13DES

Level 3 Visual Arts Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Carlan-Riddell

This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained in your Year 12 Visual Arts Design class. You will explore a range of artistic conventions, ideas and techniques in Design, both historical and contemporary, and then apply that to your own portfolio project. You will select from a range of Design scenarios, and work to fill a variety of briefs for your internal and external assessments. Your internal assignments will contribute towards the external assessment, and the project will a year long investigation into your scenario. Your project will allow you to investigate topics that matter to you, and will allow you to express your original ideas, wrapped around the Design conventions of your chosen artist and design era models.

Possible scenarios can include: corporate identity, event promotion, public awareness campaigns, or experience design. Methods and media to respond to your briefs can include computer graphic design, fine arts techniques, illustration, digital painting, moving image design, 3-D modelling, product design and more, depending on your skill set and level of ability. Students will be encouraged to follow their strengths and look towards what they wish to pursue in tertiary education or in the workforce.


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Visual Arts Design or equivalent experience. Use of Photshop, Illustrator or other applications.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

64 GB+ memory stick or hard drive
Laptop/device highly recommended
Photoshop suite license on own device $40.00 (tbc)
Access to a digital camera recommended
Printing costs $50, or depending on students' choice of submission tbc

Assessment Information

There are two compulsary internal assessments, one optional internal assessment, and one external assessment.

Pathway

https://youthguarantee.education.govt.nz/initiatives/vocational-pathways/
The Creative Industries pathway: If you’re the creative type there’s a multitude of opportunities in this industry, from working in visual and performing arts to roles in communications and events. People in this industry are cultural ambassadors for the country, they tell our stories and help shape the future.
Careers include Architecture, Graphic Design, Animation/gaming Design, Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Museum and Education, Theatre and Film production, Art Therapy, and so much more!

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91440 v2
NZQA Info
Design 3.1 - Analyse methods and ideas from established design practice

This Achievement Standard is optional.

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 14
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 26
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

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

Students taking this course are eligible to be awarded this subject as part of the requirement for 14 credits in three University Entrance approved subjects.

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.

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