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About GDC

Greenside Design Center is an internationally acclaimed, specialist design college focused on nurturing creative and innovative thinkers. Our philosophy is based on being Different by Design in order to train graduates to bring fresh ideas and new thinking to design tasks. GDC offers a range of degrees, honours degrees and higher certificates in various design disciplines including graphic design, multimedia design and interior design.

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Why Choose Greenside Design Center:

Each of our programmes are benchmarked against local and international standards to ensure each student receives the highest level of quality design education.

Our curriculum is modelled on workplace scenarios to give students a practical understanding of how they can use their skills in the real world.

Students have access to lecturers, resources and the latest software to help them fulfil their course requirements and

What We Offer:

Graphic design courses for the visual communicators interested in learning good design principals and creating beautiful visual compositions.

Multimedia design courses for the tech-savvy individuals ready to marry their design ideas with the digital world.

Interior design courses for those that think in three dimensions and want to create spaces that positively affect

Corporate offerings in Design Thinking: GDC brings the trend of thought to South Africa, delivering a courses that use design thinking in its approach.

Teacher and Learning: The programme aims to address a shortage of skills of educators who carry the responsibility of teaching design.

Please note: Greenside Design Center does not qualify for NSFAS Bursary Fund and as are a private Higher Education Institute.

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