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BA Honours Degree: Multimedia Design

SAQA ID: 93875, 120 Credits, NQF 8

Multimedia Design at GDC is concerned primarily with interactive design and motion graphics. Interactive design includes applications development, web design, and physical computing; whilst motion graphics includes animated graphics and corporate identities, and title sequences. As a Bachelor Honours degree, the purpose of this programme is to consolidate and deepen the student’s expertise in Multimedia Design, to develop research capacity and the application of the discipline’s methodologies and techniques in terms of theory and practice. The programme is focused on preparing students for both academic and design leadership by focusing on individuality, independence and complexity.

 

 

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

GDC Students who have completed their Degree will need 65% average and 65% in CS in the relevant field of study.

Students from other institution need to go to through an RPL process to assess their level of previous learning.

 

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 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

  • Pricing & Payment Options

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  • Duration

    Full Time 

    • Full Time, Contact Learning (Hybrid), 12 Months, 120 credits
    • Full Time, Online Learning,12 Months, 120 credits
    • Classes from Monday to Friday, +- 20 hours/week

    Part-Time 

    • Part Time, Flexi Online Learning, min 12 Months, Max 24 Months, 120 credits
    • Classes conducted after hours over 2-3 sessions/week (on selective Saturdays)

    * Class structures are subject to change without notification. 

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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
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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 8 BA Honours Degree In Multimedia 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, ISTD
  • International exposure by means of possible student exchanges, International Verifiers and Board members of Cumulus PADI , IFI, Ico-D (See accreditations page)

 

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.

#Flexibility

#AnywhereAnytime

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#StudentSupport

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.

Module One:

  • Minor Design Module - Students develop a design concept through an understanding of the intended users, electronic media, technology platforms and processes, and the intended function of the design.

 


 

Module Two:

  • Major Design Module - Students are expected to question, develop and address the nature and characteristics of a complex design problem and to establish the functional, contextual, visual and technological basis for a design response. Students produce substantial design solutions that are resolved, technically sound, sustainable, and responsible. 

 


 

Module Three:

  • Critical Studies research paper - Students are required to present and finalise a research paper (long essay) of approximately six thousand words. The research topics and areas of study will be driven through individual student research interests as they apply to their specific design orientations and in consultation with Critical studies lecturers.

 

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
    Type
  • 31 January 2022
    07 February 2022
    Full Time, Contact

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