Level 2 Spatial & Product Design (L2SPD)


Spatial design is about designing spaces for people and understanding how people move, interact and feel within these spaces. Product design is about designing products for people, places and animals and understanding their needs and wants.

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) and product design (including industrial and technological design).

What will I learn?

The course involves working through two design briefs in the areas of architecture and environment, product design and ergonomics.

What should I have done already?

At least 12 credits in Level 1 Spatial & Product Design.

Assessment outline


Assessment regulations

There will usually not be an opportunity for reassessment.

Please visit the New Zealand Qualification Authority 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.

Please visit the New Zealand Qualification Authority page for more details.

Where does this course lead?

Level 3 Spatial & Product Design then tertiary study and careers in design, architecture, engineering and related areas.

Indicative costs

For all indicative course costs please see the course costs page.