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Diploma : Design and Studio Art

HADPSA

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

3

Semester 1

366

6

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, candidates must submit a portfolio of their work. Visual Art is recommended.

Career Opportunities

Visual Arts; fashion; advertising; communications; packaging; jewellery; illustration and multi-media.

Remarks
In addition to the general CUT admission criteria, the aforementioned department requests applicants to undergo additional procedures before final selection and acceptance can proceed.
The information presented below is the criteria that the Department of Design and Studio Art uses to select and admit students for the purpose of studying towards the Diploma in Design and Studio Art. Carefully read through these guidelines and feel free to contact the Department if you have any questions.
All prospective students must apply for admission in accordance with the Policies and Procedures.
In addition to the general admission requirements of the CUT, candidates will be subjected to a selection process specifically designed and set for admission to the Diploma offered in the Department of Design and Studio Art.
All candidates will furthermore be placed on a waiting list until they have completed an assessment test. The assessment test will involve the following:
  • the submission of a portfolio that has been designed to test candidates’ drawing ability, imagination, sensitivity to colour and proportion, design skills and general ability to communicate on a visual level;
  • a personal interview;
  • an assessment of practical skills to be completed by the candidate;
  • and an M Score of 27 points or higher.
All candidates will be notified personally by the Department concerning the outcome of their application.
  1. Candidates not meeting the requirement stipulated in par. 3(d) above may be requested to complete psychometric tests to determine their potential. These tests will be conducted on the CUT campus in Bloemfontein.
  2. In cases where candidates’ applications have been unsuccessful, they can decide on one of the following options:
  3. Application for admittance to the Extended Curriculum Programme of Design and Studio Art.
  4. Application for admission at the Motheo College or any other college where N3 and N4 courses are offered in art and design. After successful completion of these courses at any of these colleges, candidates should in most cases be competent to be admitted to their first year of study.


1ST YEAR2ND YEAR3RD YEARINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
LCS5001

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies
NMR5011

Numeracy
DLC5011

Basic Digital Literacy
ADC5022

Digital Literacy
PIM5011

Personal Information Management
VCU5001

Visual Culture
DRG5001

Drawing
PFP5001

Professional Practice
DGI5001

Digital Imaging
DDS5001

2D and 3D Design

VSU6002
Visual Culture

PFP6002
Professional Practice

MMS5001
Management Studies

DRG6002
Drawing

DSA5022
Work Integrated learning

SDP6001
Studio Practice


VSU7003Visual Culture


PFP7003Professional Practice


DSA6023Work Integrated Learning


MMS6002Management Studies


SDP7002Studio Practice


For more information contact: Department of Design and Studio Art

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