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Design & Visual Communication

Level 2 DVC Course Outline

Product and Spatial Design
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Term

Code

Achievement Standard Title

Credits

Int / Ext

FAO

1 - 4

91337

Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas

3

E

N

1 - 2

91340

Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas

3

I

N

1 - 2

91341

and/or

91342

Develop a spatial design through graphics practice

Develop a product design through graphics practice

6

6

I

I

N

N

3

91343Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design4IN

What should I have already achieved?
Entry Requirement: Automatic - Minimum 12 credits in Level 1 DVC/TEM course. 
OR TIC approval.

What will I learn?
You will learn to use a variety of media and a range of skills and methods for expressing your creative ideas.
  • Product Design focuses on the design of products, services and systems that will benefit individuals and society as a whole. Products can be tangible, three-dimensional manufactured objects such as consumer products, furniture, packaging, sports equipment, or can be product interfaces and product related systems and services.
  • Spatial Design focuses on the design of spaces. Such spaces can be defined by four walls, but equally they might radiate outwards with few physical boundaries and change with time. In Spatial Design we aim to creatively question the conventions of architecture, interior, landscape, event, performance and urbanism.
How will this course be assessed?
You will need to choose standards from the table above to suit your interests and learning needs. It is recommended you complete both 91341 and 91342. It is recommended that you will submit work for 4 standards totalling 16 credits. Work will be developed using a portfolio throughout the year. The external standards are also developed during the year and will be submitted to NZQA in Term 4.
Will there be any FAO?  (Further Assessment Opportunities)
No
Are there any Pre-requisite for Level 3?
12 credits in Level 2 Design & Visual Communication including 1 external paper, or by the discretion of the teacher in charge of Design & Visual Communication, in consultation with the LA.

What are the course costs?
$40 to cover materials, consumables and a stationary pack.


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