Level 2 Design
Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Robson
DESIGN - YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
This course aims to build and refine skills in Design and Adobe software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Students will also learn how to develop their own ideas through looking at the current Design world, research eras of Design and research of their artist models.
The main focus of the course is to strengthen skills in:
Visual composition and layout design
Planned Total Credits Offered 20
For further information see: Ms McClintock
Students must have passed their Level 1 Folio Board external or have gained at least 14 credits in Level 1 Visual Arts or Digital Arts in order to gain entry. Students with no art background who wish to take up Year 12 Design need to see Ms. McClintock regarding entry into this course prior to commencement.
Level 2 Design will suit students who have an interest in design, illustration, digital art and are interested in looking at and creating things such as; branding, websites and magazines.
To be successful at this subject it would be useful if students have completed Level 1 Art. Students will need to be able to think creatively and imaginatively to develop ideas. Students would also need to finish off artworks outside of lesson time.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Animator/Digital Artist, Copywriter, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Dancer, Beauty Therapist, Tattoo Artist, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Make-up Artist, Curator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Media Producer, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Hairdresser/Barber, Model, Photographer,
Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.