AAA School Of Advertising

Admission Requirements:

Applicants are required to have the appropriate combination of recognized NSC (National Senior Certificate) subjects, as well as certain levels of achievement in matric in these subjects, and the required APS points, as illustrated in the table below.

Degrees, Diplomas and Higher Certificates

*Specific admission requirements by Qualifications

Qualification NQF Duration Minimum Requirements
BA in Marketing Communication (full-time) 7 3 years

NSC with Degree endorsement.

APS: 24 if Maths was passed OR 25 if Maths Literacy was passed.

50% for English/Language of Instruction.

40% for Maths/Maths Literacy.

BA in Marketing Communication (part-time) 7 4 years

NSC with Degree endorsement.

APS: 24 if Maths was passed OR 25 if Maths Literacy was passed.

50% for English/Language of Instruction

BA in Creative Brand Communication 7 3 years

NSC with Degree endorsement.

APS: 24 if Maths was passed OR 25 if Maths Literacy was passed.

50% for English/Language of Instruction.

40% for Maths/Maths Literacy.

Diploma in Marketing Communication 6 3 years

NSC with Diploma endorsement.

APS: 20.

50% for English/Language of Instruction.
Passed Maths/Maths Literacy.

Diploma in Visual Communication 6 3 years

NSC with Diploma endorsement.

APS: 20 AND a pass in Maths/Maths Literacy.

Higher Certificate in Marketing Communication 5 1 year

NSC with Higher Certificate endorsement.

APS: 20 AND a pass in Maths/Maths Literacy.

Higher Certificate in Visual Communication 5 1 year

NSC with Higher Certificate endorsement.

APS: 20 AND a pass in Maths/Maths Literacy.

*Mature Age Exemption: Candidates who have attempted matric/Grade 12, reached the age of 23 before or during the first year of Registration may be considered for admission. Work experience may also be considered for RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning).

Recognition of Prior Learning, Exemptions, Applications for Credits:

For the BA in Marketing Communication, a maximum of three modules in year one, and three in year two, will be exempted, based on similar modules passed at the requisite NQF level at a university/higher education institution.

With regard to BA in Creative Brand Communication, applicants can apply for exemption of Visual Studies, based on a similar NQF level module passed at a university/higher education institution.

Fees:

QualificationDuration2020 Course Fees
BA in Marketing Communication
(full-time)
3 yearsR84,990.00
BA in Marketing Communication
(part-time)
4 years

YR 1-3: R59,990.00

YR 4: R54,990.00

BA in Creative Brand Communication3 yearsR84,990.00
Diploma in Marketing Communication3 yearsR64,990.00
Diploma in Visual Communication3 yearsR64,990.00
Higher Certificate in Marketing Communication1 yearR44,990.00
Higher Certificate in Visual Communication1 yearR44,990.00
  • R500 Application fee and R9000 deposit is required.
 

Officially tuition fees are due and payable on 31 January each year. Fees can, however be paid as follows:

  • In full by 28th February 2020 (5% Discount for upfront payment.)
  • In two equal instalments as follows:
     – First instalment 50% by 31st January
     – Second instalment 50% by 31st May
     – No interest is charged.
  • A monthly instalment plan of up to 10 months may be arranged.

Note:

  • Non-South African residents must pay the full tuition fee by 31 January 2020.
  • On written acceptance of the student to study at the AAA, a non-refundable payment of R9000.00 is required to secure admission. This amount must be paid and it will be credited against your tuition fees, should you become a registered student.
  • Each year the AAA School Board will decide on any escalation of fees.
  • Non-payment of the tuition fees can result in deregistration as per our Enrollment Agreement and may prevent you from access into the campus and attend lecturers.
  • Fees are not refunded in the case of cancellation of studies during the academic year

Bursary applications

Occasionally, bursaries are awarded to the AAA by the Industry. All applications are submitted directly to the bursary awarding Institution.