DESN2
This course requires 2 options.

Level 2 Design

Course Description

What is Design

Design is a creative subject that will provide students with an opportunity to develop art knowledge and skills. Students will create artworks while learning about the work of various artists and the cultural and social contexts that their artworks reflect.

What this course involves

In level 2 design, students can study, develop and produce a body of work. They will learn to critically engage, evaluate and investigate artistic procedures and practices. Although the emphasis is on design, student work can demonstrate influences from printmaking, photography, painting and sculpture.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Own computer and access to suitable graphic programmes.

Recommended Prior Learning

Success with a portfolio at Level 1 Art.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91320 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91315 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91310 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
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: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0