A Level Design and Technology: Product Design at St Peter's Catholic School
Product Design is an exciting and challenging course that offers you the opportunity to study, design, develop, and make innovative solutions for everyday products. You will study a combination of Resistant materials, Systems and control and graphics. Product Design is a suitable option for those wishing to pursue careers in design, architecture, fashion, electronics, engineering and interior design. You will study everyday products and what influences design. Using this information as inspiration you will design your own products.
Through making and modelling you will develop your practical skills. You will design using a range of new technologies including computer aided design and manufacture.
AS Course outline
F521: Advanced Innovation Challenge
F522: Product Study - portfolio investigating and developing existing products
A2 Course Outline
F523: Design, Make and Evaluate - portfolio creating and making your own design
Students wishing to study Product Design must have a grade C for GCSE Design & Technology. An enjoyment of investigating and challenging the design of existing products is a key element. As 50% of the course is portfolio based students need to be self motivated and manage their time effectively. Students need to be able to think laterally and apply their knowledge in new situations.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Peter's Catholic School directly.