Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Multimedia and Animation in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Multimedia and Animation(Multimedia and Animation)
  • Major Subject: Multimedia and Animation
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Multimedia and Animation

  •  SAE Institute , Cape Town   
    Course name: Higher certificate in Animation and Visual Effects


    Course content:

    (i) Basics of 3D Modelling

    (ii) Storyboarding & Animatics

    (iii) The Business of Animation

    (iv) Modeling Digital Environments

    (v) Animation Principles

    (vi) Fundamentals of Drawing

    (vii) 3D Character Performance

    (viii) 3D Character Animation

    (ix) Motion Graphics

    (x) Visual Effects (VFx)





    Course requirements

    (a) A National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent academic learning of an NQF 4 qualification or higher, with university exemption/endorsement.

    (b) Computer literacy.

    (c) Adequate hearing abilities & adequately sighted.

    English Language Proficiency

    Successful applicants for all courses must be proficient in written and spoken English.

    (d) In case of TOEFL or IELTS testing, students must score:

    (i) 6.0 on IELTS

    (ii) 550 on TOEFL (paper-based)

    (iii) 213 on TOEFL (computer-based)

    (iv) 79 (Internet based)


    If an applicant is a native English speaker or has studied in the medium of English on a secondary or post-secondary level, then the English language test requirement may be waived.



    After study, students will have gathered the following skills:

    (i) Principles of animation

    (ii) Animation tools

    (iii) Project management

    (iv) Storytelling

    (v) Drawing

    (vi) 3D animation

    (vii) Post production

    (viii) Industry knowledge




    Program duration: One year


    Mode of study: Full time


    The following are career options associated with this program:

    (i) Concept Artist

    (ii) Visual Effects Artist

    (iii) Character Designer

    (iv) Character Animator

    (v) Environment Artist

    (vi) Texture Artist

    (vii) Storyboard Artist




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