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do you think in pictures?

Then consider a design career

BA in Creative Brand Communication

(NQF LEVEL 7) Specialising in Art Direction or Graphic Design (3 years)

Designers are inherently creative people. They bring imagination to life through their craft. And they draw inspiration from the most unlikely places.

what we teach you

what are my career options?

Learn to create in these design programmes: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Dabble in photography and learn basic digital coding skills. Choose your specialisation in year three.

Art director, graphic designer, digital designer, illustrator, publication designer, photographer, and much more. Click to explore www.whyadvertising.co.za

what's in it for me?

am i a candidate?

  • Meet cool people
  • Be mentored by legends
  • Create work that inspires
  • The potential to earn a great salary
  • A 4-week internship at an ACA-member agency

what do i need?

  • A completed creative evaluation
  • NSC with degree endorsement
  • APS: 24 if Maths was passed OR 25 if Maths Literacy was passed
    • 50% for English/Language of Instruction
    • 40% for Maths/Maths Literacy


Mature Age Exemption: Candidates who have attempted matric/Grade 12, reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration may be considered for admission. Work experience may also be considered.

You’re a candidate if you

  • enjoy and thrive working under pressure
  • can manage and control large amounts of detail
  • have good time management
  • good at working in a team
  • have an enquiring mind and good general knowledge
  • are a clear, logical and lateral thinker
  • have personal integrity
  • have a good sense of humour
  • pride yourself on your staying power and the ability to see things through

what next?

We provide you with the tools to chart an exciting career.

● Learn from the best in advertising ● Master the latest technology ● Build a portfolio ● Build a network ● Win awards that get you noticed ● Intern at leading ACA-member agencies


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