Design and Technology (Product Design) - AS Level at RR6 Wimbledon
Why study Product Design? This course is ideal for students wishing to combine theory and practical activities. You will develop understanding of contemporary design and technological practices and consider the uses and effects of new technologies and modern materials. What topics will I study? This dynamic course will look in depth at the role of the designer, the use of modern materials and digital media, and utilising CAD/CAM technologies to design and manufacture graphic products. How will I be assessed? You will be examined in product study and advanced innovation. At A2 students will be examined on their ability to design, make and evaluate, and product design. The AS/A Level will be assessed via 2/4 units respectively. There will be one piece of controlled assessment in each year and one public examination. An example/illustration of the type of work involved: You will: initiate design solutions; develop, test and trial working models and prototypes; develop and sustain imagination, innovation and flair when working with concepts and materials.
GCSE DT or Product Design grade B or higher
This course is the perfect stepping stone towards any design-based career, and is particularly appropriate for creative students interested in digital media, fashion, advertising and product design as it develops the essential skills needed to meet the demands of these constantly evolving industries.
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact RR6 Wimbledon directly.