OPEN DAY 2016:   22/10 | 09:30-13:00

CTCA launches unique degree
in Contemporary Art

The CTCA will be offering the first Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Art degree in South Africa from next year. This unique programme was developed – with input from practising artists, curators, gallerists and educators - in direct response to the evolving needs and demands of the local and international art world and its many diverse sectors. For more information on this course click here

Welcome to the CTCA

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    Our approach

    The Cape Town Creative Academy is an independent, progressive school of art and design that offers transdisciplinary degree programmes shaped by the complex demands of the contemporary information economy.

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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:

    • Audiovisual Studies
    • Communication Design
    • Contemporary Art
    • Interaction Design

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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, as well as the contemporary art world. The CTCA’s programmes equip students to follow careers in creative sectors as illustrated in the following graphic…

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Academic Departments

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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.