops students in strategic thinking and planning for a broad range of communication industries. The programme develops strateg ... [+]

BA Strategic Brand Communication Degree

The BA in Strategic Brand Communication develops students in strategic thinking and planning for a broad range of communication industries. The programme develops strategic skills in identifying, exploring, analyzing and solving brand communication challenges through the development and implementation of accountable and original brand communication strategies. To this end, the programme also trains students in the practice of channel planning, digital strategy, and project management.

Modules

Year 1

Critical Thinking and Media Studies 1 Strategic Brand Communication 1 Business Communication and Digital Media 1 Principles of Innovation Brand Communication Project Management ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg Durban Cape Town Pretoria  + 1 More
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Vega School of Brand Leadership

The BA in Creative Brand Communications develops creative thinking, problem-solving skills, concept development, and crafting of brand communication in a chosen core disc ... [+]

BA Creative Brand Communications Degree

The BA in Creative Brand Communications develops creative thinking, problem-solving skills, concept development, and crafting of brand communication in a chosen core discipline. The programme also develops critical thinking skills and real-world insight into creative brand communication strategy. Throughout the degree students work in multi-disciplinary teams engaging in real-world brand challenges and industry briefs providing innovative solutions and strategic creative executions. Students graduate with an industry ready portfolio in copywriting, multimedia design or visual communication exhibited at the annual student showcase, followed by an internship.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg Durban Cape Town Pretoria  + 1 More
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Vega School of Brand Leadership

The BA Honours in Strategic Brand Communication explores the nature of creative and strategic thinking and the development of innovative and accountable communication str ... [+]

BA Honours in Strategic Brand Communication

The BA Honours in Strategic Brand Communication explores the nature of creative and strategic thinking and the development of innovative and accountable communication strategies for brand building. Students engage with various brand identity and architecture models, consumer insights, research methodologies, strategic models, brand communication tools, channel and media planning options, and stakeholder relationship management. Students will specialize in strategy development and acquire skills that can be utilized in brand organizations as well as communications consultancies and agencies. The research methodology module enables the student to pursue research in an area of particular interest.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg Durban Cape Town Pretoria  + 1 More
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Vega School of Brand Leadership

The newly evolved BA Honours in Creative Brand Communications will equip you with advanced strategic thinking skills, an academic platform for further studies into a Mast ... [+]

BA Honours in Creative Brand Communications

Bordeaux, Cape Town and Durban campuses only

The newly evolved BA Honours in Creative Brand Communications will equip you with advanced strategic thinking skills, an academic platform for further studies into a Masters programme and higher order conceptual and creative communication skills. The purpose of the programme is to develop a portfolio of professional creative work (in the domain of Copywriting, Multimedia Design, and Visual Communication) illustrative of resilient solutions to complex brand communication challenges and an advanced set of skills in the execution thereof. The ability to apply innovative thinking to multiplex problems is what our industry looks for in those passionate about their craft.... [-]

South Africa Durban Cape Town Johannesburg Pretoria  + 1 More
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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The Design School Southern Africa

​​​​The Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Graphic Design is aimed at students who desire to engage with graphic design on a higher intellectual and professional level. ... [+]

BA Honours Degree in Graphic Design

The Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Graphic Design is aimed at students who desire to engage with graphic design on a higher intellectual and professional level. It allows students to specialize in a sub-discipline within graphic design and prepare them for further post-graduate study in the field of design.

This qualification combines the application of theory and basic research practice to direct the reach of design solutions more specifically at an intended target market and deliver a visual message effectively for maximum impact. Students will learn to challenge conventional design thinking to develop and apply more refined and innovative thinking processes which consider the impact and effectiveness of proposed solutions.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg Pretoria Durban
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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The Design School Southern Africa

The IIE BA Degree in Interior Design has specifically been designed to meet the requirements of the challenging and expanding fields of interior design such as corporate, ... [+]

BA Interior Design

The IIE BA Degree in Interior Design has specifically been designed to meet the requirements of the challenging and expanding fields of interior design such as corporate, retail, hospitality, exhibition and residential design.

This qualification provides students with a clear understanding of three-dimensional design analysis, scale/proportion, spatial sequence and other architectural components. Students are encouraged to develop a thorough and imaginative approach to creative problem-solving in the context of any human environment.

Lateral design approaches are developed in which briefs are solved at a variety of levels and with an integrated experimental approach to problem-solving. Design briefs encourage students to engage with design influences such as economics, ergonomics, anthropometrics, cultural influences, social context, and location. Students will also be introduced to various interior design applications including drawing, presentation, surveying, material studies, construction, specifying, context and history of design, draughting and computer-aided design (CAD).... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg Pretoria Durban
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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The Design School Southern Africa

The IIE BA degree in Fashion Design is a comprehensive three-year degree aimed at students who want to enter the fashion industry. This qualification has a strong relevan ... [+]

BA Fashion Design

The IIE BA degree in Fashion Design is a comprehensive three-year degree aimed at students who want to enter the fashion industry. This qualification has a strong relevance for Southern Africa but has also been designed to meet international needs and standards. Our philosophy is to develop the innate creativity of our students so that they may find their studies enriching and rewarding and gain confidence whilst enhancing their design, business, research and academic skills at the same time.

Concept development and design

Students are taught the various stages of the fashion design process using a hands-on approach. Students learn how to develop and visualise concepts for various themes, ranges, styles and target audiences. At third-year level students are required to research, analyse and interpret forecasted fashion trends and be client focused while combining their knowledge of advanced pattern and garment construction techniques with the design of their own range. Each student is guided in developing a professional portfolio for presentation to potential employers.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg Pretoria Durban
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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The Design School Southern Africa

The Graphic Design Industry represents one of the largest industries within applied visual arts. This gives people with the right qualification a wide range of excellent ... [+]

BA Graphic Design

The Graphic Design Industry represents one of the largest industries within applied visual arts. This gives people with the right qualification a wide range of excellent career prospects.

The IIE BA degree in Graphic Design is an intensive three-year full-time qualification, designed to supply students with a sound platform from which to enter this dynamic and expanding field.

The aim of the programme is to develop flexible, creative-minded individuals capable of working within this rapidly evolving discipline. It exposes students to the entire design process and offers a holistic approach to graphic design as a creative career.

Students will learn to apply the correct equipment, materials, and techniques to a range of processes, utilizing both computer graphics and traditional techniques.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg Pretoria Durban
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The purpose of a BA (Law) degree is to allow the student to acquire knowledge of the South African legal system, private law, constitutional law and customary law. ... [+]

The purpose of a BA (Law) degree is to allow the student to acquire knowledge of the South African legal system, private law, constitutional law and customary law. In addition to this, the student will be able to take courses in aspects of the Arts and Social Sciences. Furthermore, the student will be exposed to languages and language structure.

The minimum period of study for the degree is three (3) years on a full-time basis.

Modules completed in the BA (Law) degree will count towards module credits in a subsequent LLB degree.

Career opportunities (without an LLB degree): State legal advisor Corporate legal advisor Court personnel Office personnel in a law firm

For information regarding application requirements for the faculty of Law, please click here... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The BA Strategic Communication (Marketing Communication) degree is a unique qualification that has been developed to empower you with the knowledge that is essential to s ... [+]

The current era is characterized by a shift to Strategic Communication, which is a dynamic and evolving field. Whereas previously, Corporate Communication, Marketing Communication, Public Relations and Management Communication were seen as separate fields, Strategic Communication has attempted to transcend these distinctions. The environment in which most organizations and businesses operate necessitates the ability to adapt to the pace of change, economic instability, the shift of power away from traditional authority and the impact of technology on every aspect of human existence.

The BA Strategic Communication (Marketing Communication) degree is a unique qualification that has been developed to empower you with the knowledge that is essential to succeed in the industry. This degree provides both practical and theoretical knowledge relating to the communication practitioner’s role in achieving organizational goals, and facilitating stakeholder relationships, reputation management, change management, employee engagement and media relations. These dimensions are explored within a broader global, governmental, business, society and individual context.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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University of Johannesburg

The BA Strategic Communication (Corporate Communication) degree is a unique qualification that has been developed to empower the learner with the knowledge that is essent ... [+]

The current era is characterized by a shift to Strategic Communication, which is a dynamic and evolving field. Whereas previously, Corporate Communication, Marketing Communication, Public Relations and Management Communication were seen as separate fields, Strategic Communication has attempted to transcend these distinctions. The environment in which most organizations and businesses find themselves necessitates the ability to adapt to the pace of change, economic instability, the shift of power away from traditional authority and the impact of technology on every aspect of human existence.

The BA Strategic Communication (Corporate Communication) degree is a unique qualification that has been developed to empower the learner with the knowledge that is essential to succeed in the industry. This degree provides both practical and theoretical knowledge relating to the communication practitioner’s role in achieving organizational goals, and facilitating stakeholder relationships, reputation management, change management, employee engagement and media relations. These dimensions are explored within a broader global, governmental, business, society and individual context.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Read more in English