AFDA Admission Requirements 2023/2024

AFDA Admission Requirements 2023/2024 and AFDA Registration Requirements: www.afda.co.za| Read the details of what you need to be admitted Into the AFDA below.

AFDA Admission Requirements

The management of the Africa Film Drama Art otherwise known as AFDA has released the requirements for everyone seeking admission into the School. In that case, Any Student applying for undergraduate, postgraduate, and Diploma Program must meet the requirements.

AFDA Admission Requirements

AFDA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Higher Certificate

ENTRY INTO FIRST YEAR

  • National Senior Certificate (South African Grade 12 / Matric) with entry into a Diploma or Higher Certificate
  • Should you not have the above, you may be able to qualify to complete and pass the AFDA Entrance Exam

Undergraduate Bachelors Degree (BA / BCOM)

ENTRY INTO FIRST YEAR

  • National Senior Certificate (South African Grade 12 / Matric) with entry into a Bachelor’s degree
  • You may enter an AFDA degree if you have successfully completed the AFDA Higher Certificate course
  • The National Skills Certificate / National Certificate (Vocational) (NCV) on NQF level 4 with 3 fundamental subjects (incl English) above 60% and 4 vocational subjects above 70%
  • A technical N5 certificate with 4 subjects passed on N5 level incl Maths and English
  • The ACE School of Tomorrow (Accelerated Christian Education) on an achievement level similar to matric exemption
  • If you don’t have matric exemption but have passed the first year of an accredited program on NQF 6 or 7 (first year of a diploma or degree)
  • Should you not have any of the above, you may be able to qualify to complete and pass the AFDA Entrance Exam
  • If you do not have matric exemption but are 23 years or older, you can apply for an exemption to study a degree at AFDA with HESA
  • Alternatively, you can take the Entrance Exam

ENTRY INTO SECOND YEAR

  • Check the Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) below find out more
Postgraduate Honours Degree (BA HONS) or Postgraduate Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

ENTRY INTO HONOURS OR MFA

AFDA ENTRANCE EXAM

ENTRY INTO FIRST YEAR OF THE UNDERGRADUATE BACHELOR’s DEGREE

If you are South African and have passed matric, but did not get matric with entry into a Bachelors degree (to get into an Undergrad degree) or matric with entry into a Diploma or Higher Certificate (to get into Higher Certificate), or are an international student that does not have a matric equivalent you can take the AFDA Entrance Exam. This is recognized by SAQA and the final results are approved at the discretion of the AFDA Senate. Please note: the exam can be completed on an AFDA campus or online.

The AFDA entrance exam/ assessment has been designed to offer prospective students who may not be in possession of the right qualification to enter into their chosen course, the potential and opportunity to be conditionally accepted into their preferred AFDA course. It is facilitated by an external psychometric consulting company called NOME. Important points to note with:

  • The assessment is a registered psychometric assessment that has been normed for South African standards.
  • Candidates must be in possession of a school leaving transcript/ certificate.
  • The exam assesses your current and potential learning capability for degree program readiness and you will not need to study for this exam.
  • This exam is booked and completed online on a computer and is followed by an interview with an AFDA staff member.
  • The exam results, interview feedback, and supporting documentation are all reviewed in order to generate a report detailing the results and NOME’s recommendation.
  • Contact your chosen AFDA campus in order to find out how to set up a time to do the entrance exam.
  • The exam fee is charged in South African Rand (ZAR) and payable by electronic transfer directly to NOME Consulting (not AFDA).
    • The fee is subject to an annual increase.
    • Submit supporting documentation and motivational letters to strengthen your application for entrance into our degree program to the relevant career advisor.
    • For example:
      • Motivational letter
      • Any certificates received for outstanding achievements – certified copies
      • CV of achievements
      • Reference letter e.g. from work, community work, or leadership positions you have fulfilled.

AFDA RECOGNISED PRIOR LEARNING

RPL INTO THE SECOND YEAR OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE

  • The minimum requirements to bridge into 2nd year are that you’ve completed 1st year at a registered university in a relevant field and have no outstanding credits.
    OR
  • You have 5 years of relevant experience in the industry with key responsibilities and roles;
    AND
  • That you pass a formal assessment of the discipline you want to enter.

RPL INTO HONOURS

  • The minimum requirements to bridge into Honours are that you’ve completed a BA at AFDA or a registered university in a relevant field and have no outstanding credits.
    OR
  • You have 5 years of relevant experience in the industry with key responsibilities and roles;
    AND
  • That you pass a formal assessment of the discipline you want to enter.

You can enter the AFDA Honours degrees if you have an equivalent bachelor’s degree, and pass the RPL assessment e.g. A BCom and production experience can give you access to study BA (Honours) in Motion Picture Medium with Producing as a major elective discipline, or an architecture qualification and design experience can be assessed to give you access to the Production Design discipline; or if you have a degree in which you learned about language, texts, and writing and/or if you applied it in your work experience (e.g. as a journalist) you may be successfully assessed to enter into the Scriptwriting elective discipline in Honours; or if you have a degree with fashion modules you may be successfully assessed to enter into the costume Make-up and Styling elective discipline in Honours;

RPL INTO MASTER OF FINE ARTS (MFA)

  • The minimum requirements to bridge into Master of Arts in Fine Arts is that you’ve completed a Honours at a registered university in a relevant field and have no outstanding credits.
    OR
  • You have 10 years of relevant experience in the industry with key responsibilities and roles;
    AND
  • That you pass a formal assessment of the discipline you want to enter.
    To find Discipline-specific RPL processes, please refer to the Academic Yearbook

Related Article: AFDA Courses and programs Offered

From the above article, you can access African Film Drama Art admission requirements, if the is any other additional information you need, please visit the school official website  Or drop a comment below and Demzyportal Team would give you the additional information you want.

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