Foundation Courses

Foundation in Graphic Design

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Course Summary

Course Category: Foundation Programmes
Time: 2 Semesters (8 Months)
Study Mode: Full Time & Part Time
Intakes: January, May and August
Admission Requirements: IGCSE / O Levels

Tuition Fee: KShs. 92,000 per semester
Admission Fee: KShs. 10,000 (One Time)

Programme Description

The Foundation in Graphic Design aims to provide a basic educational foundation in various aspects of graphic design. The course provides learners with a creative and systematic plan to solve a problem or achieve certain objectives, with the use of images, symbols or even words. It exposes learners to visual communication, aesthetic expression of concepts and ideas using various graphic elements and tools. The programme is tailored to fit the student’s intent to progress to higher level of study within the field.

Programme Objectives

Expose learners to general areas in graphic design

Offer employability skills and knowledge that is essential for entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.

Admission Requirements

Requirement 1

IGCSE – ‘O’ level with passes in English and Mathematics

Requirement 2

ICT Proficiency - ICDL or any other proof of basic computer literacy

Qualification For The Award

To qualify for a Foundation in Graphic Design award, a student must take a total of 6 units. This comprises 4 core units and 2 electives.

Course Duration and Timetable

Eight(8) months which is equivalent to 2 semesters

Full Time:

Monday to Friday:
08:30 am – 10:30 am
11:00 am – 01:00 pm

Tutorial Sessions:
02:00 pm – 04:00pm

Part Time:

Monday to Friday:
05:30 pm – 08:00 pm

08:30 am – 10:30 am
11:00 am – 01:00 pm

Course Fees

Admission Fee:KShs. 10,000One Time
Tuition Fee:KShs. 92,000Per Semester
Extra Unit:KShs. 30,000Per Unit
ICDLKShs. 47,000

Course Schedule (Modules)

Semester 1

Core Units (ALL are Compulsory)

  1. Design Principles in Art and Design
  2. Digital Graphics and Computers
  3. Digital Image Creation and Design
  4. Computer in Art and Design
Semester 2

Electives (Any TWO are required)

  1. Interactive Media Design
  2. Film and Video Editing
  3. Website Design
  4. Design for Advertising

Admission Process

Step 1
Complete the online admission form via the button below
Step 2
Attach certified copies of academic credentials, two (2) passport size photos and proof of identification (National ID or Passport)
Step 3
Pay Admission Fee of KShs 10,000/- by MPesa Paybill or cheque payment direct to the college account. Account details to be provided on request
Step 4
Submit the above items to INtel College

What next after HND

After successfully completing the Foundation in Graphic Design programme, a learner can enrol on the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Art and Design (Graphic Design) for two (2) academic years offered at INtel College. The BTEC Higher National Diploma is a UK certified programme.

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Why INtel?

INtel courses offer students and working professionals solid, international qualifications that help them stand out in any modern business context.

At INtel College, everything you learn can and will be applied to the context around you. You will have opportunities to put your principles to practice in an ecosystem designed to challenge and stimulate. 

Our approach combines local context with an international accreditation that is applicable to any job market. Think beyond the textbook and four classroom walls. We will help refine your goals and career path as you go deeper into your chosen field. 

That’s not all. The peaceful and pleasant environment on campus provides the perfect backdrop to your student journey.

+254 705 694 507
At the end of General Mathenge Drive in Westlands, Nairobi
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Reach out to us directly via the contacts below or pay a visit to our campus in Westlands. If you wish to enquire about this course, feel free to do so via the enquire page. Most enquiries are handled within one working day. If you’re interested in this course, fill the form and you’re good to go!