Level 3 Visual Arts - Design
Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Hambridge
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Design related research, e-learning, drawing, scanning, illustration, designing, digital photography, digital painting, computer graphics, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, collage, mixed media, construction, typography, moving image, folio presentation, scholarship research, exhibition of artwork.
This course leads to tertiary study for a very wide range of careers: graphic design, product design, concept art, interior design, spatial design, architecture, magazine and book design, animation, illustration, computer graphics, fashion design, textile design, photography, creative industries and education.
Recommended Prior Learning
Ideally 12 credits from NCEA Level 1 ART or ADM, Level 2 Design, Visual Arts, Photography, Design and Visual Communication or Fashion Design. If new to Visual Art and Design, students must seek permission from HOD Visual Arts (Mr Hambridge).
Exclusions: a maximum of TWO Visual Arts courses may be taken.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
All course related materials for use in class will be supplied by the school. It is highly recommended that a 16GB USB flash drive is purchased and that students sign up for the discount priced Adobe license offered by the school, which will allow students access to Abode Photoshop at home.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 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.
Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments. Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.