DVC201

Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Crawford

Students will continue to develop and use their expertise in drawing and design theory gained in DVC101 to resolve more complex design briefs.

With a focus on spatial and product design, students will continue to develop their skills in planning, time management and identifying and meeting the needs of complex design briefs through exploring and refining ideas. 

Students will explore and refine their ideas through various modelling techniques these being: drawing, rendering, extended research, 3D sculpture, SketchUp, Fusion360 and Adobe Illustrator. Students will learn to draw from a number of different design practices and practitioners to inspire their work.

Students will utilise and further extend their skills in graphic design and visual communication in a presentation brief to promote their work.

At Level 2, students are expected to complete at least 5-10 hours of work a week outside of class time.

Recommended Prior Learning

Achieved 10-12 credits in Graphics 101, or referred to HOD DVC.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A set of pencils (2H, H, HB, B, 2B), 2 erasers, ruler.

Pathway

Architecture, product design, graphic design, landscape design, urban planning, set design, creative directing, typography and advertising.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91337 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91338 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91339 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.32 - Produce instrumental perspective projection drawings to communicate design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91340 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91341 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91342 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91343 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 29
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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