- Approx Cost:
- $35.00 plus cost of personal materials (note this is dependent on individual student needs). A laptop is of benefit for this course with Adobe Creative Cloud software. This is available economically via a school licence for students enrolled in this course.
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is of benefit for this course
- Entry Recommendations:
Minimum of 20 credits from PAR201 or a minimum of 20 credits from PGD201 (or at the discretion of the HOD). It is important to note that for those wishing to apply for entry to one of the many tertiary schools of Art and Design, candidates will be required to enrol in two of the following Art subjects:
- DES301 Design.
- PAI301 Painting.
- PHO301 Photography.
- PRI301 Printmaking.
- SCU301 Sculpture.
Note: Only two NCEA Level 3 Art subjects may be taken in any one year due to workload issues, unless special recommendation is given by the HOD of Visual Arts.
- Course Outline:
Students will gain practical knowledge of a range of established forms of design, through a variety of work consisting of drawing notes, developed sequences of drawings, small works and design solutions and finished artwork. Students will also learn about design ideas and the relationships between such ideas, methods, materials and processes. From this they will develop their own independent design practice.
Internal Achievement Standards:
3.2 Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to Design, 4 credits.
3.3 Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established Design practice, 4 credits.
External Achievement Standard:
Folio: A three panel A1 Folio sent to Wellingtron for external assessment.
3.4 Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within Design practice, 14 credits.
Total course credits 22.
- Where Does It Lead:
Entry into schools of Visual Art and Design and other tertiary institutions. Careers in art and design, film, architecture, television, animation, industrial design. advertising, photography, publishing and promotion.
- For further information see:
- Mr H Knutson, Mr S Eng.