BA Hons (Illustration)

Admission requirements

Prospective candidates must have an appropriate Bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent qualification regarded by the Senate as adequate for admission to the programme) and the submission of a body of art works to indicate that the candidate is adequately prepared for advanced studies in illustration. An average pass mark of at least 65% in the final-year subjects is required. Prospective applicants who hold diplomas or degrees from universities of technology or private providers can apply for Assessment and Recognition of Prior Learning (ARPL).

How to apply

Prospective candidates must submit an online e-application:

Online e-application

Or contact:

Karla Koopstad | Administrative officer (Arts) | +27 21 808 9111

Prospective candidates must also submit an e-portfolio of art works in PDF format to Prof Kathryn Smith at

The closing date for applications is 30 November, but students may apply earlier.