Welcome to the CTCA

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    Our Mission and Philosophy

    It is the mission of the CTCA to develop and sustain a student-centred learning environment as a direct pathway to professional excellence. With a progressive, transdisciplinary vision, the CTCA is dedicated to the development and support of a community of practice that encourages innovation and co-creation. The CTCA aims to develop and sustain an Afrocentric institutional culture and approach to teaching that ensures authenticity and a meaningful impact on the African continent. The CTCA embraces an ethos that cultivates young, creative professionals to uphold and protect the integrity and sustainability of the creative industry.

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  • Application & Registration

    The CTCA admits applicants based on their academic record, artistic inclination and general aptitude. The CTCA is guided by and adheres to the guidelines presented by the Department of Education and the recommendations on the senior certificate regarding Higher Education and Matriculation exemption.

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  • Courses

    All programmes offered by the Cape Town Creative Academy (Pty) Ltd are accredited by the Council on Higher Education and registered on the National Qualifications Framework on level 7 by the South African Qualifications Authority. The Cape Town Creative Academy is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training: No 2014/HE07/009. The CTCA offers BA degrees in:

    • Communication Design
    • Interaction Design
    • Audiovisual Studies

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  • Great Career Outcomes

    The creative industry served by the CTCA includes the graphic design and advertising;  digital, new- and multimedia; audiovisual and motion graphic industries.
    The CTCA’s programmes equip students to follow careers in creative sectors as illustrated in the following graphic…

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    Due to popular demand the CAPE TOWN CREATIVE ACADEMY is now offering Short Courses in addition to its BA Degrees.

    Short Courses in the popular Adobe Creative Software packages kick off in August. The modules are presented over a period of 4 weeks, for 3 hours per week.

    Don’t miss out, book your seat today!

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The Cape Town Creative Academy is located in the hub of creative development in Woodstock, on the eastern fringe of Cape Town’s city centre. The CTCA is part of a dynamic, creative community that includes some of South Africa’s top design studios, advertising agencies, publishing houses and internationally esteemed galleries and art dealers.