Admission to Art and Design Diploma programmes
For Admission to the Diploma in Fine Art, Diploma in Fashion Design, Diploma in Art Education, Diploma in Jewellery and Textile Designing and Diploma in communication Design, a candidate must have:
Sat the Uganda Certificate of Examination or equivalent and obtained a certificate.
At least two advanced level passes at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, one of which must be in either art or technical drawing or in music or in wood work or in metal fabrication.
Sat the Uganda Certificate of Technical Education and obtained a certificate.
Sat and passed the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Technical Education and obtained a certificate.
Category Three: – Degree Holders
For admission to Diploma in Fine Art and Diploma in Design under Degree holders, a candidate should posses a non fine art or design degree from a recognized institution after obtaining both Ordinary and Advanced Level certificates.
Category Four: – Diploma Holder
For admission to Diploma in Fine Art and Diploma in Design under non Fine Art and Design Diploma Holders, a candidate should have a diploma from a recognized institution after obtaining both ordinary and advanced level certificates of education or their equivalents.
All students applying for admission to NIAAD Diploma and Certificate programmes must in addition to the above requirements, present a folio of their art and design work to allow NIAAD staff evaluate their knowledge in Art and Design field
NIAAD has two intakes each academic year: August/September intake and February/March intake.