Level 3 Design
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. McClintock
DESIGN - YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
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, look at artist models and learn Adobe skills.
The main focus of the course is to strengthen skills in:
Visual composition and layout design
Planned Total Credits Offered 22
For further information see: Ms McClintock
Students must have passed their Level 2 Design Folio Board external or have gained at least 14 credits in Level 2 Design. Students with no design background who wish to take up Year 13 Design need to see the Ms. McClintock regarding entry into this course prior to commencement.
It will suit students who have an interest in Design and Digital Art and are interested in looking at and creating things such as; branding, websites and magazines. Students will need to be able to think creatively and imaginatively to develop ideas. Students would also need to finish off design work outside of lesson time.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
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.
Animator/Digital Artist, Business Analyst, Patternmaker, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Sound Technician, Baker, Tailor/Dressmaker, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Urban/Regional Planner, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Technical Writer, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Florist, Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, User Experience Designer, Garment Technician,
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.