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. 
  •  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.
  •  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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13DS1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $100

Prerequisites

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

Credit Information

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. 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
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
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
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
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.