Degrees & Honours

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design
Bachelor of Film Arts
Bachelor of Interaction Design

OWC OF 30-33*
*Subject to OW’s Admissions Vetting Process
An English mark of 55%
International applications please contact

* If entry requirements are not met for the degree enrollment please contact to assist.


Honours Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts Honours in Visual Communication

  • Relevant undergraduate qualification
  • Need to attend a selection interview
  • Level 3 theory subject with an average of 65%
  • Submit an Honours Proposal
  • International applications please contact

Step 1:

Provisional Application
Application fee: R750.00(Non-refundable)

One of our Student Recruitment Advisors will have a consultation session to ensure a smooth Application and Registration.
+ An assigned Open Window Buddy who will provide guidance on portfolio preparation and any queries the prospective student may have as they gear up for their new journey at Open Window.


Step 2:

Official Application
FEE R 2000 (non-refundable)(This will be deducted from your registration fee)

Please submit the following:

  • Latest Grade 12 results
  • ID Document
Portfolio RequirementsHonours ProposalCode of ConductRegistration AgreementRPL Application

Step 3:

Registration fee:Fee R 11 000 or R5 500
  • Certificate
    1 Year Study Plan only : R 5 500
  • Degree
    Open Window offers 2 registration fee options which is dependent on the study plan selected
    3 Year Study Plan: R 11 000
    4 – 5 Year Study Plan: R 5 500
  • Honours
    1 – 2 Year Study Plan: R 11 000
  • Payment of registration fee or full settlement
  • Please take note of the discount options available for full settlements, contact for more information
  • Complete and upload the student code of conduct and registration agreement


*Fees subject to change at the discretion of Open Window

  • Students register per academic year.
  • A registration fee is payable on registration and is deducted from the overall class fees for the year.
  • OW has credit card facilities on campus.
  • The costs for the year are dependent on the study plan selected.
Tuition Fees
  • Curriculum changes might occur at any time that could affect part-time students. You will be expected to adhere to the latest requirements as communicated to you.
  • The course fee does not include any prescribed art or production material, software, equipment or stationery.

Save on Tuition Fees

We have just launched a sensational offering to all students who register to study with us in 2018. If you register and pay the full tuition fee before 30 November 2017 you will save 7 % on your total tuition fee. This offer is counting down 1% every month until Term 1 kicks off in February next year.

For more information please contact CRM officer or send an email to Please note that this only applies to the full settlement. The discount on the total fees (as expressed on pg 86/87 of the 2018 Prospectus) has changed.

Student Advisor Contact Information

Marike Botha
Jason van der Merwe
Chantell Richards
Mpho Tshabalala
Jonathan Cross
Rumbi Zawu
Kobus van Niekerk
Octavian Steyn

Registration Days

Book a virtual interview with one of our Student Advisors



Important Documents