NCEA Level 3 Design & Visual Communication
Teacher in Charge: K. Backhouse-Smith
This course is very flexible in its construction and allows students to focus on Product and/or Spatial Design.
Designs are initiated through exploration of existing forms allowing students to develop relevant skills. CAD programs allow students to gain relevant industry/further education experience.
This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
9 credits in Level 2 Graphics or by consultation with HOD.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
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.
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.