Design 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Elmes


If you did not take a pathway course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval

Level Three Design asks students to identify a real world problem or issue that can then form the basis of their design. Students learn how to create a brand that effectively communicates and develops designs for a purpose.

•Solving a design problem and preparing a folio presentation
•Computer skills
•Digital camera / electronic manipulation
•Type and image
•Promotional material

Course Overview

Term 1
Students design work for their chosen brand, issue or problem. Learning about typography, imagery and relevant design conventions will occur throughout this term.

Term 2
Students continue to design work for their chosen brand. Greater ownership of outcomes and ideas should begin to occur with the student making choices for the direction of their work based on their audience.

Term 3
Students work towards their three panel folio submission during this term. Developing and extending their ideas is key to ensure that their work shows progression. Students will create a range of design based outcomes that are relevant to their brand and audience.

Term 4
Students will submit their three panel folio submission early in Term 4.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Software Developer, Architect, Urban/Regional Planner, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Project Manager, Network Administrator

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$70 (+ Any additional costs associated with Software Licensing)

Assessment Information Two internal assessments and one external submission make up the assessments on offer in this course. Students who submit the external folio board complete this during the year and present the work for marking in Term 4.
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