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Product Design A-Level at King's Oak Academy

Course description

Develop as a designer and understand the complex relationships between design, materials, manufacture and marketing.

Course content

Year 1

Materials, Components and Application 
Learning Through Designing and Making

Year 2

Design and Manufacture 
Design and Making Practice


Entry requirements

Previous experience in Design Technology.


40% Exam Based for Unit 1 and Unit 3
60% course work based for Unit 2 and unit 4

Future opportunities


Degree courses offer a variety of pathways into FE. Apprenticeships can vary from international opportunities with BAE for example, to local designers and manufacturers. Internships in many aspects of technology are also commonplace.


Textile technology; cybernetics; consumer science; product design; electronics; medical technology; dental technology; building crafts; architecture; vehicle design; furniture making; structural engineering; printing; vehicle maintenance; sign making; structural engineering.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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