NCEA Level 3 Design & Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: M. Pearce
This course follows on from the Year 12 DVC course and prepares students for further study at College or University. Year 13 DVC leads on perfectly from Year 12 and gives students the opportunity to take their communication and problem-solving skills to the next level. Students will solve design-based problems in the context of a "Mechanical Brief" and an "Architectural Brief".
This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$25 for graphic stationery, including A3 blocks of cartridge paper, graphic pencils, A3 folder, set squares and ruler retained by student.
Recommended Prior Learning
9 credits in Level 2 Graphics or by consultation with HOD.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16
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.
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,
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.