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BA Degree: Interior Design Programme

SAQA ID: 63009, 360 Credits, NQF 7 

Greenside Design Center’s BA interior design course was created with student’s creative problem solving skills in mind. With an emphasis on how the craft has the potential to affect our responses to our environments, GDC’s interior design courses train students to think conceptually, frame design problems through research and analysis and design solutions that are innovative, socially responsible and technically resolved.

 

Features and Benefits

  • Learn critical industry required skills plus the industry-standard software suite including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign with a 1-year student license. 

       

  • Get a free Office 365 Education A1 license, valid for the duration of your studies. 

  • HP Latex 115 Large format printer

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  • Showcase of student work at our annual design showcase and annual Date Night where potential industry partners are invited. 

  • Access to local and international student award entries

  • Industry exposure from top industry key players

  • Lecturing staff that are highly qualified professionals in their related fields

  • Printing press

  • Job placement assistance through our industry network and online recruitment portal, exclusively available to The Greenside Design Center.

 

Admission Requirements

   

  • NQF 4 with 50% in English and a Bachelor's pass (Competency in the English language & mathematical literacy)
 

Hardware Requirements

Please note that you are required to have your own computer for this qualification. AIE, in partnership with Dell and TripleH committed to supplying every student with a Dell laptop to support our DigitalCampus initiative. Available exclusively to AIE students, devices can now be financed with your tuition fees. We provide three models:

 

 

  • MEDIUMMedium Spec, Dell Latitude 3510, i7, 8GB
  • HIGHHigh Spec, Dell Latitude 3510, i7, 16GB

R18 000.00

The foundation for intense graphic and processor heavy tasks.

10th Generation Intel Core i7-10510U (4 Core, 8M cache, base 1.8GHz, to 4.9GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch, Camera & Microphone, Power Button with Touch Fingerprint Reader, 8GB,1x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, DDR4, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, 1Nvidia GeForce MX230 w/2GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory, 4 Cell 53Whr Express Charge Capable Battery, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

R19 500.00

Same foundation, more memory...for those who want to get a little more serious.

10th Generation Intel Core i7-10510U (4 Core, 5.6" FHD WVA (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare Non-Touch, Camera & Microphone, Power Button with Touch Fingerprint Reader, 16GB,2x8GB, DDR4 Non-ECC, 15.6" LCD Display Back Cover, WLAN, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce MX230 w/2GB GDDR5 Graphics Memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

  • Duration

    Full Time 

    • 3 Years, 360 credits
    • All credits are achieved via your study duration at the institute, studio time and project-based assignments. 
  • Career Options

    • Kitchen Design
    • Draughtsman
    • Furniture Design
    • Lighting Design
    • Exhibition Design
    • Art Director
    • Set Design
    • Housing Development Design
    • Interior Architectural Plans
    • Domestic Designer - Housing
    • Shop Fitting Design
    • Restaurant and Bar Design
    • Retail Designer
    • Conference Centres
    • Hotel, Lodge and Casino Design 
    • Interior Lighting Specialist Designer
    • Interior rendering specialist
    • Visual merchandiser
    • Design Thinker
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What you get

This qualification is designed to provide the student with multiple certificates
and qualifications,  both locally and internationally recognised by industry for maximum employability.

 

On completion the student will earn: 

  • NQF level 7 BA Degree In Interior Design

Additionaly you also get

  • Portfolio of Evidence (worldclass)
  • Access to all Adobe Software
  • Access to All Microsoft software
  • Access to Large-Format Printers
  • Industry exposure by means of guest lectures, live briefs, date night, end-of-year exhibition
  • Competitions: Loeries, Pendoring, Adobe Achievers 
  • International exposure by means of possible student exchanges, International Verifiers and Board members of Cumulus PADI , IFI, Ico-D (See accreditations page)

 

asd myGDC Hybrid Learning allows us to teach in parallel both virtual students and students on campus. Our Full-time Students will now have the choice of attending their class on campus, attend their virtual class from home or a combination of both, giving our students the ultimate flexibility without compromising teaching time and quality.

#AnywhereAnytime

Have all your classes ready to be downloaded and watched, anytime, anywhere.

#NoStudentLeftBehind

Never miss a classs because of health, traffic, or transport issues.

#Flexibility

A personalized class schedule, attend class on campus, virtually or both.

Full Time, Hybrid Learning

A traditional method of full time learning with a modern-day add-on. Reach your full potential through our myWay Hybrid Learning Full Time classes. These classes can be attended on campus, virtually or both. This method gives each student the ultimate flexibility to combine on campus and virtual lecturers based on their individual preferences.

Online, Virtual Learning

We have re-defined online learning. Our myWay Online Learning ensures that the student is supported by technology and people throughout his academic journey. We focus on a blended learning approach, combining online Virtual Classrooms, at home exercises, activities and project-based assignments bundled with fully developed video lectures, all managed by our student learning platform.

First Year:

  • Principles and Theory of Design I
  • Communications I
  • Technology and Professional Practice I
  • Critical Studies I

 


 

Second Year:

  • Principles and Theory of Design II 
  • Communications II   
  • Technology and Professional Practice II  
  • Critical Studies II 

 


 

Third Year (Exit Level):

  • Principles and Theory of Design III 
  • Communications III   
  • Technology and Professional Practice III  
  • Critical Studies III 

 

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 28 June 2021
    05 July 2021
    Full Time

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