The SAE Institute is the world’s leading educator in creative media industries, offering higher education qualifications and short courses in:

 • Animation
 • Audio (Sound Production)
 • Filmmaking
 • Gaming

What makes SAE Institute the right choice for you?

  • SAE Institute South Africa is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution with the Department of Higher Education and Training for the qualifications as per registration no. 2013/HE07/001
  • Deliver exceptional programs in world-class facilities
  • Offer a state of the art campus in both Johannesburg and Cape Town providing students, staff, and guests with an inspiring environment in which to work and study
  • Ensure their students receive an outstanding education, internationally recognized qualifications, and industry-relevant skills
  • Provide you with a Successful Pass Money Back Guarantee
  • Educated, developed, and mentored award-winning alumni of prestigious international and local film and music awards
  • In existence for over 44 years, providing you with the best reputational start
  • A global leader in creative media education with 47 campuses in 23 countries

Are you interested in a career in the creative media industry?

Then you’ve come to the right institution

Choose your area of specialization: 

  Animation is pure imagination. Few industries allow you to create what has never been seen before, which is very, very cool Get on track to make some serious noise in the audio industry
Qualifications offered * Bachelor of Arts in Motion Design and Animation
* Higher Certificate in Animation and Visual Effects
* Bachelor of Arts in Sound Production
* Higher Certificate in Sound Production
Details of our full-time courses





Career paths * 2D/3D animator
*Web Animation
* Modeller
* Rigger
* Visual effects
* Character or game asset artist
* Educational media production
* Motion graphics designer
* Architectural visualiser
* Spatial GIS data processor
* Post-production for broadcast media
* Sound engineer
* Radio broadcast producer/engineer
* Post-production engineer in film and TV
* Music producer
* Sound location recorder
* Mastering engineer
* Live sound engineer
Industries that you’ll work in * Real estate and engineering
* E-learning resource creation
* Web animation
* Advertising
* Film and television
* Corporate services
 Live music
* Music Publishing & sound recording
* Film
* Television
* Radio advertising * Game music 


  Filmmaking is the magic that we don’t always see, but we feel Gamers have the skills to change the world, and we can give you the skills to help change yours
Qualifications offered * Bachelor of Arts in Film Production

* Higher Certificate in Digital Film Production

* Bachelor of Artis in Game Design and Production
* Higher Certificate in Game Design and Production
* Higher Certificate in Virtual Reality Studies
Details of our full-time courses





Career paths 

* Video editor
*Cinematographer * Director
* Screenwriter
* Producer
* Visual effects artist
* Colourist
* Assistant director
* Camera assistant
* Broadcast designer
* Production assistant
* Editor
* Screenwriter or visual effects artist

* Studio engineer
* Game designer
* Level designer
* Game economy designer
* Community manager
* Simulation specialist
* Systems designer
* Sound designer for games
* Level designer
* Content designer
* Tools engineer
* Back end and network engineer
* User interface designer
* Systems designer
* Software engineer
* Game player engineer
Industries that you’ll work in * Advertising
* Television production
* Corporate business
* Film production
* Self-employed freelancer
* Screen industry 
* Urban planning
* Education & training
* Healthcare
* Advertising
* Emergency management
* Corporate business


The institution also offers a wide range of short courses and online courses.

Part-time: https://www.sae.edu.za/courses/part-time-courses/

Online: https://www.sae.edu.za/online-courses/online-short-courses/

Online: https://www.sae.edu.za/online-courses/online-short-courses/

If you’re looking to learn more about the industry visit our YouTube channel and get a full insight on what you will learn https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtWApLeYNJ5w4LZQYwXScqw


Book your personalized campus tour and explore our state-of-the-art facilities today!


Or, attend one of our open days between August and December 2021!




Campus Open Day

12 March 2022

Campus Open Day

09 April 2022

Campus Open Day

28 May 2022

Campus Open Day

11 June 2022

Campus Open Day

25 June 2022

Ignite Week

27 June 2022 – 2 July 2022

Campus Open Day

16 July 2022

Campus Open Day

27 August 2022

Campus Open Day

17 September 2022

Campus Open Day

29 October 2022

Campus Open Day

26 November 2022

Campus Open Day

10 December 2022


Or contact us: Click HERE to apply today!


Cape Town:
Tel: +27 (0)87 057 1972
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6th Floor, De Waterkant Centre, 9 Somerset Road Greenpoint, Cape Town, SA, 8005
Tel: +27 (0)10 442 6940
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2nd Floor, Design District Building, cnr Keyes & Tyrwhitt Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196


Or visit our website for more information: https://www.sae.edu.za/






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