About

AFDA is the leading outcomes-based education provider on the African continent and has over 2000 students, a full-time staff contingent of over 200 and 4 fully equipped campuses in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth. AFDA has produced some of the top filmmakers, performers and creative innovators in South Africa and beyond, and has made a significant contribution to developing a sustainable local entertainment industry. AFDA students are taught to conceptualize, create and develop indigenous products and commodities for the local and international markets. This makes them highly disruptive and progressive within the creative industries space.

 

Registration & Accreditation:

 

AFDA is registered as the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and is a private higher education institution which offers higher certificate and degree programmes that are registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) under the Higher Education Act, 1997 and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). AFDA’s programmes are accredited and we participate productively in the ongoing reaccreditation and quality assurance processes of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) to ensure the quality of our programmes. The DHET registration certificate number for AFDA is 2001/HE07/012.

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HOW TO APPLY

Applying to AFDA is simple:

 

STEP 1:

 

Follow this link and fill out your application form online.

 

Once you have submitted the application form:

 

  • Arrange to visit the campus for a consultation
  • Wait to receive your acceptance letter and then continue to registration

 

STEP 2:

 

Book a consultation at your nearest AFDA campus for a consultation so they can take you through all the information you need to know going forward. If you are unable to make it to a campus, they can arrange for a telephonic consultation.

 

STEP 3:

 

Pay the registration fee to secure your place.

 

STEP 4:

 

Before classes start, make it official by completing enrolment.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATES

AFDA does not having closing dates for applications. Prospective students are encouraged to apply online or at your chosen campus as soon as possible. Once accepted, secure your place by paying registration. Once our programmes are full with registered students, there will be a waiting list for student still looking to register for the coming year.

APPLICATION FEES

There is no application fee to apply to AFDA. Applicants will need to pay a registration fee once accepted, in order to secure a place in their chosen programme.

OPEN DAY INFORMATION

3 October 2020

10am – 1pm (All Campuses)

COURSES ON OFFER

The institution offers a wide variety of under- and post-graduate qualifications:

 

  • Higher Certificates
    • Higher Certificate in Film, Television & Entertainment Production
    • Higher Certificate in Performing Arts
    • Higher Certificate in Radio & Podcasting
  • Undergraduate Degrees
    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Motion Picture Medium
    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Live Performance
    • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Business Innovation
  • Postgraduate Degrees
    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours in Motion Picture Medium
    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours in Live Performance
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation
    • Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture Medium

You can view their fee structures here.

CONTACT DETAILS

Johannesburg:

Tel: 011 482 8345

Email: jhbcampus@afda.co.za

 

Cape Town:

Tel: 021 448 7600

Email: cptcampus@afda.co.za

 

Durban:

Tel: 031 569 2252

Email: dbncampus@afda.co.za

 

Port Elizabeth:

Tel: 041 582 1266

Email: pecampus@afda.co.za