Bachelor's Degree in Design in Africa

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A Bachelor's degree can lead educational doors, provide opportunity for career advancement, or lay the groundwork for the pursuit of an advanced degree. Our goal is to help prospective students navigate the program selection process successfully. We do things easy by streamlining the search.

Generally speaking, design involves several skills to build unique products and solutions for both public and private sector organizations. Design experts bring together creativity, innovating thinking, analytical talents and problem solving to plan and construct objects, concepts, or processes in many different circumstances.

 

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Bachelor of Design specialising in Jewellery Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Jewellery Designers translate cultural meaning and individual values into beautiful tangible objects. Jewellery Designers interpret trends and styles by tapping into creative culture, art and fashion. Jewellery designers have a broad understanding of the tension between aesthetics, market needs, social dynamics and business success. [+]

Bachelors in Design in Africa 2017. Jewellery Designers translate cultural meaning and individual values into beautiful tangible objects. Jewellery Designers interpret trends and styles by tapping into creative culture, art and fashion. Jewellery designers have a broad understanding of the tension between aesthetics, market needs, social dynamics and business success. Inscape Jewellery Designers learn about traditional visualisation techniques fused with new technologies, materials and production methods. They become competent in operating professional hardware and software tools, while experimenting with new innovations in the jewellery design field. Graduates enter their profession as Studio Jewellery Designers (from concept, prototyping to production), Visualisation / draugting specialists (providing technical solutions and graphic renderings) and Product Managers (coordinating the process of designing, creating and marketing). Inscape Jewellery Designers receive a solid grounding in understanding human science and how it relates to the jewellery design field – setting them up as thought leaders in this culturally and economically rich industry. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Ideation Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

An idea generator understands global issues and wants to debate them. They are curiously intellectual, highly collaborative and good at communicating. A design researcher works as part of a multidisciplinary team to identify needs and requirements, define strategy and solve problems for clients. [+]

An idea generator understands global issues and wants to debate them. They are curiously intellectual, highly collaborative and good at communicating. A design researcher works as part of a multidisciplinary team to identify needs and requirements, define strategy and solve problems for clients. Responsibilities would include; innovative planning, designing and conducting research activities including ethnographic interviews, competitive analysis, organisational research and usability testing, analysing results and synthesizing research findings into design requirements and goals and communicating insights from research to clients to ensure potential design solutions are provided for identified businesses and individual users alike. Employment would be found in established design studios, corporate environments and as a freelance consultant dealing with ideation projects and developmental initiatives. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Fashion Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Fashion Designers define individuals, communities, cultures and sub-cultures through the creative use of textiles. They understand current trends and the way people use clothing to express their humanity and individuality. Graduates can conceptualise design solutions, draft and manipulate patterns and construct garments for all types of people. [+]

Bachelors in Design in Africa 2017. Fashion Designers define individuals, communities, cultures and sub-cultures through the creative use of textiles. They understand current trends and the way people use clothing to express their humanity and individuality. Graduates can conceptualise design solutions, draft and manipulate patterns and construct garments for all types of people. They digitally create fashion illustrations using computer-aided design. These designers often work in retail environments as fashion visual merchandisers, stylists, buyers, coordinators, planners and distributors; in the media as fashion illustrators, journalists, editors, photographers, trend forecasters, analysts and historians; or in design and product development as fashion designers, product planners, colourists, textile designers. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Audio Visual Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Audio Visual Design students fuse powerful visual messages through the conceptual and technical blending of sound and motion design. Topics covered throughout the course include: Digital multimedia production; motion design and storytelling; narratology; creative, corporate and commercial videography; music and acoustic fundamental theory; sound design and audio editing; music and motion in society and... [+]

Audio Visual Design students fuse powerful visual messages through the conceptual and technical blending of sound and motion design. Topics covered throughout the course include: Digital multimedia production; motion design and storytelling; narratology; creative, corporate and commercial videography; music and acoustic fundamental theory; sound design and audio editing; music and motion in society and professional media practice. Students will be taught to work across a wide spectrum of audio and visual editing hardware and software tools. Solid technical skills coupled with a firm grounding in human psychology / viewer behaviour and the production industry will allow graduates entry into versatile fields within the creative and corporate sectors. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Interaction Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Interaction designers develop cohesive systems that deeply impact people’s lives. Systems design (UX) and human-computer interactive interface design are relatively new professions. [+]

Bachelors in Design in Africa 2017. Interaction designers develop cohesive systems that deeply impact people’s lives. Systems design (UX) and human-computer interactive interface design are relatively new professions. Topics covered in this course to prepare graduates to enter this advance industry include: Human – computer interaction; designing and coding interactive interfaces across a variety of platforms (web-based, mobile, and ‘small screen applications); data visualisation and informatics; the design of digital information; the principles of user experience design; coding languages; viewer / consumer behaviour in a digital environment; digital integrated marketing; digital branding and digital design management. Graduates will be equipped with technical tools, design skills and an understanding of the ‘human factors’ involved in systems design. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Marketing and Communication Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Modern day Marketers integrate the principles of marketing with technology to communicate messages in a rapidly changing environment. The Marketing and Communication specialisation offers students an integrated approach to the traditional marketing principles in: Marketing strategy and analysis, consumer behaviour, integrated marketing communications, trends and segmentation, economics, organisational and... [+]

Modern day Marketers integrate the principles of marketing with technology to communicate messages in a rapidly changing environment. The Marketing and Communication specialisation offers students an integrated approach to the traditional marketing principles in: Marketing strategy and analysis, consumer behaviour, integrated marketing communications, trends and segmentation, economics, organisational and global communication, public relations, advertising, brand management and sales and distribution and combines this with innovative design thinking and design fundamentals. Graduates will be able to tackle all aspects of marketing management, strategies and implementation and combine this with a thorough understanding of the theoretical concepts and implications of design conventions applied to professional design practice. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information Year... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Graphic Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Graphic Designers create meaningful, relevant and captivating visual messages. Their ability to persuade, sell and brand for their clients, never forgetting ethical, legal and consumer needs, is crucial to the world’s economic landscape. [+]

Bachelors in Design in Africa 2017. Graphic Designers create meaningful, relevant and captivating visual messages. Their ability to persuade, sell and brand for their clients, never forgetting ethical, legal and consumer needs, is crucial to the world’s economic landscape. Graduates have sound knowledge of typography, image making, photography, latest software, foundational design skills, interactive design, motion graphics, 3D design and basic /animation. Graduates are visual storytellers. They’re ready to enter the dynamic world of graphic arts, branding, advertising, social media, information design and art direction. 3yr Full time 8 x 1.45min sessions per week 3- 5 hours per two hour session Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and/or printed based Portfolio years 2 and 3 Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies at another Institution pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of that Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information Year 1 FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN... [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Interior Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. [+]

Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. They can develop concepts and produce digital technical drawings. Graduates are able to create interior design solutions for clients in the retail, hospitality, domestic, exhibition, services, corporate, and specialist industries. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information Year 1 FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN 1st year – DESIGN SKILLS Developing fundamental design skills to create design savvy critical thinkers. Developing foundational Drawing Skills, Basic Material and Manufacturing awareness, Digital Image Making,... [-]

Bachelor ​in Interior Design

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Interior Designers engage with a range of interior spaces to create innovative spatial solutions with a thorough knowledge of building technology, materials and human environment needs. [+]

Bachelors in Design in Africa 2017. Bachelor ​Interior Design Interior Designers engage with a range of interior spaces to create innovative spatial solutions with a thorough knowledge of building technology, materials and human environment needs. The Department of Interior Design offers an undergraduate Bachelor Degree and a fourth year Bachelor of Technology Degree in Interior Design. Career Opportunities Graduates are qualified for interior design careers in: Retail interiors Restaurants Hotels and the entertainment industry Office complexes Exhibition stands Domestic interiors Admission Requirements for the BA (Interior Design) (B8BA6Q) Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification with a minimum APS or M-score Attendance of an entrance assessment once the application form has been processed Submission of a portfolio with ten pieces of work, to be presented at the entrance assessment Completion of the National Benchmarking Test (NBT) for Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL) Recommended subjects include Art and Mathematics. Average Point Score (APS) A minimum APS of 23 with Mathematics or 24 with Mathematical Literacy is required to apply for the programme. The Life Orientation score is divided by 2 when calculating the total APS. Min APS 23 With Mathematics 24 With Maths Lit Languages Language of teaching and learning* 4 (50 – 59%) Other recognised language** 4 (50 – 59%) Mathematics Maths:4 (50 – 59%)OR Maths Lit: 5(60-69%) Other requirements submission of a specified portfolio M-score This scoring system is used if the applicant completed school prior to 2008 or A/O levels. A minimum M-score of 12 is required to apply for... [-]

Bachelor in Industrial Design

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Industrial designers use drawings, models and computer programmes to improve the aesthetics, ergonomics and functionality of a broad range of products, from once-off furniture items to mass-produced goods such as gaming consoles, kitchen appliances and mobile phones. The Department of Industrial Design offers a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design. The Department also offers a BA Honours in Industrial Design Degree for those who have already successfully completed a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design Industrial designers use drawings, models and computer programmes to improve the aesthetics, ergonomics and functionality of a broad range of products, from once-off furniture items to mass-produced goods such as gaming consoles, kitchen appliances and mobile phones. The Department of Industrial Design offers a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design. The Department also offers a BA Honours in Industrial Design Degree for those who have already successfully completed a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design. The Department's facilities include a comprehensive workshop that allows students to manufacture almost any prototype. Career Opportunities Graduates enter the following career paths: Member of a design team at a design consultancy Member of an in-house design team at a manufacturing company Manufacturer of products Designer/maker Model maker Illustrator Please note: The estimated budget for materials, books, printing and other consumables is R15 000 and payable to various service providers outside of the university when required. This is a variable cost and dependent on the individual student's ability to work within the constraints of specified projects. This cost is not to be confused with the tuition fee which is a fixed cost and payable directly to the University of Johannesburg. Admission Requirements for the BA Industrial Design (B8BA2Q) Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification with a minimum APS or M-score Submission of a prescribed portfolio once the application form has been processed Completion of the National Benchmarking Test (NBT) for Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL). Recommended school subjects: Mathematics, Engineering... [-]

BDes in Special Effects for Film & Television

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 6 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special... [+]

Bachelors in Design in Africa 2017. Special Effects for Film & Television - BDes (Hons) This programme is for students who wish to combine design creativity, physical model making skills and cutting edge 2 and 3D computer modelling and prototyping in the creation of a variety of special effects for film, television and theatre. It offers a wide spectrum of opportunities in model design work, ranging from the highly accurate engineering approach of the product modeller, to the imaginative and inventive solutions of special effects designers/animators in advertising, film and TV. Although this programme focuses on the creation and use of physical assets, any modern large scale film or TV production will utilise both physical and digital effects. While you will specialise in your chosen area you will work across fields so that you develop an understanding of the overall production workflow and your contribution to it. You will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials and a great deal of the teaching underpins academic theory as applied to real-life practical scenarios. Special features The programme uses its strong industry links to great effect by bringing in guest speakers from industry, demonstrations of materials and processes from relevant companies, visits to trade events and the opportunity to be involved with graduate recruitment events. You will benefit from our pyrotechnical, make-up and animatronics design expertise and be able to study specialist modules in these areas. There are opportunities to attend European conferences and trade events. What you will learn The programme... [-]

Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences: Game Design and Development Degree

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Durban Cape Town Pretoria + 3 more

​This Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences degree will equip students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in creating gaming content for everything from home consoles and computers, to emerging platforms like mobile phones and other hand held devices. A graduate will be qualified for a career in business - as a developer for gamification applications, business applications and mobile apps. [+]

Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences: Game Design and Development Degree This Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences degree will equip students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in creating gaming content for everything from home consoles and computers, to emerging platforms like mobile phones and other hand held devices. A graduate will be qualified for a career in business - as a developer for gamification applications, business applications and mobile apps. This industry-focused 3-year qualification provides students with the knowledge and experience that they will need to create both two-dimensional and three-dimensional games. Students will examine various factors relevant to the computer games industry whilst gaining a broad understanding of the entire computer game development supply chain. Students graduate with an industry ready portfolio in game design and development exhibited at the annual student showcase, and followed by an internship. Modules Year 1: ​​Game Development 1 Principles of Game Design 1 2D Animation 3D Animation Programming Logic and Design (Introduction) Critical Thinking and Media Studies 1 Brand and Marketing 1 Year 2: Game Design 2 Game Development 2 Narrative for Gaming Database Introduction Mathematical Principles for Developers Digital Law and Ethics Brand and Marketing 2 Year 3: Game Design 3 Game Development 3 Introduction to Research Open Source Coding Work Integrated Learning Career Opportunities Game Developer / Programmer (various platforms) | Commercial Software Developer | Digital Animator | Game Designer (various platforms) | Concept Artist | User Experience Designer | Sound Artist | Environment Artist | Texture... [-]