Level 3 Design and Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor
This comprehensive design course will expose students to both architectural and product design practice. The course is designed to progress students in their creative industries career pathways, but will also benefit students interested in other pathways such as manufacturing and technology and construction and infrastructure. At the end of Term 3, students will exhibit their design work in the Technology Faculty Showcase. This course also provides the opportunity for students to work towards scholarship. In addition, students will also have the opportunity to create a set of working drawings of their design in line with industry practice.
A study of Design and Visual Communication in Year 13 will contribute to awards in creative
industries, construction and infrastructure and manufacturing and technology vocational pathways. Careers in these sectors include: Architect, carpenter, quantity surveyor, engineer, artist, media designer and advertising manager among many others. In this course students will be assisted in producing their portfolios for tertiary design courses.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Students are to provide a pencil and A4 sketch book.
Recommended Prior Learning
Achieved grades in AS91338 and AS91341 from the Level 2 DVC course. Alternatively, by HOD approval.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
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