12VC1

12 Visual Communication 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Murphy

Students will:
• Work on a range of assignments based on the DVC syllabus. The quality of assignments and course work is expected to be at a level superior to Level 1. More complex design briefs development, computer aided design skills and understanding and visual communication skills will be required as well as a wider range of modes and media application
• Study architectural/landscape, media/technical illustration and the production of engineering/technological drawing in their assignments
• Be required to present a research assignments based on design and the implications of design on society
• Be required to supply their own A3 folder and instrumental drawing and rendering equipment


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12VC1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $70

Prerequisites

At least 16 credits in Level 1 Visual Communication (11VC1)
OR HoD approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91342 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
6
6
6

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91341 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
6
6
6

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91340 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91337 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
3
3
3
3
3

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0