Year 13 Design and Visual Communication

13DVC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Maunder

Content:
This course builds upon knowledge from previous years. At this level, the course is individualised. Students are expected to work independently and manage time and resources effectively. Design thinking and visual communication skills will be assessed through two major projects – spatial or product, plus presentation.

Skills:
Students will develop their ability to:
• Resolve a product and spatial design in response to a brief
• Develop and prepare a body of work for presentation purposes
• Develop design thinking skills, with a focus on structures and the look
• Integrate and apply visual communication and design skills



Contributions and Equipment

Specific requirements for this class are:
Final product - $30.00 (optional)


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91622 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.22 - Implement complex procedures to make a specified product using a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91627 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration
3
E
4
*
A.S. 91628 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.31 - Develop a visual presentation that exhibits a design outcome to an audience
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91629 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.32 - Resolve a spatial design through graphics practice
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91630 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.33 - Resolve a product design through graphics practice
3
I
6
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Pathway Tags

architecture, product design, engineering, interior design, landscape design, industrial design