Level 2 Art Design

Course Description

Contact Person: A. Heinz

This is a course designed to introduce students to the skills of specialist Art Design. Students choose either Graphic Design or Illustration as their field of practice and will develop their drawing and thinking skills in the context of contemporary design practice. They will work both by hand and with computer graphics programmes and the emphasis will be on imaginative and informed problem solving.


Level 3 Art Design, Level 3 Art History, Level 3 Art Painting, Level 3 Art Photography, Level 3 Art Printmaking, Level 3 Art Sculpture

Contributions and Equipment

Course Contribution $35.00 for materials plus additional printing costs.

Entry Requirements

11ART, 11ARP or any other Design based subject would be useful but is not always essential.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91314 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to sculpture
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
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
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Artist, Diversional Therapist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Patternmaker, Arborist, Architectural Technician, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Historian, Artist, Artistic Director, Baker, Metal Worker, Tattoo Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Urban/Regional Planner, Chef, Draughtsperson, Cutter, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Communications Professional, Industrial Designer, Event Manager, Conservator, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Medical Radiation Technologist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Early Childhood Teacher, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Media Producer, Florist, Game Developer, Gardener, Hairdresser/Barber, Industrial Spray Painter, Primary School Teacher, Joiner, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Nanny/Child Carer, Photographer, Printer, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Television Presenter, Telecommunications Network Planner, Animation, Robotics Designer Video and Film: Software Engineer, Makeup and Prosthetics, Animations and Digital Artist, Sound Recording and Production Media - TV, Music Videos Graphics: 2D Animator, Illustrator, Brand and Identity Designer, Packaging Designer, Visual Designer, Computer Finished Artist, Junior Art Director, Textile Designer, Architect, Interior Designer, Video Game Designer, Web Designer, Film and Video Editor, Information Systems, Engineer, Software Developer, Small Business Owner, Website Developer, Website Manager, Research and Development, Product and Support, E-Commerce, Marketing Consultant, Sales and Marketing, ICT Security Specialist

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