Design and Visual Communication Level 3
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Nyberg
Students learn through spatial and product design projects. Creativity is encouraged through a selection of stimulating and relevant design contexts. High quality presentation and drawing skills are expected. Students will use design language to articulate the exploration and refinement of their ideas adapting shapes and forms from a diverse range of subjects and applying these to their designs.
Students will apply their learning from previous years to solve complex design issues and produce a portfolio of design work. This will include the use of freehand sketching, instrumental drawing and computer aided design (CAD).
Recommended Prior Learning
Achievement of 14 Credits Level 2 DVC, is recommended.
Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28
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.