BAHons in Design

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Department of Graphic Design, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Faculty: 
Department: Department of Graphic Design
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BAHons in Design
Programme Code: H8DE1Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 91874

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022

Purpose

The Bachelor of Arts Honours in Design prepares students for research-based postgraduate study and entry into a design career by enabling them to produce creative solutions to complex problems within a specialist area of design, and to conduct and report research under supervision.

Career Opportunities

Honours Graduates work in branding, advertising, publication, packaging, social media, as digital artists, information designers, user interface designers, inhouse graphic designers for large companies, animators, illustrators, content creators, become freelancers and start their own businesses. Honours graduates can also continue to a Masters degree to pursue an academic career.

Curriculum

Admission Requirements

2022/11/30

Selection Process

A relevant Bachelor Honours Degree. A “professional” Bachelor's Degree, or a Postgraduate Diploma, with sufficient preparation to conduct research with a recommended minimum of 60% for all final-year modules. A relevant Baccalaureus Technologiae, with an average mark of at least 65% combined with a research methodology short learning component as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.

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