Design and Visual Communication Level 2

GRA201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Design and Visual Communication 201

This course has a focus in two fields: product design and spatial design (architecture). A chosen design era will be used to influence the outcome of one of two briefs. More complex drawing skills, particularly in orthographic projection and perspective projection will be covered. 

The briefs are likely to revolve around an investigation into a mobile living space or tiny home and an item for it; such as a BBQ, seating, kitchen unit. 

Optional Standard: 
AS 91342 Develop a Product Design (6 credits)


Pathway

Design and Visual Communication Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10, Set square, paper and rendering equipment.


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 12 credits from Level 1 Graphics, or approval from the HOD. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91341 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91340 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91339 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.32 - Produce instrumental perspective projection drawings to communicate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91338 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
2
E
4
A.S. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
2
E
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Disclaimer

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.