Visual Communication

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design

NQF Level 7 | SAQA ID: 60470


The Open Window VISUAL COMMUNICATION programme is a progressive platform for learners to explore the disciplines of Communication Design, Photography and Illustration. The programme is designed to offer the graduate a sustainable career by focusing on an area of specialisation in one or two of the above fields whilst encouraging interdisciplinary awareness through a wide selection of skills based modules. This approach provides flexibility that promotes broad thinking and interdisciplinary articulation within a student’s chosen field of study.


  • APS score of 22 (or p-count of at least 14)
  • English with a minimum APS of 4 (50%)
  • For international application or if entry requirements are not met for the degree enrollment please contact

1st YEAR


  • Academic Practice
  • Visual Culture
  • Drawing
  • Creative Development
  • Art History / Visual Vocabulary


Leading to majors. Choose 3:

2nd YEAR


Choose one 1st year choice subject for a single major option or choose two of the 1st year choice subjects for a *double major option:

For more information on the 2nd and 3rd year subjects click on one of the major subjects.

*Double major only allowed within qualifications.

Double Majors