Introduction

AFDA kick-started their new campus in Port Elizabeth on the 9th of February 2015 and currently attracts the interest of students from all corners of the world.

Port Elizabeth is known as the friendly city and is renowned for its pristine and accessible beaches, adventure sports and outdoor lifestyle. It boasts a strong cultural history, provides a student friendly environment with excellent accommodation and is a host to a large body of international visitors annually.

AFDA Courses currently on offer at the Port Elizabeth campus:

  • Undergraduate BA in Motion Picture Medium (Film)
  • Undergraduate BA in Live Performance
  • Postgraduate BA HONOURS in Motion Picture Medium (Film) *2018
  • Higher Certificate in Radio & Podcasting

AFDA reserves the right to make changes or withdraw information or course offers without prior notice. Where possible, AFDA will endeavour to notify all persons and/or organisations affected as a result.

9 Good reasons to study at the Port Elizabeth campus:

  1. The AFDA PE Campus is located in an affordable region that reduces the cost of living and travel considerably.
  2. AFDA P.E. will have small classes to facilitate personal attention and learning for each student. International students benefit from this stride in terms of academic development and can easily access English Language support services nearby the campus.
  3. AFDA P.E. will utilise the same film curriculum and learning system that has proved to be highly successful at its other campuses.
  4. AFDA P.E. facilities and equipment will have a year to year parity with its other campuses and proportionate to student numbers.
  5. An economic opportunity exists for P.E. graduates to create a sustainable industry through growing its intellectual capital and cultural content.
  6. Similarly an economic opportunity exists for P.E. to optimize its first world infrastructure, locations, exchange rate and diverse population through facilitating international film and television production.
  7. An opportunity exists for P.E. graduates to create and reach both national and international viewers through the production, distribution and monetization of on-line content.
  8. AFDA P.E. has a rich cultural voice and audiences that are able to contribute to growing the arts and culture of the province as a revenue stream.
  9. Port Elizabeth's pristine coastline, friendly disposition and student life make it a popular study destination for both local & international students.

AFDA is the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration certificate no. 2001/HE07/012.

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