Design Center College of Design
About Design Center College of Design
Greenside Design Center is an internationally acclaimed, specialist design college focused on nurturing creative and innovative thinkers. Our philosophy is based on being Different by Design in order to train graduates to bring fresh ideas and new thinking to design tasks.
GDC offers a range of degrees, honours degrees and higher certificates in various design disciplines including graphic design, multimedia design and interior design.
WHY CHOOSE GREENSIDE DESIGN CENTER:
• Each of our programmes are benchmarked against local and international standards to ensure each student receives the highest level of quality design education.
• Our curriculum is modelled on workplace scenarios to give students a practical understanding of how they can use their skills in the real world.
• Students have access to lecturers, resources and the latest software to help them fulfil their course requirements and hone their skills.
WHAT WE OFFER:
• Graphic design courses for the visual communicators interested in learning good design principals and creating beautiful visual compositions.
• Multimedia design courses for the tech-savvy individuals ready to marry their design ideas with the digital world.
• Interior design courses for those that think in three dimensions and want to create spaces that positively affect how we live life, every day.
Greenside Design Center is committed to providing students with the best resources for their design journey. Choose us today to start yours and see why we are Different by Design.
Design Center College of Design Courses Offered
We offer Bachelor’s degrees, honours degrees and higher certificates in various design disciplines.
Each of our programmes are designed to be the perfect balance of practical application and academic study to produce students that can stand up to any design task. Whether you choose our graphic design course, multimedia design course or interior design course, our curriculum is modelled on workplace scenarios to give students a practical understanding of how they can use their skills in the real world.
Our graphic design courses are focussed on teaching the fundamentals of great visual communication. Students can enrol for a BA graphic design or BA honours graphic design in this programme.
Our multimedia design courses are for anyone interested in interactive and computer-based work that communicates a design message. Students can enrol for a BA multimedia design or BA honours multimedia design in this programme.
Our interior design courses teach the critical elements needed in the application, art and construction of indoor environments. Students can enrol for a BA interior design or BA honours interior design in this programme.
Greenside Design Center also offers a one year higher certificate in Design Thinking.
Design Center College of Design Application For Admission
APPLY TO STUDY @ GDC
The first step to becoming a fully qualified and sought-after designer is to let us know you’re interested in enrolling with us. Complete the short form on the left, and we will contact you to set up an individual interview at a time convenient to you. Apply today!
For the degree programmes:
For the Higher Certificate
- Completion of National Senior Certificate with entry into a Higher Certificate
- A minimum of 50% in English as a first or first additional language in school
- Call the Greenside Design Center reception at 011 646 1984 to make an appointment for an interview
On day of interview, bring along the following with you:
- Certified copies of your ID / Passport,
- Latest school results or academic record
- An art or design portfolio (photos of artwork can also be assessed), or a drawing exercise can be done during the interview)
If you are accepted and want to register, you will need to
- Complete the Reservation Form and pay the Reservation Fee
- Await correspondence from GDC in December regarding formal registration that will take place the following January.
What if you are currently completing grade 12?
Follow the process above, using the latest grade 12 results you have (for example 2nd term report). GDC can accept you provisionally pending your final National Senior Certificate.
Design Center College of Design Contact Details
Interested in studying Graphic design, Interior design or Multimedia design? Contact us today to arrange an interview.
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+27 11 646 1984
+27 11 646 6165
118 Greenway, Greenside,
Johannesburg, South Africa
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