NCEA Level 3 Design

13DES
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Lindsay

Students need to learn to solve clearly defined design problems. Solutions need to be communicated through drawings, notes, models and finished work. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of existing design practices, and apply this to their own ideas.
Students will produce work, presented in a portfolio and assignments on a number of themes. The course is assessed through achievement standards that cover the curriculum with total credits of 22.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A3 visual diary, 2x A3 clearfile
It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $40. This covers the cost of the take home materials in the course and a yearly licence fee for Photoshop. This would be installed on a personal computer.
Students will be expected to pay for their own printing costs.


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 12 design gaining a minimum of 12 credits.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91445 v2 Design 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to design
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91450 v2 Design 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established design practice
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91455 v2 Design 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within design practice
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
14
*
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

Architect, Photojournalist, Graphic designer, Creative Director, Print Production Artist, Art Director, Web Designer, Desktop Publisher, Web Programmer, Web Developer, Marketing Designer, Marketing Director, Illustrator, Communications Manager, Visual Artist, Film Producer, Video Maker


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.