Level 2 Design

DESN2
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91320 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
2
E
12
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91310 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
2
I
4
Total Credits

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