Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Jacobsen

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits in NCEA Level 1 Art or negotiation with Curriculum Leader.

This course will offer students the opportunity to learn about design, advertising, marketing and communication through research and practical investigation. Students will use their own drawings, photographs, artistic influences, Illustrator and Photoshop to create a 2 panel portfolio of work for the external assessment.

Internal assessments 4 credits. External assessment 12 credits.

Learning Areas:


Course Costs

As students will be using Illustrator and Photoshop for their design work it is advisable (but not compulsory) for students to have these programmes on a home computer.

Pathway Tags

professional artist, art gallery director, photojournalist, film director, design consultant, art conservator, commercial photographer, illustrator, fashion designer, art critic, graphic designer, lecturer, art teacher.