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DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DESIGNTEXTILESAS & A2 at St Thomas More Catholic School

Course description

AS LEVEL

Unit 1. Materials, Components and Application

Students consider materials and components used in manufacture, manufacturing systems and design in practice.

Unit 2. Coursework

May take a number of forms; a single design-and-make project, two smaller projects and/or a portfolio of work

A2 LEVEL

Unit 3. Design and Manufacture

Major development in textiles technology, product life cycle and fashion cycles, designing in the human context, industrial and commercial practice.

Unit 4. Coursework

Students continue to design and manufacture exciting textile products alongside an understanding of the processes and procedures of commercial textile manufacture.

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement for a GCE AS/A2 course is 6+ grades A*-B at GCSE or equivalent. For a student to study at GCE AS/A2 a subject that they studied at GCSE they must have achieved at least a grade B in that subject at GCSE where the subject requires previous study

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Thomas More Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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