13DS1

13 Design 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Corkery

This course teaches students the fundamentals of visual design. This includes idea development, design processes and the exploration of common design conventions.     

  • It prepares students for further study and careers in design-related fields such as Graphic Design, Spacial Design, Package Design, Architecture, UI Design. 
  •  The focus of the year’s work is contemporary visual design. Students will typically attempt design problems that involve corporate identity, typographic layout, graphic design, illustration or comic design. Moving image folios can also be submitted for the external.
  •  The final submission of work is presented on a three-panel portfolio or short 3 minute movie. Those submitting for Scholarship do an additional 8x A3 Pages workbook.


Course Overview

Term 1
Setting a Brief
Identifying influence
Branding
Gathering Resources

Term 2
Idea development
Convention exploration

Term 3
Layout Design
Technical Investigations
Idea development
Convention exploration

Term 4
Submission Output

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13DS1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $75

Prerequisites

At least 20 credits in Level 2 Design (12DS1)
OR HoD approval

Students who have followed a Year 12 Visual Art class (Painting and Photography) will likely be granted entry but approval for this must go through HOD (CRK) 

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91445 v2
NZQA Info
Design 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to design
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91450 v2
NZQA Info
Design 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established design practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91455 v2
NZQA Info
Design 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within design practice
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 14
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 93307 v12
NZQA Info
SCHL - Design
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 0
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

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.