Department of Graphic Design

The Department of Graphic Design grew out of the existing Design Course component of the Fashion and Textiles, which was developed to train students in the Graphic skills of Figure Drawing, Computer Aided Design, Basic Design, Pattern Creation and Development, since the inception of the HND Fashion Programme.

The Graphic Design Programme was established as a department to meet the growing needs and demands for skilled and competent human resource in the Graphic Communication Industry and practical training components of higher education. The programmes shall include Diploma, HND and B’Tech degrees to begin with.

The Programme comprises modules in print media, electronic media, and multimedia studies, including various Computer Aided Design software, Photography, Advertising Design, Communication and Desktop Publishing.

Vision

To be the centre of excellence in the training of professionals in the various graphic communication and design disciplines for the industry and TVET institutions.

Objectives

  • To train professional with skills, competences and knowledge in Graphic Communication job standards
  • To provide competent human resource at the highest levels of qualification for training and mentoring of students in intellectual and analytical skills and creative self-development.
  • To give students opportunities for practical and hands-on-training in skills and competencies in industry and the world of work through collaborative and demand-driven placement and supervision.
  • To prepare students in entrepreneurial know-how for job creation and self employment in their chosen professions.