Level 2 Design
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. McClintock
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 11 Digiart 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 Selection is confirmed at the start of 2022. You can change the courses you have selected up until the start of next year provided there are still spaces in the course you wish to change to.
Some courses may become unavailable due to the number of students taking the courses or changes in staffing.
New courses may also be introduced, in which case you will be notified and given the opportunity to select the new course.