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NATIONAL DIPLOMA: FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION
Campus where offered: Arts Campus

Important notification to new applicants:
Students who intent to enrol for this qualification for the first time in 2017 should note that it will not be possible to continue with any Baccalaureus Technologiae as from 2019, since it is being replaced by qualifications aligned with the newly-implemented Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework. Potential students are advised to consult the University's website for any new qualifications which might not be published in this Prospectus.

Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria:
FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A SENIOR CERTIFICATE BEFORE 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification, with at least four subjects at Higher Grade.

Recommended subject(s):
Art, Computer Studies, Drama, Mathematics, Music and Science.

Selection criteria:
Applicants are subject to selection prior to admission. Applicants will be notified of the selection date by the University’s Admissions Office. Selection is based on a TUT potential assessment and a personal interview if necessary. The decision of the Selection Committee is final. The following subjects are recommended and have a higher value on the scale below, which is used for admission purposes: Art, Computer Studies, Drama, Mathematics, Music and Science.

SYMBOL HG   SG
A  7
B  6 4
C  5
 D  4  2
 E  3  1
 F  1  0

The values for all other subjects are as follows:

SYMBOL HG  SG
A 5 3
B 4 2
C 3 1
2 0
E 0

Applicants with a total score of 11 or more will be considered for evaluation and possible acceptance.

FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:
Admission requirement(s):

A National Senior Certificate with a bachelor’s degree or a diploma endorsement, or an equivalent qualification, with an achievement level of at least 3 for English (home language or first additional language).

Recommended subject(s): None.

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 18.

Assessment procedures:
Applicants with an APS of 18 and more will be invited for a structured interview with a panel.
The APS will contribute 50% to the final admission score and the interview will contribute 50%.

FOR APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL):
Admission requirement(s):

A National Certificate (Vocational) with at least 50% for English (home language or first additional language) and 50% for Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy, 50% for Life Orientation (excluded for APS calculation), 60% for any other three compulsory vocational subjects and 50% for the fourth subject.

Selection criteria:
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 27.

Minimum duration:  Three years.

Presentation:  Day classes.

Intake for the qualification: January only.

Exclusion and readmission: See Chapter 2 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

Closing date for application: 31 July.

Approximate first-year class fees: R36 590.

Additional costs: Please enquire at the department.

Possible careers: Film Producer, Scriptwriter, Director, Film Critic, Editor, Director of Photography, Sound Engineer.

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Link to the Prospectus
Link to Important notice on the revision of qualifications

CONTACT DETAILS
The Departmental Administrator
Tel: +27 12 382 5496
E-mail:
artsinfo@tut.ac.za 

 

All information is subject to change without further notice.