Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

DVC201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Crawford

Recommended Prior Learning

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


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.


Faculties:

Design and Visual Communication



Pathway

Level 3 Design and Visual Communication

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

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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