Visual Communication

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design

NQF Level 7 | SAQA ID: 60470


Open Window’s VISUAL COMMUNICATION programme is a progressive platform for learners to explore the disciplines of Communication DesignPhotography 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 aforementioned 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.


  • Subject to OW’s Admissions Vetting Process
  • An English mark of 55%
  • International applications please contact

1st YEAR


  • Academic Practice
  • Drawing & Narrative
  • Media Perspectives


Leading to majors. Choose 4:

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
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