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

More About The Interactive Visual Communication & Branding Programme

The Interactive Visual Communication and Branding Diploma studies focuses on the professional skills and different visual communication methods of a visual/web designer to develop, style and communicate a branding campaign across the different areas of media application. It is developed to equip a design individual to produce a branding campaign from start to finish.


In this programme students are exposed to the following design software:
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Animate, Dreamweaver) as well as After Effects
  • Corel Draw for branding 

The Interactive Visual Communication & Branding Programme Is Ideal For...

Individuals who: 
• wants 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 (future) company’s branding and visual communication

Admission Requirements For Interactive Visual Communication & Branding

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)

Learners are to spend 300 hours (a month and a half) on experiential learning training. They will work in the communication and creative visual industry as interns. During this time they are to compile a portfolio of experience, networking and creative visual projects and/ or communication projects with which they were involved. Students will be interviewed at their place of work to assess the compatibility of their work experience with their academic training.

Interactive Visual Communication & Branding 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
  • Multimedia Developer

Curriculum Includes The Following Subjects

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 as a:

  • Full Time Programme
  • Part Time Programme

Interactive Visual Communication & Branding is offered at:

Centurion, Klerksdorp,