School of Media and Design
Higher Certificate in Graphic Web Design
This programme offers the following specialisations:
Web Design, User Interface design, HTML and CSS, Basic Web Animation, Logo Design, Image Manipulation
Qualification / Course Information
Bellville (Cape Town)
The Higher Certificate in Graphic Web Design will equip students with web design skills and techniques essential to develop interactive websites and animation. This programme includes graphic design, because the output will be consumed through a visual medium, but it goes further than purely the visual.
It stretches to incorporate every aspect of a web experience. The programme includes responsive website design, logo design, user interface design, HTML mark-up, design for ease-of-use (usability), selecting content imagery; flash animation; just to name a few.
FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES:
After successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Graphic Web Design (NQF 5), the student may articulate to the Bachelor of Information Technology in Web Design and Development (NQF 7).
THE ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN GRAPHIC WEB DESIGN ARE:
a Senior Certificate (SC); or
a National Senior Certificate (NSC), with a minimum of 40% in three modules including a Home Language, and a minimum of 30% in three other modules; or
a National Senior Certificate – Vocational Level 4 (NC(V)),
a minimum of 40% in English Home Language or a minimum of 30% English First Additional Language.
Applied Design (Graphic Design & Illustration; Image Creation & Composition)
XHTML & CSS
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Below are some key career opportunities that you may consider once you have completed this qualification: