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Short course : Design and Studio Art

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

The Department of Design and Studio Art presents short courses in photography, graphic design, pattern design and ceramics.

SHORT COURSES INFORMATION, PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION

CourseStarting datesPricingCourse code
Photography for Beginners                  PHOT101
Evening classes13 March 2019

17 July 201916

October 2019
R 2 600,00 
Weekend classes04 May 2019R 2 600,00 
Intermediate Photography15 August 2019

10 October 2019
R 3 050,00PHOT102
Pattern Design: Infinity dress and top1 April 2019

15 July 2019
R 1 650,00PDS101
Graphic Design for Beginners15 April 2019

7 October 2019
R 2 600,00GD101

Photography for Beginners

This short course in photography is aimed at beginners and keen amateurs that wish to gain a better understanding of their equipment and greater creative control. Class sessions consist of theoretical lectures, practical demonstrations with student participation, weekly assignments and constructive critique sessions. Participants will learn to take better, more technically sound and creatively interesting images and do more with their images once they have been captured. Both black and white and colour digital photography will be covered. This course will be presented by Mr Jano Myburgh, a part time lecturer at the Department of Design and Studio Art, CUT.  The course will be offered over a six-week period with weekly evening classes on Wednesdays from 18:00 to 21:00 in room 28 of the main art building. Alternatively, weekend sessions will also be available on Saturday mornings from 09:00 -12:00. You will need to own a digital single lens reflex camera (DSLR) with basic lenses or Prosumer camera (fixed lens camera with full manual control) and a keen interest in photography as well as a USB flash drive with a minimum capacity of 4GB.

Intermediate Photography

This course is for those who already completed the Photography for Beginners short course and have a basic knowledge of digital Photography. This course will be presented by Mr Jano Myburgh, a part time lecturer at the Department of Design and Studio Art, CUT.  The course will be offered over a six-week period with weekly evening classes on Thursdays from 18:00 to 21:00 in room 28 of the main art building. You will need to own a digital single lens reflex camera (DSLR) with basic lenses or Prosumer camera (fixed lens camera with full manual control) and a keen interest in photography as well as a USB flash drive with a minimum capacity of 4GB.

Graphic Design for beginners

Class sessions consist of theoretical graphic design principles lectures and weekly step-by-step practical assignments which culminate into a final practical assignment that will require the creativity of the participants and the utilization of the skills learnt throughout the course. Many of the more important tools and skills will be covered. By the end of the course, participants will be able to design their own business cards, flyers and logos in Photoshop. This course will be presented by Mrs Christie Bester, a full-time lecturer at the Department of Design and Studio Art, CUT.  The course will be offered over a TWO-WEEK PERIOD with classes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 17:30 till 20:30 in lab 10 of the Graphic Design building. All materials are included in the course fee.

Pattern Design: Infinity dress and infinity top

The Pattern Design short course is an introduction into clothing design. Class sessions consist of lectures followed by in class practical exercises. Participants will be assigned homework on a weekly basis to practice new skills. The sessions will cover measurements, basic blocking of a dress and top as well as different variations thereof.  This course will be presented by Mrs Doretha Jacobs, a part time lecturer at UFS. The course will be offered over a six-week period with weekly evening classes every Monday from 18:00 to 21:00 in room 30 of the Main Art building. The following is needed to participate in this short course: YOUR OWN SEWING MACHINE, 4m of Bon Bon material (any colour) for the dress and 1.5m of any knitted material (any colour) for the top, scissors, Pritt glue stick, cello tape, ruler (minimum 50cm), pencil and eraser.

The Centre of Creative Development

The CCD strives to help you enhance your creative development through innovative education and training output. Through us you will expand your experiences.  We aspire to present training of the highest quality in order for you to fully develop your potential.  We also ensure training in the latest trends and developments for your outputs to be as current and market related as possible.  Through us you can become the trend-setter within your social circle and/or community.

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Certificates

Certificates will be awarded on the completion of each course based on the following three categories:

  • Attendance alone (minimum of 70%),
  • Successful completion of course (minimum of 70% attendance and successful completion of all projects and assignments)
  • Completing the course with distinction

Assessment

Course attendees must adhere to the evaluation criteria and assessment method to be determined by the appointed tutor.

Banking Details

Payments can be made directly into the CUT bank account, using your surname and course code (for example: PHOT101) as a reference.  The deposit slip must be presented, mailed or faxed with the registration form to the Centre Manager in order to register.

Bank:First National Bank
Account name:Central University of Technology FS
Account number:62538533531
Account type:Cheque account
Branch name:Bloemfontein
Branch Code:230134
Reference:Surname and course code

Or

Payments can be made directly at the CUT cashiers into the specified GLA account number (0095 5051), using your surname and course code as a reference.  Proof of payment must be presented, mailed or faxed with the registration form to the Centre Manager in order to register.

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Contact us

Centre Manager: Marizanne Janse van Rensburg

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3108 | Fax: +27(0)51 507 3197 | E-mail: mjvrens@cut.ac.za |Office nr: Room 31, Artis building

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