Ruth Prowse School of Art (Graphic Design)

2017-12-20 12:07:51
Cape Town
South Africa
Birkdale Avenue, 5 Elson Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7925
021 447 2492

The Diploma in Graphic Design offers you a diverse practical and theoretical exposure to enable entry into the professional field of graphic design or illustration.

Diploma in Graphic Design- three-year diploma at NQF6 with 360 credits
SAQA Qualification ID No. 49863

You will acquire a wide variety of professional skills and a thorough knowledge of visual communication in order to produce an industry ready professional portfolio in your area of specialization.

The curriculum integrates a balanced approach towards both practice and theory within an intimate class environment. The program focuses on:

  • Realisation of your full creative potential
  • Design related computer technology and software
  • Preparation to work as part of a team in a professional studio
  • Skills to also become an independent entrepreneur
  • Exposure to industry with opportunities to work shadow, engage in projects with real clients and freelance
  • Production of a professional portfolio

Time management, meeting of deadlines and the ability to work under pressure are emphasized as being crucial to success within the industry. The Graphic Design programme instills a sound work ethic through professional practice and business management skills and also allows you to establish yourself as a successful, independent designer. 

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