Scholarship

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN ANIMATION AND VISUAL EFFECTS

Qualification: Higher Certificate in Animation and Visual Effects
Duration: 1 Year, Programme starts in August

In this programme, students acquire comprehensive skills in free-hand drawing, 2D and 3D computer-generated graphics and animation using the industry’s most widely used software. The curriculum provides an understanding of the systems and equipment used for creating animation and the practical experience required for production techniques and design concepts. Students gain comprehensive expertise of the contemporary ‘infotainment’ industry.

  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • 3D Character Performance
  • Digital Imaging & Motion Graphics
  • Basics of 3D Modelling
  • Principles of 2D Modelling
  • Modelling Digital Environments
  • 3D Character Animation
  • Storyboarding & Animatics
  • Animation for Film & Television
  • Creative Project: Digital Effects
  • Personal Mastery & Leadership Masterclasses
  • Entrepreneurship

National Senior Certificate with Higher Certificate entry or equivalent
English NQF 4
Maths/ Maths Literacy NQF 4
Computer Literacy
Art or previous experience in Art

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN DIGITAL FILM PRODUCTION

Qualification: Higher Certificate in Digital Film Production
Duration: 1 Year, Programme starts in August

This programme is designed to provide students with experience in the many facets of digital film production, fostering creative confidence and artistic independence within a hands-on learning environment.

The programme covers the technical and creative components of digital film making including conceptualisation, screenwriting, project development, digital camera operation, lighting,
production management, directing, editing, sound design, motion graphics and VFX. In creating their own projects, students develop the necessary skills to become film makers.

  • Digital Film Production
  • Digital Imaging
  • Film Studies
  • Screenwriting & Adaptations
  • Motion Graphics
  • Visual Effects
  • TV Commercial Production
  • Documentary Production
  • Creative Production
  • Personal Mastery & Leadership Masterclasses
  • Entrepreneurship

National Senior Certificate with Higher Certificate entry or equivalent
English NQF 4
Maths/Maths Literacy NQF 4
Computer Literacy

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN GAME DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

Qualification: Higher Certificate in Game Design and Production
Duration: 1 Year, Programme starts in August

The Higher Certificate in Game Design and Production has been structured to develop competence in game design and production for candidates aspiring to enter into careers in this industry. The curriculum has been contextualised as a foundation qualification aiming to contribute to the growth, quality, competitiveness of game production on the African continent and insight into employment opportunities with the SA gaming industry.

This programme provides an appropriate balance between academic rigour and practical skills, exposing students to academic and practical skills with a strong focus on technology and creativity generally expected and required in this industry.

  • Media Studies Introduction
  • Academic Literacy
  • Game Studies
  • Digital Imaging
  • Scripting
  • UI Design
  • Game Production
  • Asset Design
  • Creative Project
  • Personal Mastery & Leadership Masterclasses
  • Entrepreneurship

National Senior Certificate with Higher Certificate entry or equivalent
English NQF 4
Maths/Maths Literacy NQF 4
Computer Literacy

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