Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Advertising and Media in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Advertising and Media(Advertising and Media)
  • Major Subject: Advertising and Media
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Advertising and Media

  •  Boston City Campus and Business College, Johannesburg  
    Course name: Higher Certificate in Advertising and Integrated Communication Practice


    Course content:

    (i) Computer Literacy

    (ii) Academic Literacy

    (iii) Advertising 1

    (iv) Introduction to Brand Management

    (v) Entrepreneurship 1

    (vi) Integrated Marketing Communication 1

    (vii) Applied Psychology

    (viii) Event Management 1

    (ix) Media Law 1

    (x) Work Integrated Learning HCERT ACP


    Course requirements

    (a) National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Higher Certificate study; or

    (b) National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Higher Certificate study; or

    (c) Prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed.

    Alternatively, a post school qualification may also be considered, for example, an FET/National Certificate, NQF (OQSF) Level 4, minimum Credits 120.


    Course duration: One year
  •  Mbowa College, Johannesburg  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Matric Certificate (with Math & Science)

    Course Overview:
    -Media studies
    -Advertising Strategy
    -Computer Appreciation
    -Business Communication
    -Communication Law
    -Media Studies
    -Advertising Research
    -Public Relations
    -Mass Communication Law
    -Language Studies
    -Media Planning
    -Copy and Visualizing
    -Basic Photoshop
    -Mass Communication Law
    -Introduction to Advertising Design and Graphics
  •  Revolution Media Academy, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 12 or an NQF level 3
    -Computer literacy
    -English language (spoken and written)
    -Music aptitude

    Module Overview:
    -Business Communications
    -Advertising Production
    -Creative Marketing
    -Business Studies
    -Advertising Design & Layout
    -Advertising Media Planning
  •  Damelin Correspondence College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std. 10), or equivalent with:
    -Communication at NQF Level 3
    -Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3
    -Computer Literacy at NQF Level 2

    Modules Overview:
    1. Communication
    2. Advertising
    3. Art Direction
    4. Client Services
    5. Copywriting
  •  Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 of Further Education and training Board
    -English language(Spoken and written)
    -Physical Science at NQF Level 4
    -Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3

    Tuition fees: R 1,600 p/m
  •  Creative Arts College, Durban  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Matric (NQF Level 4) or RPL

    Course Outline:
    -Copyrighting,
    -Art Direction and Design,
    -Client Service,
    -Media Buying,
    -Television & Radio Production,
    -Print Production
  •  INTEC College, Cape Town  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent,
    -Communication at NQF Level 3
    -Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3
    -Computer Literacy at NQF Level 2

    Duration: 12 months.
  •  Hillcross Business College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Grade 12 – Matric,
    -A senior certificate or
    -National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification

  •  Whitestone College, Johannesburg  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Matric Pass including English
  •  Gauteng City College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 12 months

  •  Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 12 months




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