L2 Design & Visual Communication - Semester A

2DVCA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Cooper

Level 2 Design & Visual Communication - DVC Product  Design

Why should students take this course?

This is a great course to take if you are interested in becoming an Architect, Industrial Designer, Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Film industry/Gaming Designer or any other creative endeavour. 

What curriculum skills will students learn in this course?

Design and visual communication focuses on spatial design using student centred design briefs to enhance students ability to conceptualise, develop and communicate design ideas and potential outcomes.

Students will learn skills, to effectively communicate ideas using effective thinking and presentation skills to showcase their design ideas.

Important information

Students who wish to gain  subject endorsement will also need to take this subject in Semester B.


Prerequisites?

None. Having undertaken DVC in the previous year  is an advantage



Pathway

L3 Design & Visual Communication - Semester A, L3 Design & Visual Communication - Semester B

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

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. 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. 91342 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Pathway Tags

Architect, Architectural Technician, Surveyor, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Quantity Surveyor, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, User Experience Designer, Geospatial Specialist


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Disclaimer

Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.