CPUT Diploma: Visual Communication Design Courses and Fees
Course Information and Fees
VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN
A graphic designer is a visual communicator, someone who creates visual concepts by hand or by using computer software. They communicate ideas to inspire, inform and captivate consumers. Graphic Designers communicate ideas visually to a range of target markets. This can include digital design, illustration, labels and packaging, corporate identity, logos, branding, web page design, photography magazine layout, brochures, billboards and magazine layout.
The fields of employment are advertising agencies, design studios, printing and publishing houses. Graduates can become creative directors, art directors, package designers, brand identity developers, logo designers, illustrators and web page designers. After gaining practical experience, a graphic designer may decide to become self-employed as a freelance designer.
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
The fees for 2018 reflected below may be subject to change.
Please confirm the final fee amount by contacting the relevant Faculty Office or contact person as listed at the bottom of this page.