Design and Visual Communication Year 10 (Option 2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Nyberg

Students taking this course will study ideas associated with architecture, media, and product design. You will be taught how to take an idea and present it as a fully realised solution, to do this you will study formal drawing systems, sketching, computer-aided design, and presentation techniques to solve various design briefs. This course is a foundation course to help develop skills and knowledge for Level 1 DVC. This course pathway will lead you in two directions. One will be with Design Technologies which will focus more on realising and building your designs, the other direction will be Art Design, where you will look more into the artistic design features of products and/or character design. This course offers a solid foundation for both directions.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


This subject leads to:
NCEA DVC Levels 1 - 3
A wide range of possible careers eg Architecture /CAD /Engineering / Applied Technologies / Product Design / Landscape Design / Media Design / Creative Arts etc