NCEA Level 3 Art Design - Creativity in Action

13DES
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. YATES

By following the design process and using a myriad of traditional and digital mark making techniques you will select and resolve a design brief with your creative flair and passion.

You will learn to use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to design publicity, event or business of your choice.  You will explore various elements of design which include typography, illustration, image-making, product branding, website design, user experience design, and animation.  By the end of the course you will be able to understand how to visually communicate your ideas to a wider audience.  There is now an option to submit your work as a digital portfolio for the external standard for those interested in animation or time based projects.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $80 (this includes all art materials)
Stationery Requirements: Included in course contribution


Recommended Prior Learning

It is helpful to have studied Fine Art, Design or Photography at Level 2.


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
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91450 v2 Design 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established design practice
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
3
E
14
*
A.S. 91460 v2 Visual Arts 3.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates purposeful control of skills appropriate to a visual arts cultural context
3
I
4
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

* 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: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

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Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.