Harvard Design Academy emphasizes innovative design processes through research, practice of creative skills and integrates knowledge acquired in each of the specialized areas. In addition, students are exposed to real life projects, industry competitions, enriching field trips to showrooms and rigorous internships to ensure industry-readiness. The program aims to equip students with the ability to make decisions and solve problems in the design industry. Our philosophy is to unite research, creativity, technology, innovation and enterprise in order to realize ideas that have impact and exert influence. A key signature of the Harvard Design Academy is based on a collaborative approach where students innovate with industry partners (local and global corporations), other academic institutions and with industry experts.


To be the Premier Centre for Creative Careers in Africa.

Harvard is Accredited by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA).

To promote student INNOVATION, creative COLLABORATION and passion for EXPLORATION in design aimed at TRANSFORMING lives and connecting communities through the power of education; to create the next generation of design professionals to learn, practice, serve, and lead the global design community.

Thank you for considering HARVARD, ‘The Premier Centre for Creative Careers in Africa.’ I say ‘the premier centre’ because you’ll be placed in a professional atmosphere from day one. Our program offers you a chance to develop your talent and acquire skills sought by the creative marketplace. With the rapid development of new technology, the design and architecture discipline has become much more competitive. To meet these needs, students and professionals need to stand out from the pack. HARVARD provides a great opportunity to students and the commitment to professional training to position them to respond to changes in the global economy. They are therefore ready to enter the industry immediately after completion of their course with high quality of skills and experience. I hope the passionate knowledge, modern facilities and extensive curriculum detailed in this catalog convince you that HARVARD should be your first choice for formal training in Design and Architecture.

Harvard President, George Washington, Ph.D