Diploma | 3 Year | NQF 6 (360 credits) | SAQA ID 112127


The Interactive Visual Communication & Branding programme is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to design practical and creative graphics, web and multimedia solutions. With the competencies acquired during this programme, students will be able to compete with confidence in a digital business world.

Ideal for...

Individuals who:

  • wish to pursue a career in digital and print graphic design
  • are interested in website development
  • are interested in digital and/or online marketing
  • aim at becoming creative directors
  • wants to be in charge of their own company's branding and visual communication
Admission Requirements

NSC (Gr 12) with entrance to Diploma studies National Certificate (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Diploma studies, as specified by UMALUSI (Computer Literacy recommended)

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
The students will be required to complete workplace-based learning for the module Communication III in their third year. A minimum of 300 hours should be completed in this regard.
Career Opportunities
  • Graphic Interface Designer
  • Information & Layout Designer
  • Website Developer
  • Brand Identity Developer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Social Media Communication Manager
  • Art Director
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Website Database Administrator
Year 1
  • Brand Design I
  • Graphic Interaction I
  • Website Development I
  • Visualisation Techniques I
  • Context Development I
  • Communication I
Year 2
  • Brand Design II
  • Graphic Communication II
  • Website Development II
  • Visualisation Techniques II
  • Context Development II
  • Communication II
Year 3
  • Brand Design III
  • Graphic Communication III
  • Website Development III
  • Visualisation Techniques III
  • Context Development III
  • Communication III

Interactive Visual Communication & Branding is offered at: