Thinking about studying at AFDA? Don’t miss our Open Day 13 October 2018

News, 02 October 2018

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AFDA: The School for the Creative Economy is hosting an Open Day on the 13 October 2018. The Open Day will give prospective students and parents the opportunity to:

- Observe and engage in live practical demonstrations presented by our staff and students and learn more about our 26 majors on offer from our 8 courses:

  • BA Motion Picture Medium
  • BA Live Performance
  • BCom Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Higher Certificate in Film, Television & Entertainment Production
  • Higher Certificate in Radio & Podcasting
  • BA Honours Motion Picture Medium
  • BA Honours Live Performance
  • MFA (Master of Fine Arts)

Understand the Creative Economy and what your future career may look like and learn about AFDA’s unique and integrated learning system in all of our registered programmes as well as know more about AFDA’s collaborative, practice-led research based, market related & project driven approach to higher education for creative individuals from Higher Certificate, to Production Course in the Undergraduate degrees to Postgraduate

-Tour our campus and its venues; view our equipment and facilities

-Collect a prospectus and other relevant materials or information to help you plan your future studies

-Have a one to one a consultation with AFDA staff to answer more questions. These can be booked with the Dean, Head of School, relevant discipline lecturer or another staff member to assist you with your questions

-Use available computers at the campus to apply directly online with help from an AFDA staff

-Chat to AFDA students about their experience of studying with us

-Find out about AFDA’s tuition fees and get information about financial institutions offering loans

- Ask us about student accommodation available in the area

-Have a one to one a consultation with AFDA staff to answer more questions. These can be booked with the Dean, Head of School, relevant discipline lecturer or another staff member to assist you with your questions

AFDA is one of the leading outcomes-based schools in the world. Our students are taught to conceptualize, create and develop indigenous products and commodities for the local and international market.  Students are educated not only to forge profitable and sustainable careers in this market, but are encouraged to develop themselves as employment providers – the cultural entrepreneurs of the future. Our alumni have reinvigorated their industries with the quality of their intellectual property, skill and talent. More than 90% of our Honours alumni are working and employed in their chosen field of specialization.

AFDA films are exhibited at international festivals and have been broadcast worldwide, winning many prestigious awards, including the Student Academy Award for Best Foreign Student Film. In the last three years alone our alumni have won over 60 SAFTA awards. AFDA is a full member of CILECT – the International Association of Accredited Film and Television Schools.

Don’t forget the date:

Presentations start at 10am – 12pm

13 October 2018

41 Frost Avenue
Auckland Park 2092
Phone: +27 (0) 11 482 8345

Cape Town
18 Lower Scott Road
Observatory 7925
Phone: +27 (0) 21 448 7600

2a Highdale Road
Glen Anil 4051
Phone: +27 (0) 31 569 2252

Port Elizabeth
Old Museum Building
28 Bird Street
Central 6006
Phone: +27 (0) 41 582 1266



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AFDA is registered as the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and is a private higher education institution which offers higher certificate and degree programmes. It is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a private higher education institution under the the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration certificate no. 2001/HE07/012. Our programmes are accredited and we participate productively in the ongoing reaccreditation and quality assurance processes of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to ensure the quality of our programmes.
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