Design and Technology AS/A Level at South Holderness Technology College
Design and Technology utilises a wide range of design disciplines but is firmly rooted in the skills required to design and make high quality products - products that are fit for purpose, satisfy wants and needs and most importantly give you the opportunity to demonstrate your design and technology capability.
This course is broken into design theory and industrial practices but also allows for workshop activity in the production of student’s projects, specialising in materials that reflect student choice.
You will study two units at AS level and two units at ‘A’ level.
Unit 1—Portfolio of creative skills
Unit 2—Design and Technology in practice
Unit 3—Designing for the future
Unit 4—Commercial design
5 GCSEs A-C grade including Maths and English
A grade B in GCSE subjects is required for most A level programmes. Please speak to the sixth form subject teacher for specific details on course entry.
This subject is assessed by coursework and written examinations. The coursework element represents 60% of the total marks.
Students who follow this programme often move into higher education and follow degree programmes such as engineering and architecture. Other popular course options include, industrial design, product design, graphical design and interior design.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Holderness Technology College directly.