Take your skills to the next level.
Delve deeper and see how far you can stretch your mind – and skills – with this evolved course. Here, you will expand on your existing conceptual and creative skills and explore the realms of game technology for entertainment, educational, mobile and web purposes. The 1 Year Higher Certificate Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment course will introduce you to the popular gaming industry, its systems and design processes, and the various aspects of game production.
You will gain insights into the various types of games and their application in the creative, business, marketing and entertainment sectors. Through an understanding of their respective markets you will be able to develop a professional game pitch, conceptualise and plan games, apply ideas commercially and, above all, produce professional games by the end of the course. Your new skills will not only make you more marketable in the industry but also provide you, and future employers, with invaluable tools for working with emerging technologies such as mobile platforms, augmented reality and social networks. Best of all, the skills gained in this course can open doors to an incredible array of careers – such as 3D printing and modelling, new tech and game design – as the thinking and techniques learned are also used in the architectural, medical, advertising, product development and animation industries. The opportunities are limitless and only as big as you allow yourself to dream.
Note: Upon completion of this course you will be awarded the Higher Certificate in Game Graphics and Multimedia Entertainment, NQF-level 5 (SAQA ID 93930, HEQSF-aligned, H/PR432/E004CAN, 152 Credits).
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The year is packed with theoretical and practical training that includes:
Specialization / Final Exam Project
WHAT ARE THE COURSE REQUIREMENTS?
What Are The Course Requirements?
You must have a valid senior/matric / grade 12 certificate or NQF4 equivalent.
Please provide answers to all the questions and submit the portfolio (PDF or Printed A4) with the documents requested in the enrolment application form.
HOW MUCH DOES THE COURSE COST?
How Much Does The Course Cost?
The annual course fee for 2018 is R76 800, and includes a year licence for the Adobe Creative Suite. Various payment options are available, and detailed in the application form, along with our general admin fees.
WHEN DOES THE COURSE START?
When Does The Course Start?
The term dates for the year 2018 are:
– Term 1: 31 Jan – 16 Mar
– Term 2: 26 Mar – 15 Jun
– Term 3: 02 Jul – 21 Sep
– Term 4: 01 Oct – 22 Nov
DO YOU OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS?
Do You Offer Scholarships?
If you have the goods to shine as a visual communicator, the “Distinguished Talent Scholarship” programme is for you. One scholarship per year is awarded to the candidate who most impresses us with their creative work and shows drive and initiative to make full use of their potential.