NCEA Level 2 Design

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Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Malcolm

This  course is great for those students who are creative and who are interested in the professions of graphic design, industrial design,spatial design, and animation. During this course, students will design their own task to create digital outcomes for a number of design briefs including poster design, logo design, and design for a magazine cover. Students use the latest Adobe industry software, so this course suite those who enjoy working with computers in a creative way. 


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Design, NCEA Level 3 Photography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Purchase of an art pack is strongly recommended (price to be confirmed)


Recommended Prior Learning

Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop is recommended but is not essential. Knowledge of Adobe illustrator is  also useful for this course. Entry for students with no experience of the Adobe suite, will be in consultation with the Teacher in Charge (Mrs Malcolm)


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. 91310 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
2
I
4
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91320 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
2
E
12
A.S. 91325 v2 Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


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