The Higher Certificate in Creative Development in Design is offered by The Independent Institute of Education.
Program Length: 1 YEAR.
Higher Certificate in Creative Development offered by the Independent Institute of Education at the Faculty of HumanitiesThe purpose of this qualification is to provide an entry level qualification that will enable students to access internships, learnerships, entry-level positions as well as diploma and degree programmes within any of the creative brand communication fields. It introduces creative brand principles, and develops students' creative and conceptual skills. The programme focuses on the theories and principles of brand building and creative communication as encountered in visual communication and multimedia design using a combination of theoretical, experiential and practical components to facilitate students' academic growth, particularly their critical, strategic and conceptual thinking. Students are introduced to the principles and practices of academic writing and research to equip them to further their studies.
The IIE Higher Certificate in Creative Development is an entry level qualification to gain the insight, skill, and academic support required to pursue degree studies in the fields of design, brand communication and brand management. The focus is on building awareness around creative concept development and critical thinking skills in preparation for studies in Graphic Design, Copywriting, Digital Design, Interior Design, Game Design and Strategic Brand Communication. This certificate provides an introduction to the Creative Brand Communication and Design industry ensuring students are prepared to enter a relevant degree or the industry as an apprentice. The Higher Certificate in Creative Development provides a range of modules that develop academic literacy and digital literacy skills required in an academic and industry environment. Modules combine theoretical as well as practical application, with an introduction to real-world experience.
- Visual and Media Literacy
- Applied Communication Techniques
- Digital Media A
- Brand and Business Principles and Fundamentals
- Creative Development and Design A
- Creative Development and Design B
- Work Integrated Learning