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The Creative Academy promises our students and parents the delivery of a goal-oriented education that will develop and refine a student’s abilities to the highest level, in order to make their creative futures sustainably rewarding.

We encourage learners to become leaders

On this shared journey within a dynamic environment, every student’s individuality is nurtured as they are prepared on a practical, technical and theoretical level.

Our exceptional mentors encourage curiosity and guide a new generation of forward-thinking leaders to embrace change and focus on what is essential for the future.

Our Mission & Philosophy

It is the mission of the Creative Academy to develop and sustain a student-centric learning environment as a direct pathway to professional excellence.

With a progressive, transdisciplinary vision, the Creative Academy is dedicated to the development and support of a community of practice that encourages innovation and co-creation.

The Creative Academy embraces an ethos that cultivates young, creative professionals to uphold and protect the integrity and sustainability of the creative industry.

Code of Ethics

The Creative Academy is committed to a code of ethics that is based on accountability and responsibility, respect and the principles of equality and non-discrimination, and therefore does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or HIV/Aids status in the administration of its educational or employment policies.

The Creative Academy prepares learners to become leaders in the creative industry – both locally and abroad – in a wide spectrum of creative careers.

The Creative Academy aims to develop and sustain an Afrocentric institutional culture and approach to teaching that ensures authenticity and a meaningful impact on the African continent.

Legal status & Accreditation

The Cape Town Creative Academy (Pty) Ltd is a privately owned company
(Company Registration No: 2011/119961/07).

All three-year degree programmes offered by the Cape Town Creative Academy (Pty) Ltd are accredited by the Council on Higher Education and registered on the National Qualifications Framework on level 7 by the South African Qualifications Authority.

The Cape Town Creative Academy is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training: Certificate No 2014/HE07/009.

Programme Code CHE reference Number SAQA Reg Number NQF Level
Bachelor of Arts (Communication Design) BA (CD) H/PR624/E001 93546 7
Bachelor of Arts (Contemporary Art) BA (CA) H/PR624/E004 97970 7
Bachelor of Arts (Interaction Design) BA (ID) H/PR624/E002 91116 7
Bachelor of Arts (Motion Design) BA (MD) H/PR624/E003 93545 7

An Industry-Guided Approach

The Creative Academy’s team of highly experienced educators and design practitioners continually work in close collaboration with industry connections to ensure that our programmes reflect and respond to the latest developments in the Creative Industries.

Our programme outcomes are measured in relation to international standards of competence and the constantly changing needs of the job market. A high employment figure for graduates is a priority for the Creative Academy.

An Industry-Guided Approach

The Creative Academy’s team of highly experienced educators and design practitioners continually work in close collaboration with industry connections to ensure that our programmes reflect and respond to the latest developments in the Creative Industries.

Our programme outcomes are measured in relation to international standards of competence and the constantly changing needs of the job market. A high employment figure for graduates is a priority for the Creative Academy.

Our Approach Includes:

• Master designers training and mentoring students.

• Structured and closely-managed internships.

• Incorporating Business Management and Entrepreneurial Studies.

• Appropriate teaching methodologies in transdisciplinary design to deliver innovative graduates.

• A design education model based on industry involvement.