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Department of Applied Design

The Department of Applied Design at CPUT offers Diplomas and Postgraduate degrees in Fashion, Jewellery Design and Manufacture, Product and Industrial Design, and Visual Communication Design.

Designers often work in multidisciplinary teams to tackle complex problems in society by applying specialist skills in the development of products, services and systems. At CPUT design is taught by doing and as a student you will get the opportunity to engage in a variety of creative projects in an inclusive and supportive environment. The Department of Applied Design embraces and values ethical behaviour, personal integrity, compassion, and collaboration, whilst striving for diversity, technological relevance creativity, and innovation.

Contact us

Faculty Office Mrs Popi Makubalo 021 460 3296
HoD: Applied Design Dr Monica Di Ruvo 021 460 3442
Dept Secretary Mrs Melinda Gordon 021 464 7221