Pearson Institute of Higher Education

Introduction

As Pearson Institution of Higher Education, we are proud of our past and looking forward to our future.

We have enough history to be highly regarded academically but we are free from the restrictions that traditions often impose. This means that we can focus on the workplace of the future and what it really needs. Since MGI was established, we have been pioneers in the higher education space in South Africa. We are known for our innovative and collaborative approach to teaching and learning, and for developing employable graduates. We have also established our credibility by offering qualifications that are locally accredited and internationally recognised.

History contextualises your present and your future and for this reason, we feel you should know where we come from. Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI) was founded in 1989 as a private, university-level, degree-conferring institution in South Africa. It quickly developed a reputation for offering accredited and career-focused qualifications that prepared graduates for a highly competitive job market. From its early beginnings, it offered relevant and industry-aligned degrees with an emphasis on interactive, practical and experiential teaching and learning methods.

In 2013, Pearson became the sole owner of MGI. The acquisition formed part of the company’s strategic focus to invest in and have a positive and meaningful impact on education in southern Africa. In 2016 MGI was renamed Pearson Institute of Higher Education.

Our future, your future

PI gives you the opportunity to shape your own future. We offer you a range of qualifications and programmes, led by the latest industry discoveries and trends, which prepare you for the world of work.Our teaching methods ensure that you acquire subject-specific skills, work-appropriate behaviours and confidence in using relevant technology.

We offer 16 undergraduate and four postgraduate degrees as well as tutor support for UNISA’s Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, across our three faculties of Humanities, Commerce and Law, and Applied Sciences. We also offer specialist higher certificates and short learning programmes. We have 12 educational sites of delivery, which gives you the flexibility to study at a location that best suits you, and our campus in Midrand offers you a unique residential environment.

We are guided by the learner, by trends and by employers and our vison for our future, and yours, is that we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. We continue to find new ways of doing things, to give more students employment-orientated skills and to prepare you for the rapidly changing world of work.

Why Pearson Institute

Experience a world of learning at Pearson Institute

At Pearson Institute of Higher Education our enduring priority is our students. With this philosophy at the heart of everything we do, here are just some of the reasons why you should study with us:

  • A strong global heritage: we are backed by the world’s leading learning company
  • Campuses throughout South Africa: 13 sites of education delivery
  • Qualifications of academic excellence: we are locally registered and accredited and internationally recognised
  • Industry-led curriculum: we are responsive to the demands of the job market so we ensure our material, content and academic services are relevant and current.
  • Career-focused higher education qualifications and programmes: you have a choice of over 34 academic and non-formal programmes across three faculties, all equipping you with the skills you need for the world of work.
  • Blended approach to teaching and learning: we used traditional and new learning methods, as well as practical application, to prepare you for the rapidly changing and technology driven world of work.
  • Qualified and experienced academic staff: Our staff has both academic and real world experience so you will learn from lecturers who are highly qualified and committed to your success
  • Smaller class sizes: You will interact more closely with our lecturers, which encourages better understanding and promotes independent thinking.
  • Diverse student base: We have students from over 18 countries. This diversity prepares you for the international and globalised nature of the workplace.
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Bachelor

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management

Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The BComHons (Business Management) is a highly demanding postgraduate degree. The main objective is to extend your knowledge of business, commerce and management theory, through academic research and practical application. [+]

The BComHons (Business Management) is a highly demanding postgraduate degree. The main objective is to extend your knowledge of business, commerce and management theory, through academic research and practical application. Our qualification provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in six compulsory modules. These modules are Strategic Management, Project Management, Organisational Behaviour, Finance for Non-specialists, Research Methodology and Research Dissertation. Within the structure of the two research subject areas, you will direct and drive your own independent research project that will culminate in a dissertation, under the guidance of a supervisor. In Strategic Management, you will cover the strategic and change issues facing modern organisations. In Project Management, you will learn how to plan, organise and manage projects with an emphasis on finding new and innovative ways of doing so. In Organisational Behaviour, the focus is on what affects organisational effectiveness and behaviour. In Finance for Non- Specialists, you will learn how to use accounting statements and financial information to improve business decision-making. What makes our honours degree unique is not only its academic rigour but its emphasis on real world application. As a BComHons (Business Management) graduate you will be very competitive in the job market because you will have gained advanced skills like critical, analytical and independent thinking, self-discipline, perseverance, finding innovative solutions to business issues, working in groups and communicating effectively. This programme is an excellent route to further Master’s degree studies in commerce and to academic and professional careers in a range of business, management and... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Bedfordview Durban Durbanville Midrand Pretoria Bloemfontein Cape Town East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. [+]

Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. Our qualification is broad and comprehensive. It provides you with a sound understanding of, and skills in, the core areas of accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management, from both a local and an international perspective. You will cover specialised modules such as Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing, Taxation and Corporate Governance. Within these subject areas, you will develop analytical and practical skills in accounting and management control systems. You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, Accounting on Computers, Economics and Corporate Law. The emphasis throughout is on application and developing practical quantitative and financial skills. Much of the success of our commerce degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching and learning. We have smaller class sizes, interactive lectures by highly dedicated staff and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. In addition to the subject-specific knowledge you gain, our methods ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as critical and analytical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, selfdiscipline, working in teams and communicating effectively. This degree paves the way to further training as a professional accountant. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research.... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

Human Resource Management (HRM) is a dynamic field that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of modern business. Human resource managers perform a range of valuable functions in the workplace such as attracting, retaining and motivating employees, skills development, managing diversity and developing labour policies. [+]

Human Resource Management (HRM) is a dynamic field that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of modern business. Human resource managers perform a range of valuable functions in the workplace such as attracting, retaining and motivating employees, skills development, managing diversity and developing labour policies. Although our HR degree concentrates on the core areas of human resource management, it has a strong foundation in commerce. It provides you with both theoretical understanding and practical skills in, subjects such as Business Management, Human Resource Management, Economics, Employment Relations and Management of Training. You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, an Introduction to Financial Accounting and Labour Law. Because of our degree’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programme in your final year. The success of our BCom (Human Resource Management) is due largely to our unique blend of lecture-led learning, the use of technology, Work Integrated Learning (WIL), as well as practical application. We have highly dedicated teaching staff with professional accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. Our approach ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, self-discipline, working in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Law

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Midrand Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law. [+]

The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law. Our degree is broad and intensive. You will cover the general principles and techniques of commerce and law within the context of specialist commerce elective groups, which you choose in your second year. The core commerce majors are Business Management, Human Resource Management and Financial Management. You also gain invaluable understanding and skills in Business English, Computer Skills, Industrial Relations and Economics. You will also study a range of law modules in the field of Private and Mercantile Law. Because of our qualification’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete an internship in your third year of study. We believe the success of our BCom (Law) degree lies in a flexibility of subject choice, a curriculum that is relevant and highly qualified teaching staff. Our Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) environment, and your exposure to real legal cases, further prepares you for the world of work. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. This blended approach ensures that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, collaborating in teams and communicating effectively as well as legal... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management prepares you for work in the exciting world of marketing and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, retail and advertising. [+]

The Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management prepares you for work in the exciting world of marketing and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, retail and advertising. You will develop broad and intense theoretical and practical understanding of the marketing environment, consumer behaviour, market research and marketing management. The core subject areas include Business Management, Economics and pure Marketing, as well as more specific marketing modules such as Internet, Retail and Channel Marketing and Product and Promotion Management. Because of our qualification’s unique emphasis on application, you will also select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in your third year. Over and above these core modules, you will cover equally important topics like Business English, Computer Skills, Financial Accounting, Project Management and Research Methodology. We attribute much of the success of our degree programme to our unique learning approach which consists of interactive lecture-led learning, smaller classes and the use of technology. We have highly dedicated and experienced teaching staff and a curriculum that is relevant, career orientated and ahead of trends. This blended approach ensures that you gain essential skills for the modern workplace, such as critical and innovative thinking, self-management, collaborating in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Durban Durbanville Port Elizabeth Pretoria Randburg Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town East London Nelspruit Potchefstroom Vanderbijlpark + 12 more

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and is increasingly important to the global economy. Our Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management is a unique degree for this sector. It provides you with broad theoretical as well as comprehensive practical understanding of the core areas of tourism management and a strong foundation in commerce. [+]

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and is increasingly important to the global economy. Our Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism Management is a unique degree for this sector. It provides you with broad theoretical as well as comprehensive practical understanding of the core areas of tourism management and a strong foundation in commerce. You will cover subject areas such as Business Management, Economics and Marketing and tourism-specific modules like Tourism Geography, Festivals and Events, Airfares and Ticketing, Destination Marketing and Global Distribution Systems. In addition, you will complete modules such as Business English, Computer Skills and an Introduction to Financial Accounting. Because of our programme’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in your third year. The success of our BCom (Tourism Management) degree lies in our excellent relationships in the tourism industry, our dedicated teaching staff, a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends, and our Technology Enhance Learning (TEL) environment. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate programmes. This blended approach ensures that you with essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, self-discipline, collaborating in team situations, interacting with diverse groups of people and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). You are issued with a... [-]

BSc

Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology

Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The BScHons (Information Technology) is a highly challenging postgraduate degree that prepares you for senior positions in the computer industry, for entrepreneurship and for academia. [+]

The BScHons (Information Technology) is a highly challenging postgraduate degree that prepares you for senior positions in the computer industry, for entrepreneurship and for academia. Our qualification provides you with advanced knowledge and practical skills in seven compulsory modules with a strong emphasis on database administration, project management, business analysis, programming and information systems’ design. You will cover modules such as Soft Skills Development for IT Professionals, Information Systems, Computer Science and Databases. Within the structure of two research modules, you will direct and drive your own independent research project that will culminate in a dissertation. In addition, you will learn how to plan, organize and manage projects with an emphasis on finding new and innovative ways of doing so. You will develop skills that are crucial for the workplace and for management such as critical, analytical and independent thinking, meeting deadlines, perseverance and adaptability, working in groups and communicating effectively. We attribute the success of this honours degree to its unique blend of academic rigour and real-world application as well as a curriculum that is relevant, current and industry driven. For all these reasons, our graduates have excellent management and entrepreneurial abilities, which make them highly sought after in commerce and in IT. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industryspecific inputs.... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology Management

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

Our degree in Biotechnology Management provides you with a solid theoretical and intensive practical foundation in microbiology, molecular biology, plant physiology and agricultural biotechnology with an emphasis on application based research, managing projects and using technology. [+]

Our degree in Biotechnology Management provides you with a solid theoretical and intensive practical foundation in microbiology, molecular biology, plant physiology and agricultural biotechnology with an emphasis on application based research, managing projects and using technology. You will cover a range of core modules such as Animal and Plant Biology, Agricultural Economics and Environmental Biotechnology, Protein Biochemistry and Analytical Chemistry. You will also cover subject areas such as Computer Skills, Mathematics for Science Students, Quantitative Techniques, and Clinical Trials. We attribute the success of this degree to our blended teaching methods, which consist of interactive lectures with smaller classes, experiential learning and the use of technology We offer you an environment that combines theory, research and real world practical application. In addition, we have excellent facilities such as computer and science labs and quality lecture rooms and our curriculum is relevant, current and industry led. We ensure that you graduate with essential work and life skills such as analytical thinking, meeting deadlines, problem solving, collaborating in teams and communication. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blended approach of lecture-led and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in your third year. You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allow for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer and science labs and WiFi. You attend lectures,... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The BSc (Computer Science) is a broad and intensive qualification that prepares you for work in a range of IT jobs in the rapidly changing industries of computer science, software and Information Systems (IS). [+]

The BSc (Computer Science) is a broad and intensive qualification that prepares you for work in a range of IT jobs in the rapidly changing industries of computer science, software and Information Systems (IS). You will gain in-depth theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in the core areas of computer science such as information systems, database design, software development, programming, mathematics, algorithm design and project management. You will also develop practical skills with an emphasis on using, designing and managing operating systems, creating and maintain databases, and software programming and development. Within these subject areas, you will also cover topics such as human-computer interaction, internet technology, e-commerce and the ethical and security considerations needed by IT professionals. Much of the success of this degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching, which consists of interactive lecture based learning, smaller classes and the use of technology. We also have highly dedicated teaching staff with professional accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. Most importantly, our focus is on real-world application, completing projects, attending workshops and on practising essential information technology skills. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs.You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. You have access to campus resource centres, information... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Informatics

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

This BSc degree covers the core areas of information technology and computer science as well as elective modules that relate to specialised areas of business, human resources, financial and marketing management. [+]

This BSc degree covers the core areas of information technology and computer science as well as elective modules that relate to specialised areas of business, human resources, financial and marketing management. You will gain in-depth knowledge and experience in information systems, operating systems, programming, databases, network and internet technologies, and the use of a variety of computer applications. You also cover modules such as Generic Algorithm Design, Quantitative Techniques and Business English, to ensure that you develop a balance of theoretical, technical and practical skills. This qualification offers specialisation in one of the following: Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Business Management. We believe the success of this degree is due to our unique blended teaching methodologies, which consist of interactive lectures with smaller classes, experiential learning and the use of technology. We have teaching staff with professional and international accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant. In addition, our curriculum review system allows us to update our programmes very quickly to keep ahead of technological innovations. Most importantly, our focus is on real world application, practising your computer skills, completing projects, and on developing essential management abilities within the context of IT. Over and above the subject specific knowledge you gain, our approach gives you the opportunity to gain essential work skills such as analytical, innovative and abstract thinking, effective decision-making, problem solving, working in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Internet Communication

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

In this BSc degree you will develop in-depth theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in the core areas of traditional technical writing as well as modern web-based information technology communication. You will cover subjects such as Communication Science, Journalism Writing, Advertising and Sales Promotion, Marketing, Media Law and Ethics. [+]

In this BSc degree you will develop in-depth theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in the core areas of traditional technical writing as well as modern web-based information technology communication. You will cover subjects such as Communication Science, Journalism Writing, Advertising and Sales Promotion, Marketing, Media Law and Ethics. The focus of the IT subject areas is Software Development, Information Systems, Computer Science, Generic Algorithm Design and Operating Systems in Practice. Within these subject areas, you will also gain insights into networking and internet technologies, development communication, corporate communication, e-commerce and the ethical and security considerations in IT. Much of the success of this degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching, which consists of interactive lecture-led learning, smaller classes, experiential learning and the use of technology. We have dedicated teaching staff with professional accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. Most importantly, our focus is on real world application, practicing your writing skills, completing projects, attending workshops and on developing essential information technology skills. In addition to the subject specific knowledge you gain, our approach ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as analytical and abstract thinking, effective decision-making, self-discipline, being innovative, working in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allow for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics... [-]

BA

Bachelor of Arts

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Midrand Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Bedfordview Nelspruit Randburg + 12 more

Our BA is a broad and flexible qualification, grounded in the behavioural and social sciences. We give you the opportunity to tailor your subject choice to specialise in an area that interests you the most. You will cover foundational modules as well as core specialised modules in a choice of six streams. [+]

Our BA is a broad and flexible qualification, grounded in the behavioural and social sciences. We give you the opportunity to tailor your subject choice to specialise in an area that interests you the most. You will cover foundational modules as well as core specialised modules in a choice of six streams. These streams are Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management, Psychology and Human Resource Management, Psychology and Political Science, Industrial Psychology and Political Science, Psychology and English and Industrial Psychology and English. Because of our degree’s unique emphasis on practical application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in certain streams in your third year. The success of our BA lies in its flexibility of subject choice, a curriculum that is relevant, Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and smaller classes as well as teaching staff with both industry and academic experience. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honors studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. This blended approach ensures that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical thinking, being innovative and adaptable to change, effective problem solving and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in certain streams. You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualized attention. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs... [-]

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The BAHons (Graphic Design) is a highly challenging postgraduate programme that gives you the opportunity to develop specialised design expertise in an area of graphic design or multimedia that interests you the most. [+]

The BAHons (Graphic Design) is a highly challenging postgraduate programme that gives you the opportunity to develop specialised design expertise in an area of graphic design or multimedia that interests you the most. Within the structure of four compulsory, integrated modules, you will extend your knowledge of design-related trends, concepts and theory and you will develop advanced conceptual, perceptual and design abilities. You will also direct and drive your own projects and engage in independent academic research in your chosen field of design specialisation, under the guidance of a supervisor. The emphasis throughout is on developing designers who are well-rounded, think independently, and who find new, innovative and ethical ways of working in the design industry, given the challenges around productivity, money, technology and human resources. What makes our honour’s degree unique is not only its academic rigour but also its emphasis on real world application. We also offer you flexibility of Saturday classes, attending workshops and online discussions to accommodate working designers. As a BAHons (Graphic Design) graduate, you will be highly sought after in the job market, as you will have a sophisticated portfolio of design work. You will also have the skills for senior design positions, such as independent thinking, self-discipline, perseverance, finding innovative solutions to issues, working in groups and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and classes are smaller for personal interaction. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Bedfordview Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Midrand Nelspruit Potchefstroom Pretoria Bloemfontein Port Elizabeth Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The BA (Graphic Design) is a comprehensive and career-focused qualification that prepares you for work in the highly competitive and rewarding world of design. Graphic designers are visual communicators, who develop creative designs to promote or enhance products, services, organisations and concepts. [+]

The BA (Graphic Design) is a comprehensive and career-focused qualification that prepares you for work in the highly competitive and rewarding world of design. Graphic designers are visual communicators, who develop creative designs to promote or enhance products, services, organisations and concepts. You will develop a broad theoretical foundation and practical experience in various core areas of graphic design such as Digital Design, Drawing, Applied Colour and Design and Animation. The emphasis throughout is on intensive studio-based design training where you will practise and experiment with a range of mediums from drawing to photography, to digital design. In addition, you will acquire broader skills and knowledge in Business English, Communication Science and Business Management. In your third year you specialise in the area that most interests you, either Advertising and Design or Multimedia. We attribute the success of this degree to our dedicated and industry experienced teaching staff, a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends, and state-of-the-art facilities. Most importantly, our focus is on real-world application, completing projects, attending workshops and on practising essential design skills. This blended approach ensures that you graduate as well-rounded, highly skilled and self-reflective designers with additional skills for the workplace, such as working independently, meeting deadlines and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention.... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The BA (Journalism) prepares you for work in the fast-paced and exciting world of journalism, communication and media. You will develop a broad theoretical foundation and practical skills in gathering, verifying and presenting news and information for media such as newspapers, magazines, television, radio and the internet. [+]

The BA (Journalism) prepares you for work in the fast-paced and exciting world of journalism, communication and media. You will develop a broad theoretical foundation and practical skills in gathering, verifying and presenting news and information for media such as newspapers, magazines, television, radio and the internet. You will cover the core areas of journalism including Broadcast Journalism, Journalism Writing, Media Theory, English and a choice of Communication Science or Public Relations (PR). You will also cover subject areas such as Political Science, New Media, Photojournalism, Media Ethics and Webpage Design. The success of our BA ( Journalism) degree is due largely to our inspired teaching staff, a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends, and stateof- the-art media facilities. Most importantly, our focus is on real-world application, completing projects, and on practising essential journalism skills like writing, editing and communicating verbally. This blended approach ensures that you gain essential skills and journalism-specific abilities such as critical thinking, being objective, meeting deadlines, self-management, collaborating in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, media resources including daily and weekly newspapers, satellite television, computer labs and WiFi. You will film, edit... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The BA (Public Relations) is a rigorous, comprehensive and career oriented programme that prepares you for work in the dynamic and constantly evolving field of Public Relations (PR) and communication. Studying a BA (Public Relations) will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary environment where PR is increasingly viewed as a strategic imperative for modern organisations. [+]

The BA (Public Relations) is a rigorous, comprehensive and career oriented programme that prepares you for work in the dynamic and constantly evolving field of Public Relations (PR) and communication. Studying a BA (Public Relations) will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary environment where PR is increasingly viewed as a strategic imperative for modern organisations. You will cover PR and media specific core modules, as well as more general communication and commercial subject areas. The core modules are Public Relations, Communication Science, English, Marketing, Journalism Writing and Media Theory. You also cover subject areas such as Internet Marketing, Broadcast Journalism, Business Ethics and Webpage Design, as well as a choice of specialised electives. Much of the success of our BA (Public Relations) degree is due to our inspired teaching staff, a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends, and state-of-the-art media facilities. Most importantly, our focus is on real-world application, completing projects, and on practising essential PR skills such as writing, presenting, researching and planning. This blended approach ensures that you gain essential skills and PR-specific abilities such as communicating effectively, building relationships, collaborating with others, meeting deadlines, self-management and being creative. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have... [-]

BBA

Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)

Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark Randburg + 12 more

The multidisciplinary nature of this degree prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. [+]

The multidisciplinary nature of this degree prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. This qualification is broad and comprehensive. It provides you with a sound understanding of, and skills in administering and managing a business in any sector. You will cover core modules such as Business Management, Economics, Project Management, Business Ethics, Business Law and Financial Management. You also cover subject areas such as Business English and Computer Skills, as well as a choice of specialist elective groups with major subjects. Because of our degree’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in your third year. The success of our Bachelor of Business Administration lies in its flexibility of subject choice, a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends, our Technology Enhance Learning (TEL) environment and a teaching staff with both business and academic experience. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. This blended approach ensures that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical thinking, being innovative and adaptable to change, effective problem solving, working to deadlines, collaborating in team situations and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). You are issued with a tablet for... [-]

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9 Concord Road East, Bedfordview, 2008
Bedfordview, ZA
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Tourist Centre, 60 Park Avenue, Willows
Bloemfontein, ZA
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Brookside Building, 11 Imam Haron Street (old Lansdowne Rd), Claremont
Cape Town, ZA
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59 Adelaide Tambo Drive
Durban, ZA
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Kaapzicht Building, 9 Rogers Street, Tyger Valley
Durbanville, ZA
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12 Stewart Drive, Berea
East London, ZA
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Alsatian Road
Midrand campus

Midrand, ZA
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50 Murray Street
Nelspruit, ZA
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Building 4, Ascot Office Park, Greenacres
Port Elizabeth, ZA
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16 Esselen Street, (Cnr Esselen Str & Steve Biko Ave) Die Bult
Potchefstroom, ZA
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Menlyn Corporate Park, Building A, 175 Corobay Avenue
Pretoria, ZA
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Building 2, Cnr Rutherford & Frikkie Meyer Boulevards
Vanderbijlpark, ZA