Level 3 Spatial & Product Design


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course enables you to extend your understanding and skills in designing and visual communication in the fields of spatial design (architecture, landscape, interior design etc.) or product design (including industrial and technological design). You will complete a portfolio of work suitable for gaining entry to tertiary design courses.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Through projects involving design and visual communication. Investigation and experimentation with techniques will complement formal teaching.
  • You will write your own design briefs and have a great deal of freedom to pursue your own interests in spatial or product design.

WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?

At least 15 credits in Level 2 Spatial & Product Design.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:


Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External UE Literacy R/W
AS 91628 Develop a visual presentation that exhibits a design outcome to an audience.
6 Int X
AS 91629 Resolve a spatial design through graphics practice 6 Int X
AS 91630 Resolve a product design through graphics practice 6 Int X
AS 91337 Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas 3 Ext X
AS 91340 Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas 3 Int X
AS 91341 Develop a spatial design through graphics practice 6 Int X


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

30


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

There will usually not be an opportunity for reassessment.


See the NZQA Information page for more details.

 

  • There is no reassessment opportunity for students who do not hand work in on time.

  • Each unit will have a deadline and you will be given these closer to the start of each topic. Deadlines, obviously must be met.

 

Authenticity and Appeals:


Assessment work completed must be your own work.


These issues are dealt with by the college’s assessment procedures.


Read the NZQA Information page for details.

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

Level 3 Spatial and Product Design involves a rich variety of learning experiences leading to a wide range of career and further study opportunities. These include design, engineering, architecture at university or polytechnic and related careers.

INDICATIVE COSTS:

Materials $42.00