A Short Course in Graphic Design

UCT GetSmarter
If you are currently working in the creative industry, are a self-taught designer or a small business owner looking to expand your services, the UCT Foundations of Graphic Design Short Course presented by GetSmarter might be just the course you are looking for.

The course offers a foundation in graphic design theory with emphasis on teaching practical skills relating to visual literacy, typography, layout, composition and more, for both print and web media. Students will practically apply this knowledge using Adobe Illustrator – one of the industry’s most commonly used graphic design software programs.

The Foundations of Graphic Design Short Course is a 10-weeks online course, available throughout South Africa and is approved by the University of Cape Town. Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive a certificate issued by the university.

Course Overview:

  • 10-week part-time short course presented online throughout South Africa
  • Receive a comprehensive overview of the field of graphic design and learn to execute basic design work using Adobe Illustrator
  • Develop practical design skills in visual literacy, typography, layout and composition that can be applied to both print and web media
  • Upon successful completion of the UCT Graphic Design short course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion, approved by the University of Cape Town


Kerry Goslett
Email: enrolments@getsmarter.co.za
Telephone: +27 (0)21 447 7565

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