Graphic Design

DEFA will qualify you with the aptitudes and knowledge for a creative and an innovative career in the design industry.

Over a span of course duration of the full-time study, you will focus on exploring design thinking and developing design projects in a studio-based environment.

You will gain the technical aptitudes and design knowledge to build up an individual folio of innovative work that you can use to apply for further levels of design study, or as an entry ticket into the workforce. Studying individually and in groups, you will utilize state-of-the-art equipment and the newest computer design programs.

You will be involved in design competitions, activities & projects that reflect industry rehearse, and associate with individuals and ideas related to the design industries. This program can increase the value of your current career or open doors to a new pathway into further study at diploma, higher national diploma and degree level.

Teaching and Learning

Through an assortment of learning and educating approaches you build up a solid establishment in various design skills and gain insights into various professions in the designing business.

The teaching methodology is practical and hands-on. You will learn in contemporary studio environments and also through lectures, workshops, discussions and presentations. You will utilize PCs and projects, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

It is recommended that you have your own computer; This is a recommendation only and not a requirement, as students have access to computer labs on campus. You will be evaluated all through every semester by means of papers, reports, verbal presentations, group projects, research and practical tasks and projects.

Career Outlook

Graphic designers work in many different commercial and community contexts across both print and digital media.

With this primary certification, you will be able to take part in careers related to:

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Art Direction
  • Branding and Corporate Identity
  • Instructional Design
  • Packaging
  • Signage and Web Design