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  • PROSPECTUS

  • INDEX

    01 AN INTRODUCTION

    What is Graphic Design?

    Who are we?

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    8

    Program outline

    Career opportunities

    Curriculum

    Process overview

    03 BA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN

    08 SELECTION PROCESS

    PROSPECTUS 2016

    Please refer to The Selection Process_e.pdf included on this disk drive for more detailed information regarding the selection process and portfolio requirements.

  • 01WHAT IS GRAPHIC DESIGN?AN INTRODUCTION

    GRAPHIC DESIGN?what is

    Graphic Design is ominpresent. We all interact with it on a daily

    basis; most dont realise it.

    PROSPECTUS 2016

    IN CASE

    YOU DIDNT

    ALREADY

    KNOW

  • 3

    02WHO ARE WE?AN INTRODUCTION

    WHO ARE WE?you ask

    so,

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    AWARDS

    PROSPECTUS 2016

    5

    STUDENT

    GOLDPACK

    AWARD

    1 5

    INTERNATIONAL

    SOCIETY OF

    TYPOGRAPHIC

    DESIGNERS

    4

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    RANKINGS

    AMONGST THE

    TOP 5

  • 03OUTLINEBA GRAPHIC DESIGN

    BA GRAPHIC DESIGNThe aim of the program is to train graphic designers in the proper use of their knowledge and skills in the field of graphic design.

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    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • CAREEROPPORTUNITIES

    PROSPECTUS 2016

    MULTIMEDIADESIGNER

    COMICARTISTILLUSTRATOR

    EDUCATION

    PACKAGINGDESIGNER

    WEBSITEDESIGNER

    EDITORIALDESIGNER

    ADVERTISINGARTIST

    LAYOUTARTIST

    CHILDRENSBOOK

    ILLUSTRATOR

    PROFESSIONALGRAPHIC

    DESIGNER

    04CAREER OPPORTUNITIESBA GRAPHIC DESIGN

    JUST A

    HANDFUL OF THE

    MANY TO CHOOSE

    FROM

  • CURRICULUM

    PROSPECTUS 2016

    05CURRICULUMBA GRAPHIC DESIGN

    GRAPHICDESIGN

    1

    MULTIMEDIADESIGN

    A.K.A.PRINT DESIGN

    06> PG

    07> PG

  • PROSPECTUS 2016

    GRAPHIC DESIGNthe

    stream

    1YEAR

    2YEAR

    3YEAR

    4YEAR

    FOUNDATIONAL COURSEEvery student completes a standard first year course with graphic design, illustration, art history and communication modules.

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Communication

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Art History and Illustration

    Students are required to specialise in either the illustration or communication streams of graphic design.

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Communication

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Art History and Illustration

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with CommunicationManagement

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Communicationfor Social Change

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Art History and Illustration

    In third year, students have the opportunity to further specialise by selecting between the graphic design or multimedia design (page 7) streams.

    Those students who elected to follow the communication stream are now required to once again specialise. Those that chose to enter into the illustration stream, follow a single course option.

    OR OR

    OR

    OR

    06CURRICULUMBA GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • PROSPECTUS 2015

    MULTIMEDIA DESIGNthe

    stream

    PROSPECTUS 2015

    1YEAR

    2YEAR

    3YEAR

    4YEAR

    FOUNDATIONAL COURSEEvery student completes a standard first year course with graphic design, illustration, art history and communication modules.

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Communication

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    with Art History and Illustration

    Students are required to specialise in either the illustration or communication streams of graphic design.

    MULTIMEDIA

    with Communication

    MULTIMEDIA

    with Art History and Illustration

    MULTIMEDIA DESIGN

    MULTIMEDIA DESIGN

    MULTIMEDIA

    with CommunicationManagement

    MULTIMEDIA

    with Communicationfor Social Change

    MULTIMEDIA

    with Art History and Illustration

    In third year, students have the opportunity to further specialise by selecting between the graphic design (page 6) or multimedia design streams.

    Those students who elected to follow the communication stream are now required to once again specialise. Those that chose to enter into the illustration stream, follow a single course option.

    OR OR

    OR

    OR

    07CURRICULUMBA GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • PROSPECTUS 2016

    08OVERVIEWSELECTION PROCESS

    3

    PHASES

    SELECTION PROCESShow does the

    work?

    PHASE TWO PHASE THREEPHASE ONE

    NWU STUDENT APPLICATION SELECTION PORTFOLIO

    JULY 201615

    CLOSING DATE

    PHASE 1

    JULY 201615

    CLOSING DATE

    PHASE 2

    Please refer to The Selection Process_e.pdf included on this disk drive for more detailed information regarding

    the selection process and portfolio requirements.

    University admissions take place separate from the graphic design selection process. Acceptance by the graphic design subject group

    does not automatically give you university admission.

    Compile a portfolio that represents your creative and technical skill.

    This portfolio consists of four prescribed projects and a personal

    selection of your work.

    SKILLS TEST AND INTERVIEW

    If your student application and submitted selection portfolio were successful, you will be contacted to make an appointment for either of the two dates below for a design

    workshop, life drawing test and short interview.

    AUGUST06

    OPTION ONE

    PHASE 3

    OCTOBER07

    OPTION TWO

    PHASE 3

  • QUESTIONS?

    018 299 2458 : NWU Admissions Office

    018 299 4091 : Zita Kyster Secretary Graphic Design

    018 299 4096 : Colette Lotz Subject Head Graphic Design

    YOU STILL HAVEA BURNING QUESTION

    ON YOUR MIND?

    THE END

    but wait!