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NATIONAL DIPLOMA: INTERIOR DESIGN
Campus where offered: Arts Campus
Important notification to new applicants:
Students who intend 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 2020, 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 Potential students are advised to consult the University's website for any new qualifications which might not be published in this Prospectus.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:
A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification.
Art and Design, Computer Studies, Mathematics and Technical Drawing.
Submission of a portfolio of practical work. Further detailed instructions will be provided.
FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:
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.
To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Points Score (APS) of at least 18.
Applicants with an APS of 18 and more will be invited to submit a portfolio that will be evaluated for the final admission. Details of the portfolio and assessment criteria will be provided upon application.
FOR APPLICANTS WITH A NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL):
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.
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.
Research: The student should be capable of doing the relevant research concurrently with the practical execution of assignments. Examination: at third-year level, student portfolios are evaluated by a panel that includes an external moderator.
Closing date for application: 31 July.
Approximate first-year class fees: R30 000.
Additional costs: Please enquire at the department.
Possible careers: Display designer, model builder, technical draughtsman, interior draughtsman, architectural illustrator, furniture designer, shop designer, window display designer, interior-architect and office planning and layout designer.
Link to the Prospectus
Link to Important notice on the revision of qualifications
The Departmental Administrator
Tel: +27 12 382 6145
All information is subject to change without further notice.