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BA Degree: Multimedia Design

SAQA ID: 71672, 360 Credits, NQF 7

The BA Multimedia Design degree is a 360 credit point qualification at NQF level 7 and consists of three years of full time study. The purpose of the programme is to develop students into competent and employable designers that specialise in digital screen-based communication including motion based visual communication systems and interactive design. The programme emphasises the ability to form, create and rationalise both design and theoretical argument, as well as the ability to implement and critique digital design processes, and realise the potential of technology as a tool for communication. The programme further provides a theoretical and practical foundation in digital communication for further study.

 

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. 

  • Access to on-campus HP Latex 115 Large format printer and printing press.

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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

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

  • Access to our on-campus specialised labs. This programme incorporates our MakersLab and VRLab

 
  • Specialized LabMakersLab
  • Specialized LabVRLab

The MakersLab gives students the chance to see their designs, ideas and innovations become a reality.

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An interactive space that helps students explore the use of Virtual and Augmented Reality in the visualizing and presentation of data.

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Admission Requirements

   

  • NQF 4 with 50% in English and a Bachelor's pass (Competency in the English language & mathematical literacy)
  • Completed Higher Certificate programme - NQF4. (Greenside Design Center)
 

Hardware Requirements

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

 

 

  • MEDIUMMedium Spec, Dell Latitude 5510, i7, 16GB
  • HIGHHigh Spec, Dell Latitude 5510, i7, 32GB

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The foundation for intense graphic and processor heavy tasks.

11th Generation Intel Core i7-11370H(12M cache, up to 4.8GHz), 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED-Backlit Non-touch Narrow Border WVA Display, Camera & Microphone, Power Button without Touch Fingerprint Reader, 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 Non-ECC RAM, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce MX450 w/2GB GDDR6 Graphics Memory, 4 Cell 54Whr Express Charge Capable Battery, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

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

11th Generation Intel Core i7-11370H (15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare LED Backlight Non-Touch Narrow Border WVA Display, Camera & Microphone, Power Button without Touch Fingerprint Reader, 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 Non-ECC RAM, WLAN, M.2 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce MX450 w/2GB GDDR6 Graphics Memory, Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit), 1Y Collect and Return Service

  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    Full Time 

    • Full Time, Contact Learning (Hybrid), 360 Credits, 3 Years

     

    * All credits are achieved via your study duration at the institute, studio time and project-based assignments.

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  • Career Options

    • Multimedia Designer
    • Digital Logo Designer
    • Animated Logo Designer
    • 2D Animator
    • Game Design
    • Web Designer
    • App Designer
    • Marketing Manager
    • Motion designers
    • Motion graphics animators.
    • Motion graphics designers
    • User Experience design /UX Designer
    • User Interface designer /UI designer
    • Data analyst
    • User Interface designer
    • User Experience designer
    • Social Media strategist
    • Front-end developer
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Our Learning Methods

Our learning methods is a technology mediated delivery model, focused on flexibility, accessibility, and academic support to provide the ultimate learning experience without compromising teaching time and quality.

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Full Time - Contact/Hybrid
Learning

A modern twist on traditional face-to-face, full-time learning. Our contact classes are delivered via Hybrid learning, providing students with the flexibility to attend on campus, virtually, or both.

Full Time, Online
Learning

Extending our reach with online only, full time learning. Our progressive technology platform and people-supported academic journey giving students access to our classes from anywhere in the world.

Part Time, Flexi Online
Learning

Designed for the working professional, our part time programmes provide you with the flexibility to manger your own schedule and pace of learning. Sessions are conducted after hours on selected weekdays, and on alternate Saturdays.

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
  • 11 July 2022
    Late Registration In Progress
    18 July 2022
    Full Time-Contact/Hybrid
  • 13 February 2023
    20 February 2023
    Full Time-Contact/Hybrid
  • 11 July 2022
    Late Registration In Progress
    18 July 2022
    Full Time, Online
  • 13 February 2023
    20 February 2023
    Full Time, Online
  • 11 July 2022
    Late Registration In Progress
    18 July 2022
    Part Time, Online
  • 13 February 2023
    20 February 2023
    Part Time, Online

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