10 Design & Visual Communication (Full year option)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Dunsmore

Course Objectives:
Design and Visual Communication teaches students the drawing and design skills needed in areas of design such as Architecture, Engineering and Industrial Design. This course provides a thorough preparation for students considering taking DVC in the senior school. The course has two main areas of learning:

Visual Communication: where students are taught how to use 3D sketching techniques, instrumental drawing skills and computer graphics software to create and express ideas.

Design: where students are taught creative thinking and problem solving skills that enable them to generate and develop design ideas.

Course Content:
The topics covered in this course include:

  • Product design 1: Cupcake Box
  • Architecture 1: Studio Design
  • Architecture 2 : Landscape Design
  • Product design 2: Computer-aided design and laser-cutting

Learning Areas:


Assessment Policy & Procedures

11 Design and Visual Communication, 11 Design Technology

Design and Visual Communication is useful for students who are considering a career in Architecture, Engineering, Landscape Design, Urban Planning, Spatial, Graphic or Industrial Design.