Design and Visual Communication Level 3
Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney
Design and Visual Communication (301)
This course has a focus in the fields of product design and spatial design. Students will look for inspiration from natural sources in an individual and creative process. Having established the potential for a starting point they will need to develop this into a brief.
A theme of sustainability will run through the course, allowing students a wide field in
which to develop a brief in product design or spatial design. More in-depth work is
expected at this level with a greater level of self-management.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$10 Set square, paper and rendering equipment.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least 12 credits from Level 2 Graphics, or approval of the HOD.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22
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.
Architect, Photojournalist, Graphic designer, Creative Director, Print Production Artist, Art Director, Web Designer, Desktop Publisher, Web Programmer, Web Developer, Marketing Designer, Marketing Director, Illustrator, Communications Manager, Visual Artist, Film Producer, Video Maker,
Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.